Free and Low-cost Mental Health Resources

Resources and agencies that provide general health services can be found here.

City of Tucson Resource Line
Phone: (520) 791-2540

The resource line is for those experiencing or at risk of homelessness to get connected to resources for medical, mental health, meals, outreach, and other resources offered in our community. 

Alcoholics Anonymous , opens a new window (520) 624-4183
Connects callers to AA meeting information. Free. 
Arizona’s Children Association, opens a new window   3716 E. Columbia St.
(520) 622-7611
(520) 327-7122 ext. 1965
M-Th 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
F 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Provides behavioral health services including counseling, case management, intake assessment and skills training for children and families. ACA’s Las Familias Program specializes in services for children and adults who have experienced sexual trauma. Accepts AHCCCS.  
Banner University Medical Center , opens a new windowBehavioral Health Clinic 

2800 E. Ajo Way 

South Campus: (520) 874-2000 or (520) 874-7500 

Tucson Campus: (520) 694-0111  

For children/adolescents: (520) 874-2783

M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Provides psychological and psychiatric evaluations, therapies, medication management and crisis intervention for children, adolescents and adults. 

Accepts AHCCCS. 30% self-pay discount. 

Connections Health Solutions Crisis Response Center, opens a new window

2802 E. District St. 

(520) 301-2400  


Psychiatric emergency room. Provides mental health and some substance abuse services and/or referrals, including psychiatric evaluation, short-term stabilization and observation of someone in crisis. Accepts AHCCCS. 
Casa de los Niños Behavioral Health Services , opens a new window

140 N. Tucson Blvd. 

(520) 881-1292 

M-F 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. 

Provides behavioral and mental health services including medical treatment, therapy, and specialty groups for children, teens and adults. Accepts AHCCCS. 
CODAC Behavioral and Mental Health Services of Pima County , opens a new window

(520) 327-4505 

Locations and Contact , opens a new window

Provides mental and physical health care including treatment, therapy and referrals.  

Accepts AHCCCS. 

CODAC Substance Use Disorder Referrals Line, opens a new window 

380 E. Ft. Lowell Rd. 

(520) 202-1786 


Provides treatment, including psychiatric care, physical care and a methadone clinic, for people in recovery from opioids. Accepts AHCCCS. 
Community Bridges, opens a new window  

250 S. Toole 

(520) 323-1312 or (520) 617-5500


Provides detox services, including medical and psychiatric care, for people dealing with substance abuse. Accepts AHCCCS. 
Community Wide Crisis Line (520) 622-6000 or
(866) 495-6735

TDD/TTY: (877) 613-2076


Crisis line for people experiencing severe mental illness, emotional distress or substance abuse. Staff can provide resources by phone or send a Crisis Mobile Team of mental health professionals to meet onsite in order to provide resources/support or take the person to a Crisis Response Center for further evaluation. If person refuses treatment, staff can assist caller with petitioning for involuntary commitment. Has interpreters for Spanish and many other languages. Free.
COPE Community Services , opens a new window

Throughout Tucson 

(520) 792-3293 

M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Provides medical and behavioral health care for youth and adults with mental health and substance abuse disorders. Accepts AHCCCS. 
COPE Community Services Methadone Clinic, opens a new window 

5401 E. 5th St. 

(520) 879-6680 

5840 N. La Cholla 

(520) 498-3900 

Locations and Hours, opens a new window

Provides substance abuse treatment, including walk-in methadone clinics, for people in need of immediate treatment. Accepts AHCCCS.
Crisis Text Line, opens a new window  

Text TALK to 741741 


Connects people in crisis with trained crisis counselors by text. Can provide referrals to mental health organizations. Free (texting plan limits apply). 
HOPE, Inc., opens a new window

1200 N. Country Club Rd.

(520) 770-1197

M-F 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Provides behavioral health services including therapy, counseling and peer support for people experiencing mental illness or substance use disorders. In some circumstances, staff can come on-site for assessment, service provision and referrals. Accepts AHCCCS.
HOPE, Inc. Warm Lines  , opens a new window

For adults and youths: (520) 770-9909 or (844) 733-9912 

Every day, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. 

For Native American tribal members only: (855) 728-8630 

Every day, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Provides peer support operators to talk about mental health or substance abuse challenges and provide referrals for community mental health resources. Also provides specialized peer support and referrals for youths ages 13-17. Free. 
La Frontera Center Arizona , opens a new window

Throughout Tucson 

(520) 838-5600
M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Contact and obtain services, opens a new window

Provides outpatient and residential behavioral health treatment for people with mental illness or substance abuse disorders. Can do crisis intake assessment by phone. Accepts AHCCCS.  
LGBT National Hotline  (888) 843-4564  Provides confidential peer support, information and resources for LGBTQUIA people. Free. 
Mental Illness and Neuropsychiatric Disorder (MIND) Clinic UACOM-Tucson CUP Clinics
1501 N. Campbell Ave, Room 2304, Tucson, AZ 85724-5413            

(520) 428-4834

The MIND Clinic is an outpatient psychiatric clinic for uninsured people in Tucson. The clinic is run by medical students and board-certified volunteer psychiatrists.​

Provides psychiatric assessment and medication management for adults and children with anxiety, depression, OCD, bipolar, schizophrenia, or any other mental illness. Does not provide addiction or substance abuse treatment. Does provide individual therapy services for children.​

Physician visits are free, and using low cost medications whenever possible.

