Behavioral Health

Get the help, care, and support you need & deserve

  • 988

    “988” is the three-digit, nationwide phone number to connect directly to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

    Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline

    SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information.

    Arizona Crisis Line

    1-844-534-HOPE (4673) (English/Español) or text 4HOPE (44673)

    Crisis Text Line

    Text SIGNS to 741741 for 24/7, anonymous, free crisis counseling

    American Psychiatric Association

    Answer Center: 1-888-35-PSYCH or 1-888-357-7924. Can assist in referring you to local board-certified psychiatrists.

    The Trevor Project

    The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning youth. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness | Arizona

    A statewide grassroots organization dedicated to serving individuals and families affected by mental illness to improve their quality of life and achieve recovery

    Mental Health America

    Information on mental health and getting help is available.

    National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence

    Local resources for getting help for a substance use concern, fact sheets, and further information.

    National Council for Mental Wellbeing

    Founded in 1969, the National Council for Mental Wellbeing is a membership organization that drives policy and social change on behalf of nearly 3,500 mental health and substance use treatment organizations and the more than 10 million children, adults and families they serve.

    National Empowerment Center

    The center's mission is a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people with lived experience with mental health issues, trauma, and/or extreme states.

    National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

    The NIMH is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders.

    Partnership to End Addiction

    The nation’s leading organization dedicated to addiction prevention, treatment and recovery, we are a diverse community of researchers, advocates, clinicians, communicators and more.

    American Association of Suicidology

    Suicide Prevention Resource Center

    Resources, programs, toolkits, and fact sheets on suicide by state available. 
  • CDC Mental Health Quiz

    Mental Health America Depression Screening Test

    Partnership to End Addiction helps individuals assess their own alcohol drinking patterns to determine if it is likely to be harming their health or increasing their risk for future harm. By answering a few questions, can offer you information about safe guidelines for drinking and your currently level of risk for potential harm to your health and well-being.


  • A space where individuals with similar experiences can share their experiences to receive and give support.

      • 2-1-1 Arizona - A Program of Solari

    Search and find services and programs by location

      • Find Support Groups | Mental Health America

    Find Support Groups on Various Mental Health Topics

         Al-Anon members are people, just like you, who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.

  • Arizona Substance Abuse Prevention & Early Intervention

    • List of coalitions and community-based organizations in Arizona

      Arizona prevention, treatment, and recovery resources

    • Find resources for community, family, or school prevention and local community coalitions.

      Opioid Assistance and Referral Line

    • Local medical experts offer patients, providers, and family members opioid information, resources and referral 24/7. Translation services available.

      National treatment directories

  • When you’re ready to talk to someone, you have lots of options. Maybe you want to begin seeing a mental health professional for therapy. Perhaps you’d rather start by sitting in on a group counseling session. You might just want to learn more about what local advocacy groups are doing in your area. Use the approach that’s best for you.


    To find a complete list of healthcare providers affiliated with your network, log in to your MyBlue® online account. If you haven’t already done so, set up your account and choose your network from the drop-down menu. Then, enter the specialty you’re looking for–such as psychiatry, psychology, counselor, etc.


    BlueCare Anywhere™
    This telehealth service is available with some BCBSAZ health plans. If it’s a benefit with your plan, it’s easy to learn more about it and sign up. If not, there are companies who offer this service for a fee. Search ‘telehealth’ online for a list of companies.

Behavioral Health News

Stay up-to-date on the latest behavioral health news in our state and organization.

Foundation for Community & Health Advancement

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Foundation for Community & Health Advancement works to make a measurable difference for more people and inspire a healthier Arizona. Mental health and substance use disorder are among its four focus areas.