Behavioral Health & Suicide Prevention
Project AWARE supports the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan of activities, services, and strategies to decrease youth violence and support the healthy development of school-aged youth.
Arizona Department of Education (ADE), in partnership with Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), is working to implement Project AWARE throughout Arizona.
Arizona Project AWARE provides evidenced-based training for educators in the areas of Suicide Prevention & Intervention. Request a:
Accessing Behavioral Health Services in Schools
Social and Emotional Learning Resources
Suicide Prevention Resources
Creating Safe & Supportive Learning Environments
Project AWARE is part of the School Health & Safety Programs Department within the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Division.
Crisis Response Network
Central AZ: 602-222-9444
Northern AZ: 1-877-756-4090
Southern AZ: 1-866-495-6735
Crisis Text Line: Text CONNECT to 741741
Teen Life Line: Phone or Text 602-248-TEEN (8336) Monday-Friday 3 – 9 PM
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Substance Use and Disorder Issues Referral and Treatment Hotline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
The Trevor Project (LGBTQ+ Hotline): Phone: 1-866-488-7386 Text: START to 678-678
Trans Lifeline: 1-877-565-8860