MHC Healthcare, opens a new window
(Marana Health Center)
Crisis Support, opens a new window                 

Behavioral Health and Crisis Line (Open: 8:00 a.m. – Midnight)
(520) 622-6000                     

Emergency Talk Line
(Open 24/7):

Warm Line:
(Open 8:00 a.m. – Midnight) (520) 770-9909

MHC Healthcare Locations  

Provides behavioral health treatment including evaluations, medication management, substance abuse therapy, trauma services and case management. Accepts AHCCCS.  
NAMI Southern Arizona, opens a new window 

6122 E. 22nd St. 

(520) 622-5582 

M-F, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Offers support groups and educational programs for people diagnosed with mental illness and their families. Free. 
Narcotics Anonymous, opens a new window 

(520) 881-8381 

Usually 24/7

Connects callers to NA meeting information. Free. 
National Runaway Safeline, opens a new window 

(800) RUNAWAY (786-2929) 


Offers confidential crisis services to youth and families. Staff can develop a plan of action and refer caller to local resources. Free. 
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline , opens a new window 

(800) 273-8255 


Provides confidential support, resources and referrals for those in suicidal distress. Also provides resources and referrals for those supporting the person in distress. Free. 
Palo Verde Behavioral Health, opens a new window  

2695 N. Craycroft Rd. 

(520) 322-2888 

24/7 (inpatient) 

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (outpatient) 

Provides inpatient and outpatient services for people with mental health or substance abuse disorders. Accepts AHCCCS. 
Pathways of Arizona, opens a new window

(520) 748-7108

M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m

Provides behavioral health services for children, adults and families including home-based counseling, substance abuse groups, crisis intervention and prevention services.
Pima Helpline, opens a new window  24/7 Hotlines or Crisis Lines, opens a new window Provides lists of mental health and substance abuse treatment providers in Pima County. Free. 
St. Joseph’s Hospital O'Rielly Care Center

350 N. Wilmot Rd. 

(520) 873-3748

Immediate psychiatric care for adults age 18 years and older who are experiencing a psychiatric crisis and are in need of stabilization. Additional services offered include detoxification and medication management. Admission is voluntary. Accepts AHCCCS. 
Sonora Behavioral Health, opens a new window  

6050 N. Corona Rd. 

(520) 214-0211 


Psychiatric hospital for people experiencing psychoses or expressing suicidal or homicidal thoughts. Provides an intensive outpatient program and inpatient hospitalization for short-term crisis stabilization. Accepts AHCCCS. 
Southern AZ Center Against Sexual Assault (SACASA) , opens a new window

(520) 327-7273 or (800) 400-1001 


Offers crisis assistance, therapy referrals, advocacy, court assistance and other support services for people who have suffered sexual assault or harassment. Free. 
Teen Lifeline, opens a new window 602-248-8336 Arizona’s only teen-to-teen crisis hotline.
Trans Lifeline, opens a new window  

(877) 565-8860  

10 a.m. – 4 a.m. ET

Crisis hotline providing peer support and resources for people who are transgender or questioning. Free. 
Trevor Project Lifeline, opens a new window

(866) 488-7386 or text TREVOR to (202) 304-1200 


Crisis hotline providing intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning young people. Free (but for text line, texting plan limits apply). 
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, U.S. Veterans Affairs, opens a new window  3602 S. Sixth Ave.
(520) 792-1450                        

Mental health: (520) 629-4884

M-F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. but can speak with operator in off hours

Provides inpatient and outpatient treatment for veterans with mental health and substance abuse issues. Free.
Start Your Recovery For confidential free help, call:
1-800-662-4357 encourages people to find the support they need, or to help their loved ones encourage and support help-seeking. 
Veterans’ Crisis Line, opens a new window

(800) 273-8255


Provides veterans in distress or suicidal crisis with crisis intervention, information, support and resources. Free.
Veteran Resource Line , opens a new window

1 (866) 4AZ-VETS (429-8387) 

M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

Connects military service members with information, support and resources including mental health services. Free. 
2-1-1 Arizona, Crisis Response Network , opens a new window

2-1-1, Ext. 9  

(877) 211-8661 

(866) 495-6735 


Provides information and referral services for mental health care, counseling and other services. They can send a mobile team for assessment if the person is suicidal, homicidal or in a mental health crisis. Free.

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