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Helpful Readings

Book on Trauma and EMDR

Book on Purpose and Meaning

Book on Acceptance, Taking Action, and Values

Book on Developmental Trauma

Book on Mindfulness and Meditation

Book on Grief

Book on Sex Through Mindfulness (Women)

Book on Death and Dying

Book to Cry and Laugh to

Book on Meaning

Book on Healing Trauma with EMDR

A Memoir on Cognitive reframing and Post Traumatic Growth (Audio Version )

Book on living in the present, and being kind to yourself

Book on Practicing Mindfulness with Kids

Book on Relationships

Book on Strengthening a Relationship

Support Groups

Hospice of The Valley Grief Groups

Free Virtual and in-person grief support groups around the Valley.

NAMI Valley of The Sun Support Groups

Free of cost to participants Designed for adults (18+) with mental health conditions Led by people with mental health conditions 90 minutes long and meets weekly, every other week or monthly (Confidential

EMPACT: Survivors of Suicide Groups

Survivors of Suicide (SOS), a service of EMPACT-Suicide Prevention Center, is a support program for those whose common bond is the loss of a loved one to suicide. The program allows members to have the emotional support of others who have shared the trauma of this event. The focus of the program is on emotional healing and survival.

Recovery Dharma

Using Buddhist Practices and Principles to Recover From Addiction

SMART Recovery

Free science based support meetings for harmful habits and addiction

Support and Resources

Activities to Improve Your Wellbeing

Guided Meditations

Gottman Card Decks App

Postpartum Support Resources and Support

Volunteer Therapy At the Franciscan Renewal Center

Therapists volunteer their time, a donation is suggested for each one-on-one session, though no one is turned away due to lack of funds or insurance.

Attachment Style Assessment

Grief Resources:

Values Resource:

Crisis, Hotlines, and Helplines

National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Call 988

Available to anyone in suicidal crisis or extreme emotional distress

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741

Available through text, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp 

Maricopa County Crisis Hotline

Call 602-222-9444


Non-emergency Peer Support 602-347-1100

Teen Lifeline


For teens experiencing a mental health crisis.

Access to Peer Counseling Services

National Domestic Violence Hotline


Available 24/7. Trained advocates to support domestic violence survivors.

Domestic Violence Shelters

Catholic Charities Community Services- My Sister’s Place is a Domestic Violence Shelter and services: 480-821-1024

Sojourner Center- is a domestic violence service near Phoenix, AZ providing help for adults and children dealing with domestic abuse: 602-244-0089.

The Sexual and Domestic Violence Services Helpline

602-279-2980 or text (520) 720-3383

Available Monday – Friday, 8:30a – 5:00p with extended hours on Tuesday 8:30a – 7:00p

The Sexual and Domestic Violence Helpline and Chat provides support, information, and referrals about sexual and domestic violence, assistance navigating the legal system as well as financial assistance.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Call 1-800-656-4673

Confidential support from a specialist to find resources in your community and resources to seek safety if you have experienced sexual assault.

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline

Call or Text 1-800-422-4453

Trained counselors to provide resources and support in getting help during a child abuse situation.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Call 1-800-662-4357 

Trained counselors provide resources to get connected with a treatment facility, support groups, or a community-based program near you.

The Network/La Red

 Call 800-832-1901

24/7 hotline and crisis intervention for members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Postpartum Support International Helpline

Call 1-800-944-4773

Text in English: 800-944-4773
Text en Español: 971-203-7773

Leave a confidential message any time, and a trained and caring volunteer will return your call or text. Volunteers return messages during business hours. They will listen, answer questions, offer encouragement, and connect you with local resources as needed.

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

Free help for homeless Veterans 

Call: 1-877-4AID VET    (877-424-3838)

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS is a medical and support center based in Phoenix, Arizona for people living with or at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS. (602) 307-5330

Teen Resources

A safe space for youth to discuss and share stories of mental health and wellness.

Call: 1-866-331-9474

Text: LOVEIS to 22522

A space to learn about healthy relationships, aiming to empower young people through inclusive and equitable education, support and resources.

Supporting youth through challenges including bullying, mental health, identity and relationships.

Call: 1-800-852-8336 Nationwide (6 PM – 10 PM PST)

A teen hotline where another teen will be there to listen, understand, and answer your questions.  Volunteers, who are high school students, receive over 100 hours of training from mental health professionals and key partners so that they can respond, understand and anticipate the needs of the teens reaching out.

Text: “Start” to 678-678

A non-profit organization offering suicide prevention resources to LGBTQIA+ youth. Available 24/7. 

National Youth Crisis Hotline

Call:1-800-442-HOPE (4673)