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Guidance Center Treatment Services

What we do.

Life can be difficult. Statistically, most people find themselves in need of some mental health or behavioral health care at least once in their lifetime. This might be due to a particular situation that has occurred or just one’s innate biology. Either way, seeking care is nothing to be ashamed about. It is a more common need than most people believe. The key is seeking treatment early.

The Guidance Center is the Community Mental Health Center serving the communities of western Arkansas.  We provide a wide-array of care for children, adolescents and adults. These services are for the treatment of mental, behavioral and substance use disorders.

Our staff includes licensed counselors, clinical social workers, psychologists, APRNs and psychiatrists who are educated and specialize in the treatment of mental and substance use disorders. With this multi-disciplinary approach, we are able to take care of all your needs.  These services include:  


  • Outpatient Counseling
  • Substance Use Treatment
  • Psychological Testing
  • Medication Management
  • Group Therapy and
  • A variety of additional programs for children and adolescents, as well as adults and families.