12/07/2018
Oral Health Screenings (Revisiones Dentales Gratis)
Free screenings for newborns to 5-year-olds and pregnant women
Every Friday, 8 am to 1 pm, Consulate General of Mexico, 320 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004. Free oral health screenings and fluoride varnish for newborns to 5 years old and oral health screenings for pregnant women. For more information, contact Ventanilla de Salud, 602.510.0637. En Español. For other dates and locations, visit First Teeth First.

12/07/2018
A New Brain Emerges after Brain Injury
Presented by the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
Friday, December 7, 9 to 11 am
Ability360 Center, 5025 East Washington Street, Classroom A. Phoenix, AZ 85034
Brain injury, regardless of severity, dismantles the delicate circuits that perform the functions we come to expect from our brain. As the brain repairs itself, some impairments heal while others emerge. We will discuss analogies to help the audience appreciate these elegant reparative and regenerative functions, while showing some scientific evidence for these processes. For more information and to register, visit www.eventbrite.com.

12/07/2018
Central Arizona Dental Mission of Mercy
Free dental care and education
December 7 and 8, Arizona State Fairgrounds
A large-scale dental clinic where dental treatment is provided at no cost to individuals who cannot access and/or afford dental care. This event is completely volunteer driven and strives to help on a first come first served basis. To learn more, visit www.azmom.org.

12/07/2018
Brain Injury: A New Brain Emerges After Brain Injury
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
Friday, December 7, registration and breakfast 8:30 am, program 9 to 10:30 am
Ability360 Center, conference center, 5025 E. Washington St., Phoenix
Audience members will leave with an appreciation for the scope of issues regarding traumatic brain injury as a disease, and the assurance that treatment and recovery are possible. Free and open to the public. For information or to register, visit www.eventbrite.com.

12/07/2018
Breakfast at the Farm for Case Managers and Behavioral Health Personnel
with Hunkapi Programs, Inc.
Friday, December 7, 7:30 to 9:30 am
12051 N. 96th St., Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Join us for a light breakfast, meet our herd and staff, view our facility, and explore the programming offered at Hunkapi. This event is free to the public, but is geared towards professionals, case managers, and behavioral health personnel. Please PRE-REGISTER. No charge. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com. Can't make it to this one? These will occur on a monthly basis.

12/08/2018
Get Up to 60 Pounds of Fresh Produce for Just $10 from MOM
Produce distribution events from Market on the Move (MOM)
Second Saturday of each month, 8 to 10 am
•  The 3000 Club Phoenix, 1741 West Rose Garden Lane. Phoenix, AZ 85027 (7 to 10 am)
•  Glenn F. Burton Elementary School, 4801 W Maryland Ave., Glendale, AZ 85301
For a donation of $10, you can get up to 60 lbs. of produce which you can share with others in need. First come, first served! Please bring your own bags. Find a schedule of future events at The 3000 Club. To volunteer to help at MOM events, please email nicco@the3000club.org.

12/08/2018
Mobile Pantry Distribution (Distribución Móvil de Despensa)
Fresh fruits and vegetables available for families and individuals in need
Frutas y verduras frescas disponibles para familias e individuos en necesidad
Saturday/Sábado, December 8/8 de diciembre, 11 am to 1 pm
MIHS Administration Building, 2601 E. Roosevelt Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008 . Open to the general public/ Abierto a todo público. No identification required/No se requiere identificación.

12/08/2018
Book Giving Event with Santa
at a Family Learning Center near you
Take home a book to enjoy with your child. Please bring your camera to take pictures with Santa!
• Sat., Dec. 8, 12 to 2 pm, FLC/Maryvale Family Health Center, 4011 N. 51st Ave., Phoenix 85031
• Sat., Dec. 8, 9 to 11 am, FLC, South Central Family Health Center, 33 W. Tamarisk, Phoenix 85041
• Wed., Dec. 19, FLC/Chandler Family Health Center, 811 S. Hamilton St., Chandler 85225
For more information, see the FLYER.

12/08/2018
Get Up to 70 Pounds of Fresh, Nutritious, Rescued Produce for Just $12
Produce re-distribution market from Produce On Wheels-With Out Waste (POWWOW)
Saturday, December 8, 8 to 11 am. Anyone can contribute $12 for up to 70 lbs. of of fresh, nutritious, rescued produce. You can shop on a budget and help curb food waste too. No income qualifications of any kind. Please share with neighbors, friends, family, or someone who’s in need.
•   Corona Baptist Church – 4450 W. Ray Rd., Chandler 85226
•   Faith Bible Church – 17230 N. 59th Ave., Glendale 85308
•   Freedom Family Church – 13325 S. Tacna Rd., Arizona City 85123
•   Genesis Church – 13625 N. 32nd St., Phoenix 85032
•   Living Word Bible Church – 3520 E. Brown Rd., Mesa 85213
•   Maricopa Market at Sequoia Pathway Academy – 19265 N. Porter Rd., Maricopa 85138
•   Northwest Valley Family YMCA – 12450 W. Cinnabar Ave., El Mirage 85335
•   San Tan Valley Farmers Market at Combs H.S. (7 to 11 am) – 2505 E.Germann Rd., San Tan Valley 85140
•   The Odyssey Institute of Advanced & International Studies – 1495 S. Verrado Way, Buckeye 85326
Click HERE for the schedule. For more information about Produce On Wheels-With Out Waste (POWWOW), visit www.borderlandsfooodbank.org, call 520.287.2627 or email info@borderlandsfoodbank.org.

12/08/2018
Kaity's Way Relationship Violence Diversion Workshop
Learn the warning signs of an abusive relationship
• 2nd Saturday of each month, 2:15 to 4:30 pm, Peoria Main Public Library, 8463 W Monroe St, Peoria 85345
• 3rd Saturday of each month, 12 to 2 pm, YMCA, 207 N. Mesa Dr., Mesa 85201
This workshop is designed to help teens and the parents/adults in their lives, discover the warning signs of an abusive relationship and what they can do to avoid such a relation-ship. The take away will include the tools to achieve and maintain healthy relationships in their lives on various levels. To register, click HERE.Learn more about Kaity's Way at http://kaitysway.org.

