Professional Events

2019 EAPA AZ Chapter Workshops and Lunch events

FEB1— Brain Based Interventions  TERRINA PICARELLO, LPC, S-PSB

APRIL 5 —Mindfulness/DV-Anger   Dennis Ryan.  JUNE 7 —Disabilities in the Workplace – Brett Heising, AUG 2— Suicide Prevention, OCT 4 — Annual Conference. DEC 6— Holiday Gathering. Information:


FEB. 19—PCS Networking Professional Luncheon,12:15-1:30p.m. 3302 N. Miller Road, Scottsdale. RSVP required. Contact Jacquee Nickerson, 480-947-5739, E:[email protected]


Feb. 16—12pm-4pm —Destiny Springs Healthcare Open House. Open to the public. 17300 N Dysart Rd. Surprise, 85378


Feb. 20East Valley Behavioral Health Networking Event. at 12:00 PM. Aurora Behavioral Health, 6350 South Maple Avenue – Tempe, AZ 85283


Feb. 20–22—SCIENCE & SPIRIT SUMMIT. Explore Clinical Strategies for Addressing Trauma, Mental Illness and Addiction. We-Ko-Pa Resort & Conference Center. Call 800.237.7285 x4233.


Support Groups

Rising Phoenix Wellness Services hosts a weekly MARA (Medication-Assisted Recovery Anonymous) group.   Saturdays 11:30am-12:30pm, Rising Phoenix Wellness Services, 7807 E. Greenway Rd. Suite #5, Scottsdale, AZ 85260, 480-427-2290


LGBTQ – IOP Program. Dedicated specialty program designed to meet the mental health and substance abuse, treatment needs of the LGBTQ+ population. Mon., Tues., Thurs. 6:00-9:00 p.m. Transportation available. Call 602-952-3939/602-952-3907.Valley Hospital, 3550 E.Pinchot Ave. Phoenix.


Open Groups at Doorways— Three different Intensive Outpatient Programs in Arizona (IOPs) for 13-18 year olds, providing counseling in small group setting. Open enrollment, join anytime. Anxiety Disorders/OCD IOP, DBT Skills IOP, Eating Disorders IOP. Insurance contracts with Aetna, BCBS, Cigna and United Behavioral Healthcare. Call 602-997-2880 or email [email protected].


SIERRA TUCSONAlumni Groups. Scottsdale, Tues., 6:00- 7:00 p.m.Valley

Presbyterian Church. 6947 E. Mc-Donald Drive, Paradise Valley. 480-991-4267. Counseling Center (Parlor Room). Rob L. 602-339-4244/ [email protected].


SIERRA TUCSON— Continuing Care

Groups—Phoenix. Thurs. – Resident Alumni. Psychological Counseling Services, 3302 N. Miller, Scottsdale. 5:30–7:00 p.m. Group facilitated by staff of PCS. No charge for Resident Alumni. Courtney 520-624-4000, Ext. 600205 or email: Courtney.Martinez@SierraTucson. com.


SIA (Survivors of Incest Anonymous) 12-step, self-help recovery program for men and women, 18 and older, who were sexually abused as children. The only requirement for membership is you were sexually abused as a child and want recovery.  Saturday, 2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 4300 N. 82nd St. 480-370-3854.


FAMILY RECOVERY GROUP—Facilitator, Brough Stewart, LPC. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Designed to help begin/continue family recovery. Meadows Outpatient Center, 19120 N. Pima Rd., Ste. 125, Scottsdale. Jim Corrington LCSW, 602-740-8403


HEALTHY INTIMACY GROUP— Tucson—Weekly women’s group.  Explore intimacy issues and help heal relationship and intimacy wounds. Desert Star Addiction Recovery Center. 520-638-6000.


Celebrate Recovery — Compass Christian Church. Fridays 7 p.m. Room B-200. For men and women dealing with chemical or sexual addictions, co-dependency and other hurts, Hang-ups and Habits. 1825 S. Alma School Rd. Chandler. 480-963-3997.


PAL (Parents of Addicted Loved Ones) NEW meetings. Phoenix – Teen Challenge, 1515 Grand Ave, Phoenix, 85007, Thurs. 6:30-8p.m. Call 480-745-6978 or [email protected]. Scottsdale, Soul Surgery Addiction & Medical Center, 14362 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Suite B113, Scottsdale. Mondays 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Call Rebecca at 480-458-8080 or [email protected]


Valley Hospital—IOP Group for Chemical Dependency/Co-Occuring. Mon.,Tues., Thurs. 6:00-9:00 p.m. 602-952-3939. 3550 E. Pinchot Avenue, Phoenix.


