The history of HOPE is a fascinating story that centers around peers working to raise up and support those facing mental health and behavioral challenges. With success and merit, HOPE has grown to include many areas of the behavioral health landscape. Take a look at how HOPE has evolved…
HOPE is Born
Helping Ourselves Pursue Enrichment (HOPE) begins as a grass roots member-centric organization. Individuals utilizing behavioral health services in Pima County meet to provide peer support for navigating the system.
Incorporates in the
City of Tucson
to officially become
HOPE’s Warm Line opens to callers
throughout Pima County, providing peer
support to individuals in need.
HOPE becomes a Community Service
Provider in the Community Partnership of
Southern Arizona (CPSA) public behavioral
Diversion Services begins administering peer support to individuals involved in the Mental Health Court of Pima County.
HOPE Opens Nueva Luz
HOPE’s Nueva Luz site becomes licensed as an outpatient clinic and expands services to include case management and therapy.
HOPE becomes the only 100% Peer and Family run Comprehensive Service Provider in the state of Arizona.
HOPE Yuma Opens
HOPE opens site in Yuma, AZ, offering outpatient services and peer support.
HOPE And The Cenpatico Network
HOPE becomes a Specialty Provider in the Cenpatico Network, providing services to bridge the gaps in behavioral health care with a focus on recovery, wellness and reintegration.
HOPE Welcomes Apache Junction
HOPE opens 4th outpatient clinic in Apache Junction, co-located with Empowerment Systems. Offering outpatient services and peer support.
HOPE Integrates With Wellness Connections
HOPE integrates the peer services offered by Wellness Connections – adding support centers in Douglas, Sierra Vista, Safford, and Nogales to the HOPE family.
HOPE Nominated as Center for Excellence
HOPE is designated by Arizona Complete Health as a Peer and Family-Run Center for Excellence, the criteria for which include service excellence and community collaboration.
HOPE and Spectrum Partner
HOPE and Spectrum Healthcare Group partner to fully blend peer-run behavioral health, psychiatry, and primary care, co-locating in centers throughout Southern, Southeastern, and Northern Arizona.