12/10/2018
Banner Brain Health Program
Presented by Banner Alzheimer's Institute
Wed., December 10, 1 to 3 pm
Banner Alzheimer's Institute, 901 East Willetta Street, #Fl 1, Phoenix, AZ 85006
Your brain is so much more than memory! In this program, learn about the different domains of your brain, such as cognition, language, attention, visuospatial, executive function, and, of course, memory. Free but registration is required. To register, call 602-839-6850 or email baifcs@bannerhealth.com. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com

12/11/2018
Arizona Peer & Family Coalition Meeting
Working to transform behavioral health in Arizona
Second Tuesday of each month, 12 to 1:30 pm, doors open at 11:30 am for networking
Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th St., Suite A-100, Phoenix
The mission of the Arizona Peer & Family Coalition (AZPFC) is to advocate for, connect, promote, and develop leadership by peers and family members throughout our state. Participate in person or by phone. For more information about upcoming meetings, membership or events, visit http://azpeerandfamily.org or contact Carol McDermott, President ProTem, 602.806.0002 or info@azpeerandfamily.org.

12/11/2018
Spanish Speaking Parent Support Group
Join other Spanish-speaking parents raising children with behavioral health needs
Meets the second Tuesday of each month, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th Street, Suite A-100, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Join other Spanish-speaking parents raising children with behavioral health care needs. Connect with them and gain understanding and support. A parent from Family Involvement Center leads the group. Monthly topics are family-driven and relate to the needs of the Latino population. Limited child watch. A light meal will be served. To register or for more information, see the flyer in English and Español or contact the Parent Assistance Center (PAC) at (602) 288-0155 or pac@familyinvolvementcenter.org.

12/11/2018
Grupo de Apoyo
Para Padres en Español
Segundo Martes de cada mes 5:30 a 7:30 pm
Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th Street, Suite A-100, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Únase a otros padres que hablan español y que están criando niños con necesidades de salud mental y del comportamiento. Haga conexiones y gane el apoyo y la comprensión. Un padre de familia del Family Involvement Center facilita y dirige el grupo. Los Temas mensuales son en relación a las necesidades de la población latina impulsada por las familias. Para registrarse o para más información sobre temas mensuales, favor de llamar al Centro de Asistencia para Padres (PAC) al (602) 288-0155 ó pac@familyinvolvementcenter.org. Se proveerá una cena ligera.

12/11/2018
I Am Home Breakfast
Annual fundraising event for the Human Services Campus
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 7:30 to 9 am, Arizona Biltmore
You are invited to join Mike McQuaid and the Human Services Campus Board of Directors as they recognize and celebrate those who have made successful journeys home. To reserve your seat, RSVP by email to HSCbreakfast@hsc-az.org. To learn more about the Human Services Campus, visit a href="http://www.hsc-az.org/about.html" target="_blank">www.hsc-az.org/about.html.

12/11/2018
Building Better Lives for Those Affected by Mental Illness
A free presentation from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 5:30 to 7 pm
Rio Vista Recreation Center, 8866 W Thunderbird Ave., Peoria, AZ 85382
NAMI is dedicated to improving quality of life for people with mental illness and their families through support, education, and advocacy. NAMI provides education programs at no cost throughout Maricopa County. This seminar will provide an overview of family programs, peer programs, programs for teachers and school administrators, programs for veterans and their families, support groups, and many more! To join us for this free seminar, please RSVP to Tracy Sloat at 602-244-8166.

12/12/2018
Get Up to 60 Pounds of Fresh Produce for Just $10 from MOM
Produce distribution events from Market on the Move (MOM)
Every Wednesday, 8 to 10 am and Saturday, 7 to 10 am
The 3000 Club Phoenix, 1741 West Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027
For a donation of $10, get up to 60 lbs. of produce. First come, first served! Please bring your own bags. For more info, visit http://the3000club.org.

12/12/2018
Family Support Groups in Mesa and Phoenix
from Maricopa Integrated Health System
Meets at two locations on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 pm:
• Dec. 12 at MIHS Behavioral Health Annex, conference room, 2619 E. Pierce Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
• Dec. 19 at Desert Vista Behavioral Health, conference room, 570 W. Brown Road, Mesa, AZ 85201
The Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) Family Support Group gathers to talk, listen and interact with one another. This group will give you opportunities to listen to other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and learn about local resources and how to use them. Join us each month for a new topic and find support from others. Call for more information or to register, 480.438.7424, OP_BHPrograms@MIHS.org.

12/12/2018
WalkPHX Wednesdays
Free walking program
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 5:15 to 7 pm
WalkPHX Wednesdays takes you on a 3.2-mile loop through Downtown Phoenix and through three gorgeous downtown Phoenix Parks. Enjoy socializing with other community members who are trying to get fit and healthy just like you. For information, visit www.eventbrite.com.

12/12/2018
In Our Own Voice
A free presentation from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Wednesday, Dec. 12, Ability 360 Center, 5025 E. Washington St., Suite 112, Phoenix
In Our Own Voice, a unique public education presentation, offers insight into the hope and recovery possible for individuals living with mental illness.Trained individuals living with mental illness lead a brief, yet comprehensive and interactive, presentation about mental illness. To learn more, visit https://namivalleyofthesun.org.

12/13/2018
Family Support NOW
Free support group for family members
Meets Thursdays, Dec. 13, 6:30 to 8 pm (doors open at 6 pm)
Family Involvement Center, 5333 n. 7th Street, Suite A-100, Phoenix 85014
Do you have an adult in your life that receives or may need services for mental health or substance use? Do you need help understanding how to support your loved one? Would you like to connect with other people who share the same experience? Come connect with other family members who are navigating similar challenges and explore resources and options. Call 602.412.4083 or email to diane@familyinvolvementcenter.org with questions or to register. Light refreshments provided. En Español.

12/13/2018
Unmasking Brain Injury
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
• Thursday, December 13, 11 am to 1 pm
• Thursday, December 20, 2 to 4 pm
Ability360 Center, suite 200, 5025 E. Washington St., Phoenix
The Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ) invites you to participate in Unmasking Brain Injury, a visual art and education project to be displayed across Arizona. They will be hosting several mask making events for brain injury survivors at the ABILITY360 Center. Please join them on one of the above dates. For information or to register, visit www.eventbrite.com.

12/13/2018
Project Connect
More than 50 service providers in one location
Thursday, Dec. 13, Monte Vista Church of the Nazarene, 3313 n. 40th St., Phoenix
Individuals and families who need assistance with housing, shelter, benefits, identification, and other basic health and human services are invited to be guests at Project Connect. This Valley of the Sun United Way event helps those in need on their journey to health, financial stability, and housing by bringing more than 50 service providers to one location. This event allows individuals and families to receive numerous services in one day that could normally take days, weeks, or months on their own. Click HERE for a schedule of future events.

