Per a study conducted in 2018 by USA Today, the state of Arizona ranked 10th in the nation for highest rates of depression. Since then, rates have only gone up. An overwhelming 40.8% of Arizona adults reported symptoms of depression and/or anxiety last year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Needless to say, that’s more than 4 in 10 residents.
It’s clear that Arizona residents are in need of help for depression and anxiety. Fortunately, there are free and anonymous helplines available to all residents. These phone numbers are more than just digits on your smartphone. Call today and receive immediate assistance for any and all mental health issues, including depression and/or anxiety.
The National Depression Hotline
Anybody anywhere can call 866-629-4564 to reach a specialist with The National Depression Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, around-the-clock helpline for depression and/or anxiety. Call now for immediate assistance, or click here to visit the website which offers a wealth of additional information and resources. When you’re ready, we’re here to listen.
La Frontera Arizona
The EMPACT Suicide Prevention Center of Arizona exists to serve residents in need of mental health assistance of any kind. Call their 24/7 helpline at 480-784-1500 to reach a specialist, or if you’re out of the state, call 800-273-8255. You can also visit their website by clicking here, which offers more info and resources.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness offers a helpline for all US residents to receive assistance for depression and/or any form of mental issue. Call 800-950-6264 from Monday to Friday, 10AM to 10PM, or text “HelpLine” to 62640. You may also visit the Arizona-specific NAMI website, which offers a wealth of info, by clicking here.