Mental Health Resources
As a part of the initiative to provide resources on mental health, we have provided information in one central location for our community members.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: Dial 988
988 has been designated as the new three-digit dialing code that will route callers to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. A trained counselor will listen to callers, understand how the problems are affecting them, provide support, and connect them to resources if necessary.
Crisis Hotlines (24/7, FREE, Confidential)
- Maricopa Crisis Line (602) 222-9444
- Crisis Text Line 741-741
- Teen Lifeline (602) 248-8336
- Trevor Lifeline for LGBTQ youth 1-866-488-7386
- Domestic Violence 800-799-7233 or Text “LOVEIS” to 22522
Information About Grief
For additional assistance, on how to have a conversation with your child please see the links below.
We can all help prevent suicide. For more information on warning signs and risk factors
If you are interested in locating mental health/counseling services for you or a loved one, below are some helpful places to start:
- Your insurance company can assist in locating mental health providers covered in your plan. You can call the number on the back of your insurance card as well as visit your insurance website. This will provide resources that are directly covered by your insurance.
- Psychology Today provides a database of local therapists, psychiatrists, treatment centers, and support groups.
How to Use Psychology Today to find a Mental Health Provider
- Visit psychologytoday.com
- Click on Find a Therapist
- Use the drop-down to identify what you are looking for:
- Therapists – mental health providers that provide counseling
- Psychiatrists – mental health provider that prescribes medication
- Treatment Centers – specialized facilities to address substance abuse, eating disorders, inpatient treatment, etc.
- Support Groups – individuals with similar challenges that meet together with a mental health provider
- Enter the City or Zip Code where you would like to find a provider.
- The search will generate a list of providers. You can use the tabs to narrow your search. For example, you could click on insurance and identify that you have United Health
- Care or click on More and there will be options to identify preferences with language, ethnicity and others.
- Click on providers from the results to learn more about them, their practice, costs, insurances accepted, etc.
- Once you find a provider, contact them via phone or email to make an appointment. Some providers will provide a free consultation to see if it is a good match.
- Please note there are a variety of professions that are able to provide therapy such as Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), LMSW (Licensed Master Social Workers), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT).
- notMYkid is a non-profit organization and licensed outpatient mental health center providing in-person and virtual individual, group, and family therapy as well as peer support and group coaching for teens. Additionally, notMYkid can provide care coordination.
- For more information or to schedule a consult, click here to fill out the notMyKid pre-screening tool.
Chandler CARE Center
- Chandler CARE Center is a resource facility providing access to medical, dental, counseling, and social services for families. Most services are free of charge.
Additional resources include food boxes, community referrals, parenting programs, immunizations, and WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) services.
- 777 E. Galveston St. Chandler, AZ 85225
- (480) 812-7900
Southwest Behavioral & Health Services
- Southwest Behavioral & Health Services offers a variety of programs to meet the needs of families. Programs include inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment, in-home support, prevention services, and individual/group counseling.
Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is located within the Chandler Care Center. Call (602) 351-6960 for more information or to make an appointment.
A Friend Asks (App)
- A Friend Asks is a free app from The Jason Foundation that provides tips and information on warning signs of suicide. Additionally, it gives information on how to ask if a friend is thinking about suicide as well as the ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ in seeking support. A Friend Asks app provides such resources to assist with gaining access to help.