12/14/2018
Oral Health Screenings (Revisiones Dentales Gratis)
Free screenings for newborns to 5-year-olds and pregnant women
Every Friday, 8 am to 1 pm, Consulate General of Mexico, 320 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004. Free oral health screenings and fluoride varnish for newborns to 5 years old and oral health screenings for pregnant women. For information, contact Ventanilla de Salud, 602.510.0637. En Español. For other dates and locations, visit First Teeth First.

12/15/2018
Get Up to 70 Pounds of Fresh, Nutritious, Rescued Produce for Just $12
Produce re-distribution market from Produce On Wheels-With Out Waste (POWWOW)
Saturday, December 15, 8 to 11 am. Anyone can contribute $12 for up to 70 lbs. of of fresh, nutritious, rescued produce. You can shop on a budget and help curb food waste too. No income qualifications of any kind. Please share with neighbors, friends, family, or someone who’s in need.
•   Arizona State University at Tempe Campus/Lot 59, Under the Solar Panel – Southwest corner of E.Rio Salado Pkwy. and S. Packard Dr. in Tempe, AZ
•   Arizona State University at West Campus – 4701 W. Thunderbird Rd., Glendale 85306
•   Arizona State University Polytechnic Campus at House of Refuge – 6935 E. Williams Field Rd., Mesa 85212
•   Dysart Elementary School - 12950 W Varney Rd, El Mirage, AZ 85335
•   First United Methodist Church – 15 E. First Ave., Mesa 85210
•   Red Mountain United Methodist Church – 2936 N. Power Rd., Mesa 85215
Click HERE for the schedule. For more information about Produce On Wheels-With Out Waste (POWWOW), visit www.borderlandsfooodbank.org, call 520.287.2627 or email info@borderlandsfoodbank.org.

12/15/2018
Kaity's Way Relationship Violence Diversion Workshop
Learn the warning signs of an abusive relationship
• 2nd Saturday of each month, 2:15 to 4:30 pm, Peoria Main Public Library, 8463 W Monroe St, Peoria 85345
• 3rd Saturday of each month, 12 to 2 pm, YMCA, 207 N. Mesa Dr., Mesa 85201
This workshop is designed to help teens and the parents/adults in their lives, discover the warning signs of an abusive relationship and what they can do to avoid such a relation-ship. The take away will include the tools to achieve and maintain healthy relationships in their lives on various levels. To register, click HERE.Learn more about Kaity's Way at http://kaitysway.org.

12/15/2018
Out of the Darkness Phoenix Area Walk
Fundraiser for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Saturday, Dec. 15, 8:30 am, Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix
When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss. Registration is free. To register or donation, click HERE.

12/17/2018
Mental Health First Aid Master Training
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
Monday, Dec. 17 through Friday, Dec. 12, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm each day
The Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course helps people understand mental health conditions, support timely intervention, and save lives. As a master trainer, you can exponentially increase your community’s capacity to provide MHFA. Many of the 30 available seats will be offered at no cost to community organizations whose trainers commit to providing at least three MHFA trainings in 2019. To learn more, visit www.eventbrite.com.

12/19/2018
Get Up to 60 Pounds of Fresh Produce for Just $10 from MOM
Produce distribution events from Market on the Move (MOM)
Every Wednesday, 8 to 10 am and Saturday, 7 to 10 am
The 3000 Club Phoenix, 1741 West Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027
For a donation of $10, get up to 60 lbs. of produce. First come, first served! Please bring your own bags. For more info, visit http://the3000club.org.

12/19/2018
Book Giving Event with Santa
at Family Learning Center in Chandler
Wed., Dec. 19, FLC/Chandler Family Health Center, 811 S. Hamilton St., Chandler 85225
Take home a book to enjoy with your child. Please bring your camera to take pictures with Santa! For more information, see the FLYER.

12/19/2018
Family Support Groups in Mesa and Phoenix
from Maricopa Integrated Health System
Meets at two locations on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 pm:
• Dec. 19 at Desert Vista Behavioral Health, conference room, 570 W. Brown Road, Mesa, AZ 85201
• Nov. 14, Dec. 12 at MIHS Behavioral Health Annex, conference room, 2619 E. Pierce Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008
The Maricopa Integrated Health System (MIHS) Family Support Group gathers to talk, listen and interact with one another. This group will give you opportunities to listen to other’s experiences, discover your inner strength and learn about local resources and how to use them. Join us each month for a new topic and find support from others. Call for more information or to register, 480.438.7424, OP_BHPrograms@MIHS.org.

12/20/2018
S.E.E.K. Arizona Lunch and Learn Series
Bolster your knowledge of ABA
Third Thursday of each month, 11 am to 1 pm
S.E.E.K. Arizona Training Annex, 4700 E. Thomas Rd., Suite 103, Phoenix, AZ 85018
This month's topic: Learn how to provide fluency based instruction and data based decisions. For more information and to register, visit www.eventbrite.com.

12/20/2018
Unmasking Brain Injury
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
Thursday, December 20, 2 to 4 pm
Ability360 Center, suite 200, 5025 E. Washington St., Phoenix
The Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona (BIAAZ) invites you to participate in Unmasking Brain Injury, a visual art and education project to be displayed across Arizona. They will be hosting several mask making events for brain injury survivors at the ABILITY360 Center. For information or to register, visit www.eventbrite.com.

12/20/2018
Baby Shots: Free Immunization Clinics
Our family helping yours
Thursday, Dec. 20, 3 to 4 pm, YMCA/Abrazo, 6869 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale
The Phoenix Fire Department's Baby Shots Immunization Program provides free vaccinations to children who are eligible under the Vaccine for Children’s Program (VFC). Children from birth through 18 years of age who meet at least one of the following criteria on the day the vaccine is administered are eligible to receive VFC vaccine: KidsCare, Medicaid eligible (AHCCCS), Uninsured: A child who has no health insurance coverage, American Indian or Alaska Native as defined by the Indian Health Services Act. Immunization records must be brought with you to the Baby Shots event. Please telephone 602-534-BABY (2229) to confirm clinic times and location. To learn more, visit www.phoenix.gov/fire/babyshots.

12/21/2018
2019 Legislature Preview and How to Get Involved
Free Lay Legal Webinar from Arizona Coalition to End Sexual & Domestic Violence
Friday, December 21, 9:30 to 11:30 am, register at www.acesdv.org
The monthly lay legal webinar series for 2018 will cover a wide range of topics that will inform advocates about the various legal concerns that often are present when working with survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Join us as we invite experts from around the state to discuss the diverse challenges and barriers survivors often face. Also to help advocates better understand the legal system. Topics have ranged from sexual harassment laws to advanced look into orders of protection. For more information contact Renee Glaz, renee@acesdv.org.

