Methodist Family Health provides quality, compassionate psychiatric and behavioral healthcare to children and families throughout Arkansas. We serve thousands of clients in our inpatient, residential and outpatient venues of care.

Methodist Family Health is the management company of: Methodist Children’s Home, Methodist Behavioral Hospital, Methodist Counseling Clinic and Arkansas CARES.

Our Mission

The Mission of Methodist Family Health is to give the best possible care to those who may need our help and to treat the whole person: behaviorally, emotionally, and spiritually.

Our Values – TEACH

Teamwork: We work as a team that cooperates, helps each other and believes in excellence.
Empowerment: We value individuality and one’s ability to dream and achieve.
Accountability: We take responsibility for our actions and decisions.
Compassion: We show compassion, understanding and concern for others.
Honesty: We are truthful, fair and honest.

We Can Help

Methodist Family Health’s emotional and behavioral healthcare services are designed to help children, adolescents and their families. We offer inpatient psychiatric hospitalization for children ages 3 to 17; outpatient counseling clinics; grief counseling services; psychiatric residential treatment centers; therapeutic group homes; school-based counseling services; therapeutic day treatment programs, K-12; youth emergency shelter; and treatment for mothers with addictions and their families.

MFH offers 24-hour, confidential, no-charge assessments for children and adolescents in crisis. We accept Medicaid and most private insurance. For an assessment or admission information, call the Assessment and Referral Department at 501.803.3388 or 866.813.3388 toll free or email

To learn more about programs and services, please call 501.661.0720 during business hours or email

To find out more about supporting the work of Methodist Family Health through charitable giving, please call Carolyn McCone with the MFH Foundation at 501.906.4202 or email

For information about volunteering, contact Jamie Griffith at 501.906.4209 or