Resources



Suicide Helpline

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.

Teen Life

www.teenlifeline.org

No matter what the reasons, when you feel like giving up, DON’T. You are not alone. We are here to listen and help. Please call 602-248-8336 (TEEN) or 800-248-8336 (TEEN) as soon as possible.

Teen Challenge

www.teenchallengeusa.com

Christ-centered, faith-based solutions for youth, adults, and families struggling with life-controlling problems, such as addiction.Teen Challenge is holistic – meaning that we are concerned with the body, mind, and spirit of those who come to us for help. We endeavor to help people become mentally sound, emotionally balanced, socially adjusted, physically well, and spiritually alive. Phone (417) 581-2181 or 855-END-ADDICTION

Stop Bullying

www.stopbullying.gov

Bullying can affect you in many ways. You may lose sleep or feel sick. You may want to skip school. You may even be thinking about suicide. If you are feeling hopeless or helpless or know someone that is, please call the LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Red Glasses

www.redglasses.org

Our mission is to bring awareness, acceptance and hope to all children with special needs. We desire to be a catalyst for change and want to inspire parents, teachers and community leaders to help raise a generation of children that are aware and unafraid of people that look and act differently.

For Parents

Kids Health

www.kidshealth.org/parent/

KidsHealth is the #1 most-visited website for children's health and development. Information you can trust for parents, for kids, for teens, and for educators. It's more than just the facts about health, KidsHealth provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.

Arizona Children's Association

www.arizonaschildren.org/

Arizona’s Children Association (AzCA) stays true to “Protecting Children, Empowering Youth, Strengthening Families,” serving more than 42,000 children, individuals and families in all 15 counties in the state each year. Arizona’s Children Association provides a myriad of programs, across every county in the state, each tailored to the needs of the particular child, individual or family.

notMYkid

www.notmykid.org

At notMYkid, we prepare kids to face everyday challenges with courage and confidence. Through our unique education models of peer-to-peer education, we address the life-changing issues of substance abuse, bullying, unhealthy relationships, eating disorders, depression/self injury, and internet safety. With prevention at the forefront of all programming—rather than intervention— our mission is to reach young people who fight internal battles about what is right and wrong and to provide them with the knowledge and resources that empower them to make positive choices in difficult situations.

Raising Special Kids

www.raisingspecialkids.org

Raising Special Kids is a organization that provides support and information for parents of children, from birth to age 26, with a full range of disabilities and special health care needs. Programs are offered at no cost to families, and are available in English and Spanish. Contact (602) 242-4366 or (800) 237-3007; or email at: info@raisingspecialkids.org.

Help Phoenix

www.maricopa.gov

Help Finding Resources, free and low-cost health/social services in the Maricopa County.