12/21/2018
Homeless Persons' Memorial Day
December 21
Every year on December 21st, the vernal equinox -- the longest night of the year -- we remember our neighbors who have passed away on the streets. The National Coalition for the Homeless, the National Consumer Advisory Board and the National Health Care for the Homeless Council encourage communities to host public events remembering those lost. To learn more, visit Arizona Housing Coalition, azhousingcoalition.org.

12/22/2018
Mobile Pantry Food Bank
Free fruits and veggies
Every 4th Saturday, 11 am to 1 pm
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, in the Gym, 1401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Bring bags! No I.D. or proof of income required. Sponsored by St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance and PRBC.

12/22/2018
Get Up to 70 Pounds of Fresh, Nutritious, Rescued Produce for Just $12
Produce re-distribution market from Produce On Wheels-With Out Waste (POWWOW)
Saturday, December 22, 8 to 11 am. Anyone can contribute $12 for up to 70 lbs. of of fresh, nutritious, rescued produce. You can shop on a budget and help curb food waste too. No income qualifications of any kind. Please share with neighbors, friends, family, or someone who’s in need.
•   Crossroads United Methodist Church – 7901 N. Central Ave., Phoenix 85020
•   First Baptist Church of Scottsdale – 7025 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale 85251
•   Glendale/Peoria Family YMCA – 14711 N. 59th Ave., Glendale 85306
•   Islamic Center of the East Valley – 425 N. Alma School Rd., Chandler 85224
•   La Mesa Village Apartments - 655 S Mesa Dr., Mesa 85210
•   Sword of the Spirit Ministry (W. of Estrella Pkwy. & Illini St.) – 15635 W. Illini St., Goodyear 85338
•   Word of Abundant Life Christian Center – 6849 W. Indian School Rd., Phoenix 85033
Click HERE for the schedule. For more information about Produce On Wheels-With Out Waste (POWWOW), visit www.borderlandsfooodbank.org, call 520.287.2627 or email info@borderlandsfoodbank.org.

12/24/2018
Community Policy Work Group
Provide feedback on proposed changes to AHCCCS policies
Meets the 4th Monday of every month, 1 to 2 pm, at AHCCCS 701 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
Want to learn more about the policy making process? This community-led work group will regularly review AHCCCS policies open for public comment and provide feedback on proposed policy changes. Email Nia Buckley for more information.

12/24/2018
HOLIDAY: Christmas Eve
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



12/25/2018
HOLIDAY: Christmas Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



12/26/2018
Child and Family Advisory Partnership Community Meeting
No meeting in December
Normally meets the last Wednesday of each month, but no meeting in December
For more information and future dates, click HERE. En Español.

12/26/2018
Get Up to 60 Pounds of Fresh Produce for Just $10 from MOM
Produce distribution events from Market on the Move (MOM)
Every Wednesday, 8 to 10 am and Saturday, 7 to 10 am
The 3000 Club Phoenix, 1741 West Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027
For a donation of $10, get up to 60 lbs. of produce. First come, first served! Please bring your own bags. For more info, visit http://the3000club.org.

12/28/2018
Oral Health Screenings (Revisiones Dentales Gratis)
Free screenings for newborns to 5-year-olds and pregnant women
Every Friday, 8 am to 1 pm, Consulate General of Mexico, 320 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free oral health screenings and fluoride varnish for newborns to 5 years old and oral health screenings for pregnant women. For information, contact Ventanilla de Salud, 602.510.0637. En Español. For other dates and locations, visit First Teeth First..

12/29/2018
Get Up to 70 Pounds of Fresh, Nutritious, Rescued Produce for Just $12
Produce re-distribution market from Produce On Wheels-With Out Waste (POWWOW)
Saturday, December 29, 8 to 11 am. Anyone can contribute $12 for up to 70 lbs. of of fresh, nutritious, rescued produce. You can shop on a budget and help curb food waste too. No income or residential qualifications. Please share with neighbors, friends, family, or someone who’s in need.
•   Aldersgate United Methodist Church – 3530 N. 32nd St., Phoenix 85018
•   Boys & Girls Club of the East Valley (Compadre Branch) – 300 E. Chandler Blvd., Chandler 85225
•   Elevate Christian Church – 4655 S. 16th St., Phoenix 85018
•   RCCG Jubilee Parish – 11122 W. Alabama Ave., Ste. A, Youngtown 85363
•   Root 2 Route Botanicals at Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar – 804 Cacheris Ct., Casa Grande 85122
•   St. Luke Lutheran Church – 807 N. Stapley Dr., Mesa 85203
Click HERE for the schedule. For more information about Produce On Wheels-With Out Waste (POWWOW), visit www.borderlandsfooodbank.org, call 520.287.2627 or email info@borderlandsfoodbank.org.

01/01/2019
HOLIDAY: New Year's Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



01/01/2019
Circle of Hope
A support group for parents of children with unique needs
Meets the 1st Tuesday of each month, 9 to 11:30 am
Family Involvement Center, 5333 North 7th Street, Suite A-100, Phoenix 85014
Join us each month to connect with others who are having similar experiences; talk with people who understand how you feel; build your support network; share your experiences, challenges and successes; expand your knowledge, tools and resources; and enjoy a little self care. Spanish interpretation available. For more information or to register, see the flyer in English and Español or contact the Parent Assistance Center, 602-288-0155, pac@familyinvolvementcenter.org. Meeting date subject to change due to the holiday.

01/01/2019
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01/01/2019
NAMI Education Meeting
Increase your awareness of programs and supportive services now available
First Tuesday of each month, 7 to 8:30 pm
Scottsdale Senior Center,1700 N. Granite Reef, Scottsdale
There will be a special presentation. No need to RSVP and there is no charge. Contact 480.481.0559 for further information. NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness,www.namiaz.com or namivalleyofthesun.org or www.nami.org. Call to confirm as date may change because of the holiday.

01/02/2019
Clinical Breakfast Series
from St. Luke's Behavioral Health
First Wednesday of each month, 8 to 9 am
Learn more about trends and treatments in the behavioral health field, network with your peers and obtain one CEU credit at any of St. Luke's free Clinical Breakfast Series seminars. Each seminar is held in the St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center Auditorium at 18th and E. Van Buren streets. Continental breakfast will be served. For more information or to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com.

