Find Help with Life Issues

Abuse

Child Protective Services 1-888-767-2445 (TDD: 1-800-530-1831)
This agency will help if you are a victim of child abuse or child neglect or if you know someone who is.
National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453 (TDD: 1-800-333-4453)
Victims of child abuse can call this national hotline and speak to a counselor who will refer them to someone close by who can help. They will also help by listening to your concerns.

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Alcohol and Drug-Related Problems

Al-Anon/Alateen 24-hour line (520) 323-2229
Self-help support for the families and friends of problem drinkers. Call for information if you are having problems with an alcoholic friend or family member.
Alcoholics Anonymous 24-hour line (520) 624-4183 En español (520) 622-5112
Call anytime if you have a drinking problem and want to stop drinking. Tucson does have a group of teens who meets regularly.
Narcotics Anonymous 24-hour line (520) 881-8381
Call anytime if you have a drug problem. For teens who have a desire to stop using drugs.
Pima County Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (M.A.D.D.) (520) 322-5253 or toll-free 1-877-255-MADD(6233)
Call for information about starting a SADD (Students Against Driving Drunk) in your area high school.

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Counseling and Support Groups

Tu Nidito "Your Little Nest" (520) 322-9155
If someone you love has died, call this number for support.
Information and Referral Services 1-800-352-3792
When you need help and don't know where to turn, give this number a call and they will refer you to appropriate services throughout Arizona.
Las Familias (520) 327-7122
If you have been a victim of sexual molestation, give this number a call for support.
Our Town Family Center (520) 323-1708
All kinds of crisis intervention is available from child assault, date rape, substance abuse and youth suicide. When nothing seems to be going your way, give this number a call.
PFLAG Tucson Helpline (520) 360-3795
Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Support meetings for parents of and persons who are gay and lesbians.
Roots and Wings (520) 571-9292
Support and therapy groups for gay and lesbian teens, young adults and their parents.
Wingspan (520) 624-1779
Support and therapy groups for gay and lesbian teens, young adults and their parents.

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Education

Pima College Adult Education (520) 206-6500
Basic Education and G.E.D. If you have not completed your high school education and are 16 years of age or older, call this number for information on G.E.D. classes.
Pima County Public Library Homework Help
The Library offers free tutoring services by phone, online, and in person. Check the schedule for details.

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Employment

Tucson Indian Center (520) 884-7131
If you are JTPA-eligible and need job training or employment or vocational counseling, give this number a call for information.
Fred G. Acosta Tucson Job Corps Center (520) 792-3015
If you are between the ages between 16-21, unemployed, underemployed or out of school and need vocational training, give this number a call to find out about training programs.
Tucson Youth Development (520) 623-5843
If you are the ages between 14-21, economically disadvantaged, in or out of school and need vocational training, give this number a call to find out about the program.

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General Information

Information and Referral Services 1-800-352-3792
When you need help and don't know where to turn, give this number a call and they will refer you to the appropriate place.
Pima County Public Library Infoline (520) 791-4010 For quick information call this number.

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Health

Crisis Pregnancy Center 24-hour line (520) 622-5774 East (520) 512-1196
Free pregnancy tests, material regarding sexual health, and options counseling available by called these numbers.
National HIV-AIDS Hotline 24-hour line 1-800-342-AIDS En español 1-800-344-7432 Hearing Impaired 1-800-243-7889
If you think you have been exposed to HIV, give this number a call for information, education and support.
Overeaters Anonymous (520) 733-0880
If you are having problems with compulsive overeating, give this number a call for support and help.
Planned Parenthood of Southern Arizona (520) 624-1761
For information on birth control and your sexual health, call this number.
Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (520) 628-7223
If you think you have been exposed to HIV, or want HIV-prevention information, give this number a call for information, education, and support.

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Peer Pressure

D.A.R.E. (520) 741-4615
D.A.R.E. stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education, a program of the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
Information and Referral Services (520) 881-1794
OUR TOWN Family Center (520)323-1708
OUR TOWN is committed to expanding and strengthening support systems for children and youth in Pima County.

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Rape and Incest

Southern Arizona's Center Against Sexual Assault 24-hour line (520) 327-7273 Toll-free 1-800-400-1001
If you are a survivor of rape and sexual trauma, incest or molestation, call this number for support and information. There is also support for friends and families of survivors.

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Runaways

National Runaway Switchboard 24-hour line 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
If you are on the run or are contemplating running away, call this number for immediate help. Counselors will listen to you in a non-judging way and help you find shelter or counseling nearby. You can leave a message for your parents or they will arrange a conference call with your parents.

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Teen Parent Programs

Child and Family Resources (520) 881-8940
If you are a teen parent and need counseling, support or information, call this number and ask about their Adolescent Parents program.
Tucson Unified School District #1 (520) 225-3250
If you are a teen parent and need academics or referrals to social services, call this number for more information.

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