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Substance use treatment and physical health services including residential treatment for substance use and co-occurring disorders. Get connected today.


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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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Community Services

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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Wellness Centers

Patina Mountain Preserve Wellness Center

1431 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85020

The Patina Mountain Preserve Wellness Center is a 48 bed residential substance use treatment center designed to support men in recovery from addiction or substance use disorder. Patina Mountain Preserve is a curated environment situated on the edge of the Phoenix Mountain Preserve in Sunnyslope that includues specialized services incorporating the expansive environment and wilderness activities. This site maintains a number of supportive services; residents can expect the following and more during their stay.

Family Unification Support

Individuals in families or with children can coordinate with Native American Connections' intake specialists to cohabitate with their partner and/or children (ages birth to 5 years) during the day at Patina Wellness Center, our substance use treatment center for women and families, and stay evenings at Patina Mountain Preserve Wellness Center, receiving transportation to and from these locations to support family connection and stability as residents continue through recovery.

Substance Use Disorder Treatment

Treatment at Patina Wellness Center provides substance use and co-occurring health services focusing on the integration of mind, body and spirit. Native American Connections provides behavioral health support to residents in several forms; check out some of the services residents can expect at Patina.

  • Individual, family, and group education
  • Life skills and health education
  • Family reunification
  • Parenting, healthy, relationships, domestic violence education
  • Medical and medication services
  • 12 step and recovery support meetings

Traditional Healing

Patina incorporates Native American traditional healing practices meant to support the spiritual and emotional health of residents in additional to creating a pathway to hope, wellness, and an improved quality of life. Here are some of the services residents can expects to support their cultural and spiritual health as they work on healing. See our traditional healing page to get an in-depth look the inclusion of traditional healing practices.

  • Sweat lodges
  • Smudging
  • Talking circle
  • Songs and drumming
  • Red Road teachings
  • Native crafts, storytelling, and cultural presentations 

Patina Mountain Preserve Sweatlodge

An exciting and welcomed additional to Patina Mountain Preserve has arrived. Residents joined our cultural counselor to create a traditional Sweatlodge, now in use at Patina Mountain. Check out images of the build and stay tuned for more information on this important project.

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Get Started

Reach out to our team with the form linked below. We will respond promptly to provide the information necessary to get started with services.

Connect with our team

If you have questions or concerns, reach out to us at 602-424-2060 or to have our intake staff help you.

Intake assessments are offered in-person by appointment or walk-in as well as by phone. Our team will coordinate with you to provide the best method of meeting. See our Outpatient Treatment Center information for hours of operation.

Client Referral

Agencies and providers can refer directly to NAC by filling out our referral form and sending via fax to 602-424-1623 or email to

Members of tribal communities interested in developing a referral program may call us at 602-254-3247 or email

Patina Mountain Preserve Wellness Center Exterior

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