01/02/2019
Get Up to 60 Pounds of Fresh Produce for Just $10 from MOM
Produce distribution events from Market on the Move (MOM)
Every Wednesday, 8 to 10 am and Saturday, 7 to 10 am
The 3000 Club Phoenix, 1741 West Rose Garden Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85027
For a donation of $10, get up to 60 lbs. of produce. First come, first served! Please bring your own bags. For more info, visit http://the3000club.org.

01/04/2019
Oral Health Screenings (Revisiones Dentales Gratis)
Free screenings for newborns to 5-year-olds and pregnant women
Every Friday, 8 am to 1 pm, Consulate General of Mexico, 320 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004. Free oral health screenings and fluoride varnish for newborns to 5 years old and oral health screenings for pregnant women. No appointment needed. For more information, contact Ventanilla de Salud, 602.510.0637. En Español. For other dates and locations, visit First Teeth First.

01/05/2019
Building Resilience: How to Look Forward to 2019
with Patrick Ziegert, Navy and Army vet
Saturday, January 5, 9 to 11 am
Ability360 Center, Suite 108, 5025 E. Washington St., Phoenix
What is resilience and how can building your personal resilience impact your everyday life? Patrick Ziegert leads a group discussion and shares his personal journey overcoming trauma through builidng resilience. Free and open to the public. For information or to register, visit www.eventbrite.com. Sponsored by the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona.

01/05/2019
Safe Interactions with First Responders for Brain Injury Survivors
Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona
Saturday, Jan. 5, 12 pm registration and lunch with officers, 12:30 to 2:30 Be Safe Training, 2:30 to 3:30 When to Call 911
Ability360 Center, Suite 108, 5025 E. Washington St., Phoenix
Free and open to the public. For information or to register, visit www.eventbrite.com.

01/08/2019
Hearing Voices Workshop
Sponsored by ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Tuesday, January 8, 1 to 4 pm, Downtown Phoenix Campus, $50 per person
This curriculum has been developed and piloted for a wide range of mental health professionals to help them empathize more deeply with the challenges voice hearers face, reduce the fear and stigma surrounding the voice hearing experience and learn to teach self-help skills to voice hearers. For more information or to register, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu.

01/08/2019
Grupo de Apoyo
Para Padres en Español
Segundo Martes de cada mes 5:30 a 7:30 pm
Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th Street, Suite A-100, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Únase a otros padres que hablan español y que están criando niños con necesidades de salud mental y del comportamiento. Haga conexiones y gane el apoyo y la comprensión. Un padre de familia del Family Involvement Center facilita y dirige el grupo. Los Temas mensuales son en relación a las necesidades de la población latina impulsada por las familias. Para registrarse o para más información sobre temas mensuales, favor de llamar al Centro de Asistencia para Padres (PAC) al (602) 288-0155 ó pac@familyinvolvementcenter.org. Se proveerá una cena ligera.

01/08/2019
Spanish Speaking Parent Support Group
Join other Spanish-speaking parents raising children with behavioral health needs
Meets the second Tuesday of each month, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th Street, Suite A-100, Phoenix, AZ 85014
Join other Spanish-speaking parents raising children with behavioral health care needs. Connect with them and gain understanding and support. A parent from Family Involvement Center leads the group. Monthly topics are family-driven and relate to the needs of the Latino population. Limited child watch. A light meal will be served. To register or for more information, see the flyer in English and Español or contact the Parent Assistance Center (PAC) at (602) 288-0155 or pac@familyinvolvementcenter.org.

01/08/2019
Arizona Peer & Family Coalition Meeting
Working to transform behavioral health in Arizona
Second Tuesday of each month, 12 to 1:30 pm, doors open at 11:30 am for networking
Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th St., Suite A-100, Phoenix
The mission of the Arizona Peer & Family Coalition (AZPFC) is to advocate for, connect, promote, and develop leadership by peers and family members throughout our state. Participate in person or by phone. For more information about upcoming meetings, membership or events, visit http://azpeerandfamily.org or contact Carol McDermott, President ProTem, 602.806.0002 or info@azpeerandfamily.org.

01/08/2019
Arizona Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting
For survivors, professionals and supporters
Second Tuesday of every odd month, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Jewish Family & Children’s Services, 2033 N 7th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006
For information, please email AZSPC@gmail.com or visit www.azspc.org/. Meetings are subject to change.

01/10/2019
Motivational Interviewing Basics
Sponsored by ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Thursday, January 10, 9 am to 4 pm, Downtown Phoenix Campus, $110 per person
Motivational Interviewing is an evidenced-based communication technique demonstrated in the research literature to be helpful in pulling for an individual’s intrinsic motivation to change. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to utilize some beginner’s techniques associated with Motivational Interviewing. For more information or to register, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu.

01/14/2019
Peer and Family Career Academy: Supervisor Course
Supporting those who support others
Phoenix, Jan. 14 and 16
Tucson, Jan. 28-29
Flagstaff, Feb. 11-12 plus classes in Yuma and Kingman
This class welcomes peer and family support supervisors from a wide variety of professional roles, including medical providers, clinicians, charge nurses, program administrators, etc. Classes are a two-day commitment and conveniently held in various regions throughout Arizona. Seats are limited. You do not need to hold a peer orfamily certificate, nor do you need to identify as someone with personal lived experience. For information or to register, click HERE.

01/15/2019
A life of possibilities for people with intellectual disabilities
A free presentation from MOSAIC and the City of Peoria
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 5:30 to 7 pm
Care of people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities has changed greatly over the years. As of 2011, more than 700,000 people nationally with intellectual disabilities were living with caregivers over the age of 60. Join us at the Mosaic seminar to learn about how services have moved beyond the group home, and how you can be paid to provide a person with intellectual disabilities a meaningful life in a caring environment. The seminar is free. Registration is required at peoriasupport@peoriaaz.gov or 623-773-7070.

01/16/2019
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria
Sponsored by ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Wednesday, January 16, 9 am to 4 pm, Downtown Phoenix Campus, $110 per person
This training is an interactive, practical, case-based course designed to support primary care physicians, psychiatrists in their clinical treatment of patients at risk for substance use disorders. For more information or to register, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu.

01/16/2019
Hope and Healing in the Opioid Use Crisis
Realizing the impact of peer and family support
Trainings from Arizona Peer and Family Career Academy
Wed.-Thurs., Jan. 16-17, 8:30 am to 5 pm, Phoenix, AZ
Wed.-Thurs., Jan 23-24, 8:30 am to 5 pm, Mesa, AZ
Gain an in-depth knowledge of how to support people who are living with an opioid dependency or addiction. Meaningful lives are devastated and even lost on a daily basis in the opioid use epidemic, and who better than to answer the call of hope and support than Peer and Family Support Professionals. To register, visit www.azpfca.org/course-calendar.

