If you or someone you know is struggling, you are NOT alone, reach out to a number below. Remember,
    you do not need to have a "crisis" to text or call a hotline and ask for support.

     Teen Lifeline Call 24/7 or Text (602-248-8336) *also available to parents and other adults who
    are in need of resources for their children

     Crisis Text Line Text "Home" to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor  LGBT National Hotline: 888-843-4564
     Bloom365: Call or text: 1-888-606-4673
     National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
     National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or text "LOVEIS" to 22522
     Crisis Response Network (602-222-9444 or 1-800-631-1314)

     Empact 24 Hour Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255)

     Scottsdale Police Crisis Team (480-312-5055)

     The Disaster Distress Helpline (1-800-985-5990) or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a
    trained crisis counselor.

     Arizona Food Bank Network: Find nearby emergency food for yourself or someone you know
    struggling with hunger
     Find Help Phoenix: Find health and social services for Maricopa County residents.

     My Undocumented Life: an online resource focused on helping undocumented and mixed

     Doorways Arizona: provides 100% remote counseling services/telehealth, visit online or call 602-

     Catholic Charities: 602-749-4405 Provides remote counseling services based on a sliding scale
    for individuals paying by credit card or are covered by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment

     Magellan Complete Care Information about Virtual support groups

     ASU Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience Virtual means of continuing
    mindfulness practice and support, Daily/weekly virtual webinars

     Hospice of the Valley Offers virtual support groups for grief and loss and finding comfort in
    uncertain times. Contact them and they will send a link to access groups virtually.

     Resilient Arizona 100% free and confidential crisis counseling
    Resilient AZ Crisis Counseling Program Assists individuals recovering from the psychological effects of the coronavirus pandemic,
    through outreach, emotional support, and educational services. All services are free and
    confidential. For individual/family services, 480.736.4978 or email, and for group services contact 480.694.4436 or email

    The program is federally funded through FEMA and SAMHSA, with the goal of providing emotional support, education, and outreach to Arizonans dealing with the psychological impact of the pandemic.


    Still Struggling? 

    Reach Out to Your Child's Support Services Team 

    Cactus Shadows High School 

    Social Worker: Beth Udisky, (480)575-2478  


    Lori Dahne, (480)575-2410   

    Haley Bierk, (480)575-2412   

    Catherine Cisar, (480)575-2411   

    Carrie Kalfayan, (480)575-2432   

    Pam Menton, (480)575-2453


    Rachel Jessey, (480)575-2435

    Marcy McCauley, (480)575-2448