Open Hearts Counseling Services Women’s Therapeutic Group for Partners of Sex Addicts. Comfort, strength and hope while exploring intimacy issues. Cynthia A. Criss, LPC, CSAT 602-677-3557.


Families Anonymous—12 step program for family members of addicts. Scottsdale Sun. 4:00 p.m., 10427 N. Scottsdale Rd., N. Scottsdale Fellowship 480-225-1555 /602-647-5800


NICOTINE ANONYMOUS—For those with a desire to stop using nicotine. Phoenix Sat., 5-6:00 p.m. Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 1212 E. Glendale Ave., Glendale, Sun., 9:15-10:15 a.m. Fellowship Hall, 8910 N. 43rd Ave. 480-990-3860 or


Chronic Pain Sufferers  —“Harvesting Support for Chronic Pain,” 3rd Saturday of month, 12-1:00 p.m. Harvest of Tempe, 710 W. Elliot Rd., Suite 103, Tempe. 480-246-7029.

Jewish Alcoholics, Addicts, Families and Friends. 1st / 3rd Wed., 7:30 p.m. Ina Levine Jewish Community Campus, 2nd floor. 12701 N. Scottsdale Rd. 602-971-1234 ext. 280.


COSA (12-step recovery program for thosewhose lives have been affected by another person’s compulsive sexual behavior) Thurs. 11:00 a.m. 2210 W. Southern Ave. Mesa. 602-793-4120.


LIVING GRACE SUPPORT GROUP– A Christ centered approach for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Oasis Community Church, 15014 N. 56th St. Scottsdale. 602-494-9557. 2nd & 4th Tuesday 6-8 p.m.


Women for Sobriety — Sat. 10-11:30 a.m. All Saints of the Desert Episcopal Church-9502 W. Hutton Drive. Sun City. Christy 602-316-5136.


Co-Anon Family Support— Message of hope and personal recovery to family and friends of someone who is addicted to cocaine or other substances. “Off the Roller Coaster” Thurs., 6:30-7:45 p.m., 2121 S. Rural Rd., Tempe. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church. Donna 602-697-9550 /Maggie 480-567-8002.


ACOA Thurs., 7:00 p.m., North Scottsdale United Methodist Church, 11735 N. Scottsdale Rd.,


ACA. Tucson. Wed. 5:30-7:00 p.m Streams In the Desert Church 5360 E. Pima Street. West of Craycroft, Tucson. Room A. Michael 520-419-6723.


OA—12 Step program for addictions to food, food behaviors. 520-733-0880 or


Pills Anonymous—Glendale, Tues. 7-8:00 pm. HealthSouth Rehab 13460 N. 67th Ave. Rosalie 602-540-2540. Mesa Tues. 7-8:00 pm, St. Matthew United Methodist Church. 2540 W. Baseline. B-14. Jim, 480-813-3406. Meggan 480-603-8892. Scottsdale, Wed. 5:30-6:30 pm, N. Scottsdale Fellowship, 10427 N. Scottsdale Rd., Rm 3. Tom N. 602-290-0998. Phoenix, Thurs. 7-8:00 pm. First Mennonite Church 1612 W. Northern. Marc 623-217-9495, Pam 602-944-0834, Janice 602-909-8937.


GA—Christ the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 8801 N. 43rd Ave. Sunday, Spanish 7:00-9:00 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 3040 N 7th Ave. Sunday, English 6:00-8:00 p.m. 5010 E. Shea Blvd., Ste. D-202, Contact Sue F. 602-349-0372

SAA — 602-735-1681 or 520-745-0775.


Valley Hope Alumni Support. Thursdays 6-7:00 p.m., 2115 E. Southern Ave. Phoenix. Tues. 8-9:00 p.m., 3233 W. Peoria Ave. Ste. 203, Open.



Special Needs —AA Meetings. Cynthia SN/AC Coordinator 480-946-1384, E: Mike at [email protected]


SLAA—Sex and Love Addict Anonymous 602-337-7117.


GAM-ANON: Sun. 7:30 p.m. Desert Cross Lutheran Church, 8600 S. McClintock, Tempe. Mon. 7:30 p.m., Cross in the Desert Church, 12835 N. 32nd St., Phoenix, Tues. 7:00 p.m., First Christian Church, 6750 N. 7th Ave., Phoenix, Tues