01/18/2019
Oral Health Screenings (Revisiones Dentales Gratis)
Free screenings for newborns to 5-year-olds and pregnant women
Every Friday, 8 am to 1 pm, Consulate General of Mexico, 320 E. McDowell Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004. Free oral health screenings and fluoride varnish for newborns to 5 years old and oral health screenings for pregnant women. No appointment needed. For more information, contact Ventanilla de Salud, 602.510.0637. En Español. For other dates and locations, visit First Teeth First.

01/21/2019
HOLIDAY: Martin Luther King Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



01/22/2019
Change Agent Meeting: Navigating the Behavioral Health System
Presented by AHCCCS Office of Individual and Family Affairs
4th Tuesday of each month, 6 to 7:30 pm
Assurance Health and Wellness, 1515 E. Osborn Road, Phoenix
Come join AHCCCS OIFA and other community members for meaningful sharing of experiences in the behavioral health system. Light refreshments and snacks provided. For information, email Chaz.Longwell@azahcccs.gov.

01/23/2019
Peer and Family Career Academy: Hope and Healing in the Opioid Use Crisis
Realizing the impact of peer and family support
Mesa: Wed. and Thurs., Jan 23 and 24, 5 pm
plus classes in Tucson, Flagstaff, Kingman and Yuma
Gain an in-depth knowledge of how to support people who are living with an opioid dependency or addiction. Meaningful lives are devastated and even lost on a daily basis in the opioid use epidemic, and who better than to answer the call of hope and support than Peer and Family Support Professionals. For information or to register, click HERE.

01/23/2019
Hope and Healing in the Opioid Use Crisis
Realizing the impact of peer and family support
Training from Arizona Peer and Family Career Academy
Wed.-Thurs., Jan 23-24, 8:30 am to 5 pm, Mesa, AZ
Gain an in-depth knowledge of how to support people who are living with an opioid dependency or addiction. Meaningful lives are devastated and even lost on a daily basis in the opioid use epidemic, and who better than to answer the call of hope and support than Peer and Family Support Professionals. To register, visit www.azpfca.org/course-calendar.

01/24/2019
Maricopa County StandDown 2019
Serving homeless and at-risk military veterans and their families
January 24 and 25, 2019, doors open at 7 am for registration
Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Arizona State Fairgrounds, 18th Ave. and McDowell Road
At this community-based event, organizations come together to serve veterans and their families who are at risk of or experiencing homelessness and connect them with critical supportive services to help them gain and maintain housing stability. Services include housing assistance and opportunities, employment, education and training, health and wellness, mental and behavioral health, vision health and substance abuse assistance. To learn more, visit www.azceh.org/MCStandDown.

01/24/2019
Sexual Violence Prevention Conference
Save the date
Thursday, January 24, 7:30 am to 5 pm, Desert Willow Conference Center, Phoenix
The Arizona Department of Health Services Sexual Violence Program is calling for a collective, upstream action across our communities to reduce sexual violence. For program content questions, please contact Diana Lee, diana.lee@azdhs.gov.

01/24/2019
Project Connect
More than 50 service providers in one location
• Jan. 24-25, STAND DOWN (veterans only), Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1826 W. McDowell Rd., Phoenix 85007
• Thursday, Feb. 21, The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 3802 N. 59th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85033
• Thursday, March 28, Calvary PHX Church, 12612 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85029
• Thursday, May 16, First Southern Baptist Church Avondale, 1001 N. Central Ave., Avondale, AZ 85323
• Thursday, June 13, The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 830 E. 2nd Ave., Mesa, AZ 85204
Individuals and families who need assistance with housing, shelter, benefits, identification, and other basic health and human services are invited to be guests at Project Connect. This Valley of the Sun United Way event helps those in need on their journey to health, financial stability, and housing by bringing more than 50 service providers to one location. This event allows individuals and families to receive numerous services in one day that could normally take days, weeks, or months on their own. Click HERE for a schedule of future events.

01/26/2019
Mobile Pantry Food Bank
Free fruits and veggies
Every 4th Saturday, 11 am to 1 pm
Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, in the Gym, 1401 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Bring bags! No I.D. or proof of income required. Sponsored by St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance and PRBC.

01/28/2019
Community Policy Work Group
Provide feedback on proposed changes to AHCCCS policies
Meets the 4th Monday of every month, 1 to 2 pm, at AHCCCS 701 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix
Want to learn more about the policy making process? This community-led work group will regularly review AHCCCS policies open for public comment and provide feedback on proposed policy changes. Email Nia Buckley for more information.

01/30/2019
Child and Family Advisory Partnership Community Meeting
Get connected to the help you need to raise a child with behavioral and physical health needs
Last Wednesday of each month, dinner and networking 5:30 to 6 pm, meeting 6 to 7:30 pm
Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th St., Suite A-100, Phoenix, 85014
Get connected to the support you need, get your service questions and concerns answers, share your ideas and suggestions on how to improve the children's system of care, learn about what's happening in the behavioral health community, talk directly with service providers, enjoy dinner, and meet other families. Dinner, Spanish interpretation, and child watch are provided. There is no cost to attend. Please call 602.288.0155 to pre-register. For more information and future dates, click HERE. En Español.

02/01/2019
Brighter Tomorrow Luncheon
Fundraiser for Jewish Family and Children's Service
Friday, Feb. 1, 11:45 am to 1:30 pm, Arizona Biltmore Resort
The Brighter Tomorrow Luncheon the annual flagship event showcasing JFCS’ impact on the wellbeing of nearly 50,000 people in the Valley of the Sun. The featured speaker is Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of Mental Health America. For sponsorship and ticket information, visit www.jfcsaz.org/event.

02/04/2019
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02/05/2019
CAN DO Support Group
A group for parents of children with developmental/intellectual disabilities,
epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and/or autism spectrum disorders ... and their kids
First Tuesday of each month (except January), 6 to 8 pm
Family Invovement Center, 5333 North 7th Street, Suite A-100, Phoenix 85014
CAN DO for parents provides resources, ideas, support and education. CAN DO for kids ages 6 and up provides opportunities and fun. Limited child watch; dinner provided. Spanish translation available. For more information, see the flyer or contact the Parent Assistance Center, 602-288-0155, pac@familyinvolvementcenter.org.

