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Whether you're a parent, caregiver, friend or relative, there comes a time when you need some help talking about tough issues like drinking and drug use. On this page, you'll find helpful links to tool kits that help you better communicate with a child in your life.
These tool kits:
Help you recognize what drugs look like and how they affect the brain.
Have sample conversations and conversation starters on drugs and drinking.
Help parents navigate through tough transitions in teen's lives like changing schools or changing friends.
Provide scenarios where parents and teens can practice what they would do in a situation if they were asked to drink or use drugs.
► Drug Guide (Recognize what a drug looks like, what it is called, and its affects)
► Partnering With Families Booklet (A comprehensive prevention guide for parents with kids of all ages)
► Marijuana Talk Kit (A parent's guide to having conversations and answering those tough questions about marijuana)
► Vaping Tool Kit (A parent's guide to having conversations and answering those tough questions about vaping)
► DrugFreeAZKids.org Pledge - Elementary and Preschool (A pledge to stay drug-free)
► DrugFreeAZKids.org Pledge - Teens & Tweens (A pledge to stay drug-free)
► How to Develop a Family Policy (Steps to set up a family policy regarding substance use)
► Your Child Needs You (Your guide to help your child live a healthy drug free life)
► Military Families Tool Kits
Treatment and Counseling
Valle Del Sol offers several mental health services and treatment for addictions, including court-ordered treatment, crisis intervention (along with people who can help the person in crisis sign up for other services), Hepatitis C Screening, individual, family, and group counseling and psychiatric evaluations. These services are for youth and adults. In addition, youth also have a “Good Grief Program” and a “Girls Resiliency Group.” Most of the programs are available to people with AHCCCS/Mercy Maricopa Behavioral Health. Other insurance is welcome. Psychiatric evaluations cost $160. There is a waiting list. Please call to set up an appointment. Most programs are open to people with AHCCCS/Magellan Behavioral Health Care or other insurance or private pay. Psychiatric evaluations cost $160. There is a wait list, so call to get on the list. Some programs are free. Language: English and Spanish
10320 W. McDowell Road, Suites G #7054 , Avondale, AZ 85392 (602) 258-6797
Friendship CMHC provides comprehensive and integrated services tailored to the specific needs of the individuals served. Using a combination of group counseling, individual interventions, clinical care planning, transportation services, and daily meals, Friendship is able to provide a well-rounded experience for those seeking treatment, support, and recovery. We offer Intensive Outpatient and outpatient counseling services in addition to the Partial Hospitalization Program. Services are covered by most health plans, including Maricopa County’s Regional Behavioral Health Authority. Inquire about insurance plan coverage. Reasonable sliding fee scale available.
1107 E Tonto St, Phoenix, AZ 85034 (602)-614-9909
4136 North 75th Avenue, #116, Phoenix, AZ 85033 (623)247-1234
Olive Health Center 6153 W Olive Ave, Glendale, AZ 85302 602-685-6000
27th Avenue Health Center 3864 N 27th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85017 602-685-6000
McDowell Health Center 4909 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85008 602-685-6000
Addiction Support In Recovery
Parents of Addicted Loved ones (PAL)
Pathway to Peace