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Outpatient and residential treatment for substance use & co-occurring disorders with general health services available at our Integrated Clinic.

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Housing Services

Housing is the foundation of Native American Connections and a principle method of supporting individuals in alcohol and drug recovery, family stabilization, and community wellness. NAC has developed, owns and manages 850 units of supportive and affordable housing.

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Native American Connections champions community development projects that strengthen the Native American Community and celebrates the rich cultural histories of indigenous peoples. NAC is a leader in community efforts to end homelessness. We advocate for affordable housing and easy access to whole-person healthcare.

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AA / Recovery Meetings

AA Meetings Open to Public! Hosted at NAC Outpatient on Wednesdays and Patina Mountain Preserve on Thursdays (effective 10/5/2023).

AA Meeting Schedule

Wednesdays, 11:00am - 12:00pm, NAC Outpatient, 4520 N. Central Ave. Suite 100 PHX, AZ 85012

Thursdays, 7:30pm - 8:30pm, Patina Mountain Preserve, 1431 E Dunlap Ave, PHX, AZ 85020

Additional Recovery Meetings in Phoenix:

AA - aaphoenix.org/meetings
NA - arizona-na.org/meetings/valley

AA Meetings at Native American Connections

Sweat Lodge Ceremony

As with our ancestors, the Sweat Lodge is a traditional purification ceremony. The leader teaches about the ceremony, Native American traditions, culture, and rituals, and the uses of the structure, hot rocks, heat, sacred herbs, and water. NAC hosts two Sweat Lodge Ceremonies for clients, limited client family or care providers, and staff at a 15 person capacity for each ceremony. Please verify your ability to attend and contact the specific location to reserve your space before attendance.

For Women

Location: Patina Wellness Center, 337 E. Virginia Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004

Date/Time: Every other Monday, arrive no later than 6:00pm

Contact: 602-226-4500

For Men

Location: Patina Mountain Preserve Wellness Center, 1431 E. Dunlap Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85020

Date/Time: every Tuesday, arrive no later than 6:00pm

Contact: 602-612-3617

Participants of NAC's Sweat Lodge Ceremonies

The Sweat Lodges at Patina Wellness Center and Patina Mountain Preserve are closed to the public community with exception to the following groups:

  • Residential clients
  • NAC Recovery Housing clients
  • Active IOP clients
  • Active staff members
  • Family/Support member of residential clients (1 guest per residential client per ceremony)
  • Family/Support member of staff/facilitators (1 guest per staff/facilitator per ceremony)

Sweat Lodge and Traditional Healing at Native American Connections

The Sweat Lodges have a capacity of 15 people; please call the specific location you plan to attend to confirm availability and reserve your space. Patina Sweat Lodges are not co-ed however we do respect the preferences of our Two-Spirited Relatives. 

Tips for the Sweat Lodge Ceremony

  • Hydration begins prior to ceremony please drink plenty of water throughout the day especially as the summer weather has begun, while there are many benefits to the hot stones, it can prove dangerous if you are not properly hydrated.
  • Wear loose clothing - women: long skirt is recommended
  • Women who are on their Moon/Cycle are in their own natural process of cleansing; please refrain from ceremony accordingly
  • Bring your own towel and water for after ceremony replenishment, the heat from the rocks and structure will leave you sweaty and parched
  • May want to remove any jewelry and keep valuables in your vehicles. NAC is not responsible for any person's lost or missing items.