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Holding Hands

About Us

It is the mission of the Southwest Arkansas Counseling and Mental Health Center, Inc. to prevent, treat, and cure mental illnesses and related disorders.  No one will be denied access to services due to an inability to pay.  A sliding fee scale is available and is based on family size and income.

Serving individuals in Hempstead, Howard, Lafayette, Little River, Miller and Sevier counties.

For over 50 years, Southwest Arkansas Counseling and Mental Health Center, Inc. (SWACMHC) has been providing services for individuals and families throughout southwestern Arkansas.  Services are provided to individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse problems, as well as youth experiencing legal problems.

Currently, services offered include: 

  • Assessment and Referral

  • Outpatient Adult, Child, Family and Marital Therapies

  • Psychological Evaluation

  • Psychiatric Assessment and Medication Management

  • Day Treatment and Community Integration

  • Youth Services

  • Emergency Services

  • Substance Abuse Services

  • Drug and Alcohol Safety Education Program

  • Consultation and Education

Meet the Leadership Team

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Mike Cluts, M. Ed, LPC

Executive Director


Amy Coleman

Chief Financial Officer

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Sharon Powell

Human Resource Manager

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Donna Brister, D.O.

Medical Director


Bubba Powers

Youth Service Director


A special thanks to United Way for the generous funding of Jefferson House.

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Show Your Support

Want to join our efforts but not sure where to start? Make a Donation and take advantage of this incredible opportunity to lend your support. It’s a great way to contribute to our cause, and every little bit counts towards paving the path for a better tomorrow. Get in touch with us today for more details about how you can help.

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Help Us Soar

This is one of the simplest ways to help out our cause. We believe the best way for our initiatives to be successful is for the community to actively get involved. This is an easy and efficient way of contributing to the great work we do at Southwest Arkansas Counseling and Mental Health Center. Get in touch with any questions about how you can Volunteer Your Time today.

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