Southwest Counseling Service
is a comprehensive community mental health and substance abuse treatment center that has been providing services to Sweetwater County for more than 40 years. We provide a wide variety of professional mental health and substance abuser services and focus on providing solutions for everyday people.

 

   (307) 352-6680

Enriching lives through wellness, recover, and hope.

SOUTHWEST COUNSELING SERVICES


Mission Statement

Provide comprehensive, integrated mental health and substance abuse services that promote recovery and wellness.


Vision Statement

Be the provider of choice and excellence.

Core Values

Southwest Counseling Service believes without reservation that:

  • Provide high quality, accessible and cost effective care.
  • Provide an environment that treats people with respect and dignity.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Provide a working environment where employees are engaged and committed to their work.
  • Provide for continual education, advocacy, and collaboration with community partners.
  • Provide business practices that are efficient, accountable, and honest.

SCS LOCATIONS
 
Southwest Counseling Services - Mental Health
1124 College Dr. Rock Springs, WY 82901
Phone: (307) 352-6680
Fax: (307) 352-6676

Hours:
Monday and Wednesday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 1:00pm

 
 
Southwest Counseling Services - Recovery & Billing
2300 Foothill Blvd. Rock Springs, WY 82901
Phone: (307) 352-6677
Fax:(307) 352-6614

Hours:
Monday and Wednesday 8:00am - 9:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am - 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 7:30pm
 
 
Southwest Counseling Services - Medical Services
2706 Ankeny Way, Rock Springs, WY 82901
Phone: (307) 352-6680

Hours:
Monday –Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am - 12:00pm

 
 
 
 
 
Southwest Counseling Services - Green River
115 E. Flaming Gorge Way Green River, WY 82935
Phone: (307) 872-3205

Hours:
Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday 11:00am - 8:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 11:30am
Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday Closed
 
 

SERVICES PROVIDED
ACCREDITATIONS

Southwest Counseling Service is always working to provide the best possible services to the individuals of Sweetwater County. Our broad range of services, therapy, and treatment focus on evidence-based practices, best practices, State of Wyoming rules and regulations, and international behavioral health standards and requirements.


View the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accreditations.

 

WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Southwest Counseling Service is currently certified by the Wyoming Department of Health Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Division in the following:

  • Adolescent treatment services
  • Co-occurring treatment services
  • Criminal justice population
  • Level 0.5 early intervention / DUI education
  • Level 0.5 early intervention / MIP education
  • Level I outpatient adolescent
  • Level I outpatient adult
  • Level II.1 intensive outpatient adolescent
  • Level II.1 intensive outpatient adult
  • Level III.1 clinically managed low-intensity residential adult
  • Level III.3 clinically managed medium-intensity residential adult
  • Level III.5 clinically managed high-intensity residential adult
  • Mental health outpatient and residential services
  • Residential treatment for persons with dependent children
  • Women’s specific treatment services

 


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

Southwest Counseling Service is governed by a proactive and knowledgeable Board of Directors that is essential to our success.

Our Board of Directors primary focus areas are:

  • To provide financial oversight of Southwest Counseling Service.
  • To determine and maintain the organization’s mission, purpose and core values while representing all citizens of Sweetwater County.
  • To establish the goals to best meet the behavioral health needs of Sweetwater County.
  • To determine the priority of services.

 

July 1, 2020 Board of Director
  • Kori Rossetti, Board Chair
  • Amy Galley, Vice Chair
  • Kate Neal – Treasurer
  • Danielle Schumacher – Secretary
  • Tom Jarvie
  • Kathy Luzmoor
  • Jackie Grubb
  • Commissioner Roy Lloyd (ex-officio member)

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SOUTHWEST COUNSELING SERVICE HISTORY

Southwest Counseling Service is a comprehensive, community mental health and substance abuse treatment center in Sweetwater County with offices located in Rock Springs and Green River, Wyoming. Southwest Counseling Service was originally named Sweetwater County Counseling and was founded in 1962. The name was changed in 1965 and the center has been a part of Sweetwater County since. The agency originally employed five workers and since then has grown to over 140 employees.


Accomplishments

Southwest Counseling Service has been a leader in the State of Wyoming for behavioral health.

Accomplishments include:

  • First to employ a psychiatric advanced practice registered nurse with prescriptive privileges in 1986
  • In 1989, Southwest Counseling Service opened the first psychosocial group home in the state
    • Also, developed and implemented a semi-independent living program for individuals in need of less-intense care
  • In 2000, Southwest Counseling Service opened the first therapeutic community residential substance abuse treatment program
  • Opened the first 28-day substance abuse treatment program in the state with Rosen Recovery Center in 1988
    • Now a short-term substance abuse residential treatment program
  • Opened the first women’s addiction program in the state in 2000
    • Was the first residential treatment program in the state to allow women to bring their children into treatment with them
  • The first community mental health and substance abuse treatment center in Wyoming to be Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accredited in 2001 and has since been accredited
 

WAMHSAC
 

Southwest Counseling Service is a part of the Wyoming Association of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers (WAMHSAC).

The WAMHSAC is made up of the mental health and substance abuse centers throughout the state of Wyoming that serve as the delivery system for state funded public mental health and substance abuse treatment.

 
Additional Information
  • All centers have a volunteer governing board.
  • All WAMHSAC participants are accredited and meet national standards regarding treatment services.
  • Services are designed to meet the needs of each center’s community. Client involvement and input are key to the development of these services.
  • The WAMHSAC is comprised of 20 centers throughout Wyoming that provide outpatient and/or residential mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services.
  • WAMHSAC centers provide a comprehensive array of services, making it possible for clients to access all mental health and substance abuse treatment needs. This approach reduces duplication, produces collaborative efforts, and provides the best opportunity for a seamless system of care, which means better care for you and your loved ones.
  • WAMHSAC centers provide sliding fees and accept most insurance, to help make treatment affordable
 
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