Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center, INC. Announces Clinics

Texarkana, Arkansas— September 30, 2021 — Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Mental Health Center, INC. (SWACMHC) announces the four SWACMHC sites now approved for National Health Service Corps (NHSC) student college loan repayment assistance. The mental health centers are located at Texarkana, Hope, Nashville, and De Queen Arkansas.

Through the SWACMHC sites the NHSC can help to repay student college loans for Health Service Psychologists (HSP), Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNP), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Psychiatric Nurse Specialists (PNS), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT), Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) and Licensed Substance Abuse Counselors (LADAC-LADC)

Jason Campbell, Marketing Director for SWACMHC states, “To say we are excited to announce this approval is an understatement. College students planning their futures, and professionals I work with daily will have the opportunity to apply for loan repayment assistance and that is truly wonderful for those with the passion to help others and who worked so hard to achieve their goals. With four locations in four counties, we cover a broad section of SW Arkansas for individual possibilities.” Campbell continues, “In the few hours since being informed of this change, I have been contacting colleges throughout southwest Arkansas. I can say the reaction has been amazing and I hope word is traveling fast to the professionals that need it most”.

Ashton Nealy, APRN with SWACMHC, working in Nashville and De Queen states, “I think this is a great opportunity for students and recent graduates that are looking to focus more on their craft and the care of the patients and less on the stress of the monthly payments, as an APRN with my own student loans to pay off I definitely will be applying”. 

Originating in 1967, and officially incorporating in 1982, Southwest Arkansas Counseling & Metal Health Center, INC. continues the, over 50-year, mission to prevent, treat and cure mental illnesses and related disorders.

For more information, possible clinical placement, and preceptorships please contact our main office at


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