Substance Use

Disclaimer: Although we believe in the power of professional help, you are responsible for selecting the provider or treatment. PXU cannot accept responsibility for any of the services provided by these or any other providers.

Drug Guide

Downloadable Tools

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) Pledge - Elementary and Preschool (A pledge to stay drug-free) 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

10 Things Military Kids Want You To Know

Transitions and Teens

A Guide for Military Parents


Are you feeling weighed down, and don’t know what to do? There are great resources available, and people ready to help.

Text ABOVE to 741-741 for 24/7, anonymous, free crisis counseling via the Crisis Text Line. Rather talk than text? Call 1-800-448-3000 to connect with the Boys Town National Hotline.

Treatment and Counseling

Valle del Sol

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

Community Mental Health Center

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

Community Bridges, INC

Uses a holistic—or integrated—approach to addiction treatment, taking each person’s unique traits and issues into account to design a treatment plan. Using a combination of education, therapy, housing, medications, inspiration, hope, and other supportive services, our solutions are never one-size-fits-all.

  • 824 N 99th Ave, Suite #107, Avondale, AZ 85323 (877)921-9142

Counseling Services by Crisis Preparation and Recovery

CPR’s experienced, licensed, master’s-level counselors, social workers, and psychologists provide counseling services in our three outpatient clinics. Treatment is customized for each patient’s specific needs, and we make every effort to place each patient with the most appropriate provider based on their unique needs. It is the policy of Crisis Preparation and Recovery Inc., to provide essential services regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. Discounts are offered based on family size and annual income.

  • 9321 West Thomas Road, Suite #100, Phoenix, AZ 85037 (480)804-0326

Intensive Treatment Systems of Arizona

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is for substance use disorders and mental health for adults. The program is designed to individualize treatment services to meet the specific needs of each patient and his or her family. Reduced Cost

  • 4136 North 75th Avenue, #116, Phoenix, AZ 85033 (623)247-1234

Jewish Family & Children's Service

Non-profit, non-sectarian organization that strengthens the community by offering high quality behavioral health and social services to children, families and adults of all ages. Jewish Family & Children’s Services believes one of the keys to overcoming substance abuse is providing the affected with a positive support system. This can consist of close friends, family, or even just our staff who act as allies in your journey. The program can be provided at home or at one of our clinics. Reduced Cost

  • 1840 N 95th Ave, Suite #146, Phoenix, AZ 85037 (623)234-9811


Offers substance use treatment services to meet your needs. The first step is to complete an evaluation. We understand that everyone’s needs and circumstances are unique. Complete an initial intake assessment with one of our behavioral health providers to help you map a path to healing and recovery. We start with an assessment, then work with you on a plan for treatment. Our outpatient services allow patients to learn how to stay sober in a real-life setting. We use proven treatment methods centered in group therapy that provides support, skill-building and healing in a community setting. Some individuals may benefit from individual counseling in addition to other services; your treatment plan is uniquely designed to meet your needs.

  • 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

  • National Substance Use and Disorder Issues Referral and Treatment Hotline:
    1-800-662-HELP (4357)

  • AA/Al-Anon

Community of Hope Church

45295 W. Honeycutt Avenue, Maricopa, AZ 85139

Monday AA – 5:45 -7:15 pm

Tuesday – Al – Anon – 6:15 -7:30 pm

Thursday – AA – 6:30 8:30 pm

Friday – Al – Anon 6:45- 8:15 pm

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

50881 West Papago Rd., Maricopa, AZ 82139

Mountain View Community Church

  • Celebrate Recovery

44977 W. Hathaway Ave, Maricopa, AZ 85139

Maricopa Community Church


  • Narcotics Anonymous

545 East Palm Parke Boulevard, Casa Grande, Arizona 85122

St. Michael & All Angels Church

Help Line: 520-426-0121

  • Parents of Addicted Loved ones (PAL)

P.O. Box 3325, Gilbert AZ 85299

Phone: 480-300-4712

  • Pathway to Peace

19395 N John Wayne Pkwy #13, Maricopa, AZ 85139