Article Index

Alcohol/Drug Use


Alcoholics Anonymous 
(For dates, times and locations of meetings)
24-Hour Helpline:  602-264-1341 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Drug Rehab Facilities (Free deaf rehab directory) 

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence  (Substance Abuse Treatment for Women)
4201 N. 16th St., Ste 140, Phoenix AZ 85016
Phone: 602-264-6214 

Narcotics Anonymous
Help line:  520-426-0121 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
National Helpline Toll-Free:  1-800-662-HELP (4257)  (English and Español)

Food, Nutrition, and General Health

Food and Drug Administration 

USDA Choose MyPlate for Older Adults


Health/Long-Term Care Quality

Arizona Nurses Association
1850 E. Southern Ave, Ste 1, Tempe AZ 85282.
Phone: 480-831-0404.

The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care

Hearing Loss

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf

Arizona Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Voice:  602-542-3323/Video Phone:  480-599-9441 

Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Phone:  855-727-2836

National Association for the Deaf.
301-587-1789 (TTY), 301-587-1788 (Video Phone).

Hospices Serving Pinal and Gila Counties

Arizona Care Hospice
1100 N. Beeline Hwy, Ste A, Payson, AZ 85541

Aviant Hospice (Parts of Pinal and Gila counties)
136 S. Broad St., Globe, AZ 85501

1675 E. Monument Plaza Cir., Ste A, Casa Grande, AZ 85122

511 S. Mud Springs Rd., Ste 1 & 2, Payson, AZ 85541

Hospice Family Care (Pinal County)
1175 E. Cottonwood Ln., Ste 1, Casa Grande, AZ 85122

Hospice Family Care (Pinal County)
1550 S. Alma School Rd., Ste 102, Mesa, AZ 85210

Hospice of Payson
900 N. Beeline Hwy, Ste B, Payson, AZ 85541

Hospice of the Valley (Pinal County)
1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014

Hospice Promise
112 E. Florence Blvd., Ste 3, Casa Grande, AZ  85122

Integrity Hospice Care
6877 S. Kings Ranch Rd., Ste 1, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118

THEMA Health Services
375 S. Sutherland St., Globe, AZ 85501


Mental Health, Depression, and Stress

Regional Behavioral Health Authority for Gila County:
Steward Health Choice Arizona
Customer Service:  866-640-2123
Crisis Line:  877-756-4090 

Regional Behavioral Health Authority for Pinal County:
Arizona Complete Health
Customer Service:  1-888-788-4408
Crisis Line:  1-866-495-6735 (24 hrs. a day/7 days per week) 

National Alliance on Mental Illness
Gila County: 
Pinal County:

Health Information Center

Internet Mental Health (Free encyclopedia of mental health information)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
SAMHSA's Disaster Distress Helpline provides 24/7, 365-days-a-year crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
SAMHSA's Disaster Distress Helpline Toll-Free:  1-800-985-5990 (English and Español) 


Specific Illnesses

Alzheimer’s Association (National)
Phone: 1-800-272-3900.

Alzheimer’s Association
Desert Southwest Chapter
1028 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix 
Phone: 800-272-3900 or 602-528-0545.

American Cancer Society

American Diabetes Association

American Liver Foundation - Arizona Chapter
4545 E. Shea Blvd, Phoenix 85028.
Call 602-953-1800.

American Lung Association
102 W. McDowell Rd, Phoenix 85003.
Phone: 602-258-7505.

American Parkinson Disease Association - Arizona Chapter
Phone:  520-326-5400 

Arthritis Foundation - Arizona
Phone:  800-283-7800

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center
240 W. Thomas Rd, Ste 301, Phoenix 85013.
Phone: 855-995-5783

Vision Loss

American Council of the Blind
1703 N. Beauregard St., Ste 420, Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone:  800-424-8666.

American Foundation for the Blind

Arizona Council of the Blind
3124 East Roosevelt, Phoenix AZ 85008.
Phone: 602-273-1510.

The Foundation Fighting Blindness
423 E. Fairmount Drive, Tempe 85282.
Phone: 480-894-0712.

National Eye Care Project Helpline
Phone: 800-222-3937.

National Federation of the Blind.
1800 Johnson Street, Baltimore, MD 21230. Phone: 410-659-9314.

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Sun Sounds Reading Service

In Phoenix:
3124 East Roosevelt, Phoenix AZ 85008. Phone: 602-231-0500.
In Flagstaff:
1300 S. Milton, Suite 202, Flagstaff AZ 86001. Phone: 928-779-1775.

Other Health Related Resources

Companion Animals of Arizona
Box 13606 , Phoenix AZ 85002 . Phone: 602-258-3306