Helpful Resources

Magellan Complete Care of Arizona (MCC of AZ) has a list of local resources right in your community that are here to help you. Look at the information and see what may be helpful to you. Go to the website or call the phone number to get more information on that resource.

Crisis Lines

If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis, you can call the Crisis Line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year. You can call the number that is closest to where you live for help. If you have thoughts about harming yourself or someone else, you should get help right away by calling 911.

Maricopa County: 1-800-631-1314 or 602-222-9444

Gila County: 1-877-756-4090

Pinal County: 1-866-495-6735

For teenagers:

Teen Life Line: 602-248-TEEN (8336) (call or text)

For Veterans:

Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (press 1)

Be Connected: 1-866-4AZ-VETS (429-8387)

Additional Arizona Crisis Lines

Northern Arizona (serving Apache, Coconino, Gila, Mohave, Navajo and Yavapai Counties): 1-877-756-4090

Southern Arizona (serving Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz or Yuma Counties and San Carlos Apache Reservation): 1-866-495-6735

Gila River and Ak-Chin Indian Communities: 1-800-259-3449

Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community: 1-855-331-6432

Tohono O’Odham Nation Crisis Line: 1-844-423-8759

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers providing emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call to talk to someone who can help. If you have thoughts about harming yourself or someone else, you should get help right away by calling 911.

Call:

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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

Text:

Text the word “HOME” to 741741

Family Involvement Center

The Family Involvement Center (FIC) is a non-profit organization that offers support for children with emotional, physical and/or behavioral health needs in Arizona.

FIC also offers support to parents raising children with emotional, physical and/or behavioral healthcare needs through their Parent Assistance Center (PAC). Please call 602-288-0155 or 1-877-568-8468 toll-free to speak to a Parent Partner at the PAC.

Be Connected Resource Navigators

Be Connected Resource Navigators are located all across Arizona ready to assist service members, veterans, family members, providers and helpers with finding and connecting to local resources. Call 1-866-4AZ-VETS (429-8387) for help and support by phone or go to Be Connected Resource Navigators for more information.

Health-e-Arizona Plus

This is the online site where you can learn about, sign up for and manage your AHCCCS benefits and services. For more information, visit Health-e-Arizona Plus.

AZ Links

This is an online resource for seniors, people with disabilities and caregivers to help connect to resources to plan for the future and immediate needs. To learn more, visit AZ Links.

2-1-1 Arizona

This is an online resource that gives information on resources and services for people living in Arizona. Call 1-877-211-8661 from anywhere, 711 or 1-800-367-8939 (TDD). You can also visit 2-1-1 Arizona for more information.

Women, Infants and Children

The Arizona Supplemental Nutritional Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a local resource for:

  • Infants
  • Children up to five years of age
  • Pregnant women
  • Breastfeeding women (until the infant’s first birthday)
  • Women whose pregnancy ended less than six months ago

WIC will provide:

  • Nutrition education
  • Support for breastfeeding
  • Healthy foods
  • Tips for feeding infants and children

Go to WIC for more information.

Head Start

Head Start is a program that gives low-income children and family support in:

  • Early childhood education (pre-school)
  • Getting nutritious meals
  • Health services
  • Social services

To learn more, call 1-866-763-6481 or visit Head Start.

Arizona Early Intervention Program

The Arizona Early Intervention Program (AzEIP) can help you find services for children from birth to age three who may have disabilities or developmental delays.

Area Agency on Aging

This agency provides programs and services for:

  • Older Arizona residents
  • Family caregivers of older adults
  • Adults ages 18 to 59 with disabilities and long-term care needs
  • Adults 18 years old and older who have a diagnosis of HIV/AIDS.

The primary focus of this agency is to keep individuals safe in their own homes.

Maricopa County:

602-264-2255

Pinal and Gila Counties:

1-800-293-9393

The Alzheimer’s Association

This is a national non-profit that provides support and resources for those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. You can call the 24/7 Helpline at 1-800-272-3900. To learn more, visit The Alzheimer’s Association.

Mentally Ill Kids in Distress

Mentally Ill Kids in Distress (MIKID) is a program that provides tools and resources to families of children with emotional and behavioral challenges. To learn more, visit Mentally Ill Kids in Distress.

AZ Suicide Prevention Coalition

This group works to promote suicide awareness and intervention. To learn more, visit AZ Suicide Prevention Coalition.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a national mental health organization that works to help those affected by mental illness. NAMI can also help connect you with an attorney in your area. You can call the NAMI Helpline at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) to learn more.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Arizona

The Arizona chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is a statewide organization dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by mental illness improve their quality of life. Call 480-994-4407 or visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness Arizona for more information or to find a NAMI program near you.

Dump the Drugs AZ

Dump the Drugs AZ is an online tool that lets you find locations to safely dispose of any unwanted prescription drugs.

Find Help Phoenix

Find resources for medical services, legal help, affordable housing and many other services. To learn more, visit Find Help Phoenix

Arizona Opioid Assistance & Referral Line

The Arizona Opioid Assistance & Referral (OAR) Line is a no-cost, confidential resource to help you or someone you know who is struggling with opioids. The Arizona OAR Line is a 24/7 hotline that helps anybody with pain and opioid use disorders. This hotline is answered by medical experts at the Poison and Drug Information Centers in Arizona. To talk to a medical expert, call 1-888-688-4222.

Advocacy resources

Magellan Complete Care of Arizona (MCC of AZ) has a list of advocacy resources and groups to help promote your rights and help you understand your rights as an MCC of AZ member and patient.

Arizona Center for Disability Law – Mental Health

This is a non-profit law firm that helps Arizona residents with disabilities promote and protect with legal rights.

Call 1-800-927-2260 or visit Arizona Center for Disability Law for more information.

Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

Get information and answers to questions about sexual and domestic violence services in Arizona. This includes:

  • The legal system
  • Your legal rights
  • Resources
  • Safety planning

Call 1-800-782-6400 or visit Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence for more information.

Community Legal Services

This is a service that can help you with issues like:

  • Consumer protection
  • Housing
  • Domestic violence
  • Employment
  • Healthcare

For more information and to apply for services, please visit Community Legal Services.

Help quitting tobacco

Magellan Complete Care of Arizona (MCC of AZ) has resources to help you quit using tobacco for good.

ASHLine – Arizona Smokers’ Helpline

A no-cost phone and online resource 24/7 to help you quit tobacco. Call 1-800-556-6222 (TTY 711) or visit ASHLine to get help.

With this resource, you get:

  • A no-cost coach to talk to about quitting tobacco
  • Access to online resources
  • Text message coaching to get help right from your phone

Tobacco Free Arizona

Visit this helpful Arizona Department of Health Services website to find more about the Tobacco Free Arizona campaign. You’ll find out more about the program and tools to help you quit.

Visit Tobacco Free Arizona to use the tools and resources.

Health topics from A – Z from MCC of AZ and Healthwise to keep you healthy

Find important facts about health issues that will help you make smarter, healthier choices. You can also find information on medicines you take, like:

  • Drug interactions
  • Side effects
  • Common risks
  • Generic options

The interactive tools will help you learn more about your health. Please use the links below for more information.

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Using the search box will take you to an external site to search for resources. For information about MCC of AZ services and our provider network, call Member Services at 1-800-424-5891 (TTY 711).