02/05/2019
Integrated Behavioral Health Conference
16th Annual Phoenix Area Indian Health Service
February 5, 6 and 7, ASU West, Glendale, AZ
The theme of this year’s conference is In Balance: Tradition and Innovation and the focus will be on the pairing of traditional practice-based treatment approaches with innovative clinical best practice approaches serving the behavioral health needs of American Indian and Alaskan Natives whom we serve. Individuals and families experiencing behavioral health conditions remain the overarching focus of the conference. To learn more, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu/content/indian-health-service. Presented by Arizona State University’s Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy.

02/08/2019
Dementia in More Detail
Free webinar from Health Services Advisory Group
Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, 9 to 10 am
It is more than memory loss or senility: Types of dementia, signs, and symptoms of onset. How formal diagnosis is determined,treatment options, and prognosis. Registration is required. For more information, to register, or for future webinar topics and dates, click HERE.

02/13/2019
Winter Institute
Public Safety and Behavioral Health
The inaugural Winter Institute for Public Safety & Behavioral Health will be held Feb 13-15, 2019 at the ASU SkySong Innovation Center in Scottsdale, AZ. The conference brings together public safety and behavioral health professionals to promote awareness and alliance, cross-training between disciplines, and coordinated community response. To learn more, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu/winter-institute.

02/15/2019
8th Annual African American Conference on Disabilities
Finding Solutions, Building a Stronger Community
Friday, Feb. 15, 8 am to 5 pm, Desert Willow Conference Center, Phoenix, Arizona
Presented by Ability360 Center. Workshops topics include: Sharing is Healing, Future Planning, The Effects of Trauma Throught the Life of African American Children, African American with Disabilities Perspect, Working Animals, Organizing Your Financial Future, Unlawful Discriminatory Treatment, Child Advocacy, Transition to Adulthood, Health Disparities and Trauma, and so much more. For more information, including a schedule, and to register visit www.eventbrite.com. For registration assistance, contact David Carey at Ability360, davidc@ability360.org or 602.443.0723.

02/21/2019
Project Connect
More than 50 service providers in one location
• Thursday, Feb. 21, The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 3802 N. 59th Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85033
• Thursday, March 28, Calvary PHX Church, 12612 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85029
• Thursday, May 16, First Southern Baptist Church Avondale, 1001 N. Central Ave., Avondale, AZ 85323
• Thursday, June 13, The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 830 E. 2nd Ave., Mesa, AZ 85204
Individuals and families who need assistance with housing, shelter, benefits, identification, and other basic health and human services are invited to be guests at Project Connect. This Valley of the Sun United Way event helps those in need on their journey to health, financial stability, and housing by bringing more than 50 service providers to one location. This event allows individuals and families to receive numerous services in one day that could normally take days, weeks, or months on their own. Click HERE for a schedule of future events.

02/26/2019
Motivational Interviewing Intermediate
Sponsored by ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Tuesday, February 26, 9 am to 4 pm, Downtown Phoenix Campus, $110 per person
Enhance your understanding of motivational interviewing, a goal-oriented evidence-based practice useful in treating clients for a variety of behaviors. Learn the components of the MI spirit, how to solicit change talk, and respond to client sustain talk in your practice. Participants are encouraged to attend MI Basics prior to this course. For more information or to register, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu.

02/26/2019
Peer and Family Career Academy: Supervising Peer and Family Support
Reaching extraordinary outcomes
Mesa: Tues. and Wed., Feb. 26 and 27
Phoenix: Wed. and Thurs., March 20-21
Plus classes in Flagstaff, Tuscon, Kingman and Yuma
This two-day seminar dives deep into how provide optimal supervision for your Peer and Family Support staff and deliver deliver extraordinary outcomes for your program. You do NOT need to be a peer or family support employee to enroll. Clinicians and medical staff alike will benefit from this program. For information or to register, click HERE.

02/26/2019
Supervising Peer and Family Support: Reaching Extraordinary Outcomes
Training from Arizona Peer and Family Career Academy
Tues.-Wed., Feb. 26-27, 8:30 am to 5 pm, Mesa, AZ
Wed.-Thurs., March 20-21, 8:30 am to 5 pm, Phoenix, AZ
This two-day seminar dives deep into how provide optimal supervision for your Peer and Family Support staff and deliver deliver extraordinary outcomes for your program. You do NOT need to be a peer or family support employee to enroll. Clinicians and medical staff alike will benefit from this program. To register, visit www.azpfca.org/course-calendar.

03/04/2019
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03/09/2019
Fresh Start Gala
A benefit for the Fresh Start Women's Foundation
Saturday, March 9, 6 pm, The Phoenician
The 23rd Annual Fresh Start Gala will honor more than two decades of support for Fresh Start Women’s Foundation. Guests will be treated to a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner, incredible live entertainment, dancing and many surprises throughout this special evening. For tickets and sponsorship information, visit www.freshstartwomen.org

03/14/2019
Suicide Prevention and Intervention
Sponsored by ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Thursday, March 14, 9 am to 12 pm, Downtown Phoenix Campus, $59 per person
This course will discuss ways individuals can become more comfortable with the topic of suicide, as well as educate and empower citizens to connect those in need to lifesaving services. Additionally, this course will delve into the difference between suicidal ideation and suicide itself. The National Suicide Hotline – 1-800-273-Talk(8255). Start by programing that in your phone today and tell others to do the same. For more information or to register, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu.

03/14/2019
Compassion Fatigue and Self Care
Sponsored by ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Thursday, March 14, 1 to 4 pm, Downtown Phoenix Campus, $59 per person
We find in the behavioral health arena compassion fatigue has a significant presence and can lead to negative outcomes for the helpers. Self care is all about learning how to take care of yourself and identify those issues that trigger you to act in a negative manner. This is where the real work begins. For more information or to register, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu.

03/19/2019
Ethics in the Workplace and Cultural Intelligence Trainings
Sponsored by ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Tuesday, March 19, Downtown Phoenix Campus
Ethics in the Workplace, 9 am to noon $59, Cultural Intelligence, 1 to 4 pm $59 or both for $109
This training is designed to provide participants with an overview of the moral concepts of goodness, right, and obligation, and the ways in which they operate in the workplace. These concepts are further enhanced during the classroom discussions and group work. Additionally, this training is designed to provide participants with Cultural Intelligence, or CQ, which is defined by the Harvard Business Review as the ability to make sense of unfamiliar contexts and then blend in. For more information or to register, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu.

03/20/2019
Supervising Peer and Family Support: Reaching Extraordinary Outcomes
Training from Arizona Peer and Family Career Academy
Wed.-Thurs., March 20-21, 8:30 am to 5 pm, Phoenix, AZ
This two-day seminar dives deep into how provide optimal supervision for your Peer and Family Support staff and deliver deliver extraordinary outcomes for your program. You do NOT need to be a peer or family support employee to enroll. Clinicians and medical staff alike will benefit from this program. To register, visit www.azpfca.org/course-calendar.

03/20/2019
Peer and Family Career Academy: Supervising Peer and Family Support
Reaching extraordinary outcomes
Phoenix: Wed. and Thurs., March 20-21
Plus classes in Flagstaff, Tuscon, Kingman and Yuma
This two-day seminar dives deep into how provide optimal supervision for your Peer and Family Support staff and deliver deliver extraordinary outcomes for your program. You do NOT need to be a peer or family support employee to enroll. Clinicians and medical staff alike will benefit from this program. For information or to register, click HERE.

03/23/2019
35th Annual Camaraderie Black and White Gala
A night of heroes to benefit A New Leaf
Saturday, March 23, Omni Scottsdale Resort
Save the date! Your sponsorship and participation in this celebratory evening benefits the critical services provided by A New Leaf's homeless and domestic violence shelters. For tickets and more information, visit turnanewleaf.org.

03/27/2019
Mental Health First Aid
Sponsored by ASU Center for Applied Behavioral Health Policy
Wed., March 27, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm, Downtown Phoenix Campus, $85 per person
ou may know CPR. You can call 911. But can you administer first aid in a mental health crisis? Mental Health First Aid is an 6 hour course where you will learn how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. You will learn to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and addictions. For more information or to register, visit https://cabhp.asu.edu.

03/28/2019
Project Connect
More than 50 service providers in one location
• Thursday, March 28, Calvary PHX Church, 12612 N. Black Canyon Hwy, Phoenix, AZ 85029
• Thursday, May 16, First Southern Baptist Church Avondale, 1001 N. Central Ave., Avondale, AZ 85323
• Thursday, June 13, The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 830 E. 2nd Ave., Mesa, AZ 85204
Individuals and families who need assistance with housing, shelter, benefits, identification, and other basic health and human services are invited to be guests at Project Connect. This Valley of the Sun United Way event helps those in need on their journey to health, financial stability, and housing by bringing more than 50 service providers to one location. This event allows individuals and families to receive numerous services in one day that could normally take days, weeks, or months on their own. Click HERE for a schedule of future events.

04/01/2019
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04/02/2019
Mental Health First Aid Training
Learn how to help someone in a crisis
Tues. and Wed., April 2-3, 12 to 4 pm
The Landings at Ventana Lakes, Room Edgewater B, 20235 N. 106th Ave., Sun City, 85373
Mental Health First Aid is an evidence-based public education and prevention tool – it improves the public’s knowledge of mental health and substance use problems and connects people with care for their mental health or substance use problems. Similar to traditional First Aid and CPR, Mental Health First Aid is help provided to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a crisis until professional treatment is obtained or the crisis resolves. People who enroll in local Mental Health First Aid courses learn a five-step action plan to help loved ones, colleagues, neighbors and others cope with mental health or substance use problems. For more information, other dates, or to register, visit www.aaaphx.org/mental-health-first-aid/. Sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging and the National Council for Behavioral Health.

04/17/2019
Problem Solving Courts Conference: Voices of Justice
Presented by the Arizona Association of Drug Court Professionals
April 17, 18 and 19, Prescott Resort, Prescott AZ. Save the date.

05/06/2019
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05/10/2019
Caregiving: Mindfulness and Resources
Free webinar from Health Services Advisory Group
Friday, May 10, 2019, 9 to 10 am
Regardless of the patient’s diagnosis and the caregiver’s devotion, caregiving takes an emotional and physical toll without vigilance and support. Learn how to protect yourself and others from burnout and help loved ones stay at home as long as possible. Registration is required. For more information, to register, or for future webinar topics and dates, click HERE.

05/16/2019
Project Connect
More than 50 service providers in one location
• Thursday, May 16, First Southern Baptist Church Avondale, 1001 N. Central Ave., Avondale, AZ 85323
• Thursday, June 13, The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 830 E. 2nd Ave., Mesa, AZ 85204
Individuals and families who need assistance with housing, shelter, benefits, identification, and other basic health and human services are invited to be guests at Project Connect. This Valley of the Sun United Way event helps those in need on their journey to health, financial stability, and housing by bringing more than 50 service providers to one location. This event allows individuals and families to receive numerous services in one day that could normally take days, weeks, or months on their own. Click HERE for a schedule of future events.

05/17/2019
Rays of Hope
Survivor and Caregiver Educational Conference
Friday, May 17, 2019, Desert Willow Conference Center, Phoenix
Join the Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona for a free educational conference for survivors of brain injury, caregivers of those with brain injury, and family members. To learn more, visit www.eventbrite.com.

05/27/2019
HOLIDAY: Memorial Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



06/03/2019
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06/13/2019
Project Connect
More than 50 service providers in one location
June 13, The Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, 830 E. 2nd Ave., Mesa, AZ 85204
Individuals and families who need assistance with housing, shelter, benefits, identification, and other basic health and human services are invited to be guests at Project Connect. This Valley of the Sun United Way event helps those in need on their journey to health, financial stability, and housing by bringing more than 50 service providers to one location. This event allows individuals and families to receive numerous services in one day that could normally take days, weeks, or months on their own. Click HERE for a schedule of future events.

07/01/2019
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07/04/2019
HOLIDAY: Independence Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



08/05/2019
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09/02/2019
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09/02/2019
HOLIDAY: Labor Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



09/21/2019
Step Against Teen Dating Violence
Help raise awareness about teen daiting violence
Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Kaity’s Way has been hosting the “Step Against Teen Dating Violence” (SATDV) since 2010. This event is a fun-filled evening bringing awareness and raising funds to help the Arizona nonprofit put an end to teen dating violence. Those who attend can expect to enjoy a wonderful dinner, raffle/silent auction and a spectacular program where dance teams get to show off their best moves. To learn more about Kaity's Way and their signature fundraising event, visit http://kaitysway.org/signature-event/.

10/07/2019
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11/04/2019
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11/11/2019
HOLIDAY: Veterans Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



11/28/2019
HOLIDAY: Thanksgiving
All Southwest Network sites will be closed today and tomorrow



11/29/2019
HOLIDAY: Thanksgiving
All Southwest Network sites will be closed the day after Thanksgiving



12/02/2019
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12/24/2019
HOLIDAY: Christmas Eve
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



12/25/2019
HOLIDAY: Christmas Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



01/01/2020
HOLIDAY: New Year's Day
All Southwest Network sites will be closed



01/06/2020
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01/01/2021
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