Services at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center  

Chemical Dependency Programs


Banner Thunderbird Behavioral Health Center in Glendale, Ariz., offers extensive chemical dependency or substance-abuse programs for adults and adolescents.

Inpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Program (Adults)

  • We provide detoxification and stabilization for alcohol and other addictions.
  • We offer 12-Step self-help groups, intensive inpatient therapies
  • All individual, family and group encounters are focused on:
    • Understanding addictions
    • Coping with symptoms and cravings
    • Creating a relapse prevention plan
    • Helping clients and their families identify their motivation to achieve recovery.

Adult Intensive Outpatient - Chemical Dependency Program

  • We teach the skills and provide the tools necessary for lifelong recovery.
  • The program meets three times a week for an average of eight weeks. Group therapy provides education on addiction as a disease.
  • Continuing support is provided in our Relapse Prevention Group.
  • Group meeting times are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 a.m.- noon, or 6-9 p.m.
  • For a free assessment for outpatient therapy groups, call (602) 254-HELP (4357) and request an appointment with an assessment therapist at Banner Thunderbird IOP programs.


Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 W. Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 865-5555
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