Help & Hope for YOUth

Help & Hope for YOUth began as a multi-sector initiative of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Arizona (NAMI SA) with University of Arizona partners Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW) and the Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM). In January 2021, Help & Hope for YOUth became an initiative of Arizona Youth Partnership.

The Help & Hope for YOUth Alliance (formerly the Arizona Youth Mental Health Alliance) was formed in 2017 to expand youth mental health awareness and education in Pima, Cochise, Santa Cruz and Pinal Counties so that more young people will seek help when they begin experiencing symptoms.

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Today young people are increasingly vulnerable to depression, anxiety and other forms of mental illness. Help & Hope for YOUth is a major effort to improve outcomes for young people by working to reduce the stigma of living with and seeking services for mental illness.

Real Stories

Testimonials from just a few of our valuable program participants, educators, and community members.

(Tucson, AZ – January 1, 2021)   Help & Hope for YOUth, the youth mental health initiative started in 2018 by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Southern Arizona, will now be an initiative of Arizona Youth Partnership. Arizona Youth Partnership will create the opportunity for statewide expansion of the initiative and provide infrastructure support for the Help & Hope for YOUth Alliance, currently with over 50 members from Pima,…

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- Help & Hope for YOUth Transfers to Arizona Youth Partnership
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