As school counselors, we are often unable to provide the level of personal counseling that our students may require due to the limited time we have with them. In these situations, we offer suggestions from community agencies that may be better able to meet the students' needs.
- NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) offers a 6-class course for parents and direct caregivers of a child or adolescent who has developed the symptoms of mental illness/serious emotional disturbance. Offered at no-cost. See their flyer for more information.
- NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) is offering a summer Basics class in Spanish for parents/caregivers of children and teens with mental health challenges. This is a 6-week educational and support program focusing on skill building and self-care. Classes will be on Wednesday evenings starting on July 7, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The class is offered via Zoom. Here is the flyer with more information for this opportunity.
Below you will find a partial list of community resources and the areas in which they specialize. The Counseling Department is not recommending any specific organization and families should contact the one that they feel is appropriate for their needs. Families may also want to contact their insurance company to determine coverage and services available.
2·1·1 Arizona is a webiste that offers links to a variety of resources from individual and family services, mental health and support groups to health and dental, military and veteran support as well as substance abuse disorders.
Impact of Southern Arizona serves both Pima and Pinal County residents and is an agency of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona & United Food Bank. They can be reached at 825-0009 or online at www.impactsoaz.org.
Crisis Intervention Arizona Complete Health 866-495-6735 AZCompleteHealth.com Crisis help The Trevor Project 1-866-488-7386 thetrevorproject.org 24/7 Crisis and suicide prevention for LGTBQ youth and young adults CODAC Behavioral Health 327-4505 codac.org Provides primary and behavioral health care to adults and youth Creative Counseling Solutions 531-1934 ccstucson.net Counseling services Crisis Response Center 301-2400
24 hour Suicide prevention Emerge! Center Against Domestic Abuse 888-428-0101 emergecenter.org 24 hour crisis hotline for domestic violence United Way Resource Finder 211 cir.org Crisis response network Crisis Text Line 741741 https://www.crisistextline.org/text-us/ 24 hour crisis help by text Substance Abuse Al-Anon/Alateen 323-2229 al-anon-so-az.org Friends and Family of alcoholics Alcoholics Anonymous HOTLINE 624-4183 aatucson.org Alcohol abuse Alcoholics Anonymous Office 882-7422 aatucson.org Office hours: M-F 9:30-5:30; meetings vary by location and time Cottonwood de Tucson 800-727-0441 cottonwoodtucson.com Substance abuse for 18 and older In Balance 370-5333 inbalancecontinuum.com Substance abuse Abuse Las Familias 327-7122 arizonaschildren.org Sexual abuse Love is Respect
1-866-331-9474 Text "LOVEIS" to 1-866-331-9474
loveisrespect.org National teen dating abuse hotline Our Family Services 323-1708 ourfamilyservices.org Information on community resources in southern Arizona SACASA-Southern AZ Center Against Sexual Assault
237-1171 or Crisis Line: 327-7273
sacasa.org 24-7 anonymous and confidential sexual assault hotline and LGBTQ resources with safe room Mental Health Cope Community Services 792-3293 copecommunityservices.org Individual, family, and/or group therapy Palo Verde Behavioral Health 322-2888 Ask for "Intake department" paloverdebh.com Psychiatric patient care Renewal Centers, Inc. 791-9974 renewalcenters.net Faith-Based Counseling Center Sonoran Behavioral Health 520-214-0211 sonorabehavioral.com Mental Health disorders and addictions The Mind Clinic 520-428-4834
Free mental health clinic at UA College of Medicine Family Resources Chicanos Por la Causa 602-257-0700 cplc.org Health, Housing, Education, and Economic help DES Family Assistance 877-600-2722 des.az.gov Unemployment, Food stamps, Health Insurance Marana Health Care 682-4111 mhchealthcare.org Provides healthcare to all individuals regardless of insurance status or ability to pay El Rio Health Care and Dental 670-3909 elrio.org Medical and dental services Parenting Information / Reporting 602-248-0428 parentingaz.org Call line for help, report abuse Community Food Bank 622-0525 communityfoodbank.org Provides hunger relief, health and education Tu Nidito 322-9155 tunidito.org Grief support for death in child's life and support for serious medical conditions Teen Resources It Gets Better Project itgetsbetter.org Inspiring LGBTQ stories and resources Jewish Community Center 299-3000 tucsonjcc.org Sports, summer camp, after school programs, hangouts Planned Parenthood 800-230-7526 plannedparenthood.org Safe sex information; contraceptives, health and STD screenings Southern Arizona Aids Foundation 628-7223 saaf.org Safe sex information Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services 1-877-882-2881 teenoutreachaz.org Free pregnancy testing, support, education YMCA of Southern AZ 623-5511 tucsonymca.org Sports, summer camp, after school programs, hangouts Youth on Their Own 293-1136 yoto.org Supports homeless, foster, and group home youth to graduate and beyond