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This can be a challenging time for individuals and communities.
Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations such as natural disasters, emergencies and pandemics. If you or someone you know is feeling overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic, help is available. If you are interested in learning more or in need of immediate support, here are a few resources and organizations:

Mental Health Resources

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) | Arizona
  • The NAMI Helpline connects callers to the support and resources that they need in Arizona.

  • How Teenagers Can Protect Their Mental Health During COVID-19
  • A resource from UNICEF for understanding youth anxiety and strategies for teens facing a “new” normal.

  • Coping with Stress
  • This Coping with Stress guide from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention includes more information about recognizing and coping with stress, taking care of yourself and your community.

  • Helping Children Cope with COVID
  • From the National Association of School Psychologists, strategies for parents in English and Spanish on ways to help children cope with COVID
  • COVID-19 Support Resources

    Bridges of Care Program from Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens
      Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens (PGCSC) introduces “Bridges of Care,” a program to help address the impact that COVID-19 has had on the older adult community, 60 years of age and older or disabled adults 18 years and older.

      Individuals that are enrolled in this program will be assigned a Care Transition Coach for a 30-day timeframe. Our dedicated coach will take an individualized approach with each consumer.

      Some of the services offered include:
      • A single coordinated effort to have access to appropriate resources, services and information
      • Ensure nutritional needs are addressed, assessment for home delivered meals
      • Assistance with coordinating: medical appointments and services, transportation to medical appointments, medical supplies and equipment, groceries and prescriptions, and reassurance phone calls
      • Empower consumers to make informed choices to achieve their wellness goals

      Please call Pinal-Gila Council for Senior Citizens at 1 (800) 293-9393 or (520) 836-2758 for more information.
      You can also email Ginger Fligger at [email protected] or Pam Kavathas at [email protected]

    Domestic Violence (DV) Support

    Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence
  • If you are in danger, please use a safer computer, consider calling 911, your local DV hotline, or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233.

  • Domestic Violence Support Services in Arizona
  • A resource directory of domestic violence support services from the AZ Department of Economic Security.

  • Additional Community Resources

    Get Food and Food Assistance Programs
  • Arizona Food Bank Network is a directory of food banks, pantries, and agencies working to address hunger.

  • 2-1-1 Resource
  • 2-1-1 Arizona is a comprehensive directory of social services throughout the state. They are available 24/7 and can help with: Questions about COVID-19, Housing & Shelter, Food, Clothing & Help Paying Bills,Veteran & Military Services, Mental Health & Support Groups, and more.

  • (English) and ArizonaUnido (Spanish):
  • Employment and financial assistance
  • Healthcare, mental health, well-being, and emergency services
  • Children
  • Community
  • Help for homeowners and renters
  • Food and meals
  • Internet, utilities, and wireless services
  • CDC Information

  • Current national case counts
  • Advice for travelers
  • Guidance for organizers of large events and mass gatherings
  • Guidance for individuals, families, and households
  • CDC fact sheets and infographics on COVID-19

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