Mikid

"Improving Arizona's Children's Behavioral Health one family at a time."

MIKID Believes:
  • Parents know their children best
  • Most families are multi-stressed, not dysfunctional
  • The focus should be on the strengths not the faults
  • Planning Services should be a joint effort of family and professional
MIKID Offers:
  • Information Centers
  • Assistance - by phone, email, or in person
  • Support Groups, Education Meetings
  • Referal to Resources
  • Direct Support Services

Programs & Services

Respite

  • Rest and relief for the parent/guardian of a child with a behavioral health diagnosis*
  • MIKID offers center based (select areas only) and community based respite services.
Skills Training

  • Independent living, social and communication skills*
Family Support

  • In person interaction with family members directed toward restoration, enhancement, or maintenance of the family functioning to increase the family‚Äôs ability to effectively interact and care for the youth in the home and community*
Peer Support

  • Self help/peer support services are provided by persons or family members who are or have been consumers of the behavioral health system*
Counseling (available in select areas only)
*From ADHS/DBHS Covered Behavioral Services Guide