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  • CEO Rose Lopez – Inspiring, Innovative, Strategic, Creative

    By Valerie Vinyard It takes someone exceptional to run one of the largest nonprofits in Tucson. Fortunately for Intermountain Centers for Human Development, President and CEO Rose Lopez appears to have things well in hand. Though Intermountain reported a $30 million budget last year, many Tucsonans are unfamiliar with the 45-year-old organization. Its 20 or...

  • Intermountain Academy

    Providing Mental Health Care for 45 Years

    By Valerie Vinyard In its 45 years, Intermountain Centers for Human Development has come a long, long way. The concept began as the Southwest Indian Youth Center, a community-based, federal grant-funded program on Mount Lemmon for adjudicated American Indian youth. For nearly four years, 70 male teenagers from 18 communities in Arizona, Nevada and Utah...

  • Intermountain Centers & Pinal Hispanic Council form Alliance

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul O’Rourke (520) 721-1887 x-5239 porourke@ichd.net   Intermountain Centers and Pinal Hispanic Council form Alliance Greater number of members will be served with a full and integrated continuum of medical and behavioral services TUCSON (November 30, 2017) – Intermountain Centers announced today that it has formed an alliance with one of...

  • KOLD Investigates:

    The darkness of depression and fight against teen suicide TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) Every seven hours, someone in Arizona dies of suicide. Two out of three of those people has undiagnosed depression. Teenage suicide continues to climb across the country, with the rate among young girls hitting a 40-year high. KOLD News 13 spoke...

  • School options for children with autism

    By Angela Pittenger Arizona Daily Star Read Article Holding a round disc, Greyson Batz pretends to drive a bus. The passengers are his teacher and another student. He turns the wheel and even bounces in his seat. “Where are we going?” Maria Serrano-Lopez asks her students at Intermountain Academy, a private school for children with...

  • Tucson teen overcomes addiction through rehab program

    Posted: Jul 13, 2017 5:27 PM MST Written By Zack Briggs Beating drug addiction is a difficult journey for many. Johnny Alcantar, 17, took part in that journey and succeeded. Alcantar’s history with substance abuse began in sixth and seventh grades. His experimentation with cocaine, spice and marijuana led to addiction and juvenile detention. It...

  • The children’s museum is hosting a new program for kids with special needs

    Children with special needs and their families can now enjoy the children’s museum before anybody else gets there at a reduced admission of $3 per person. The Children’s Museum Tucson is hosting its MyTime Inclusion Program on the third Saturday of each month, when the museum will open an hour before it opens to the...

  • Giving back in Southern Arizona

    Tucson Conquistadores: The civic group donated $12,500 to Intermountain Centers for new PE equipment for students at Intermountain Academy. The school serves students with autism in grades kindergarten through high school. Since its inception in 1962, the Tucson Conquistadores has raised $32 million for young athletes. Professional golf has been the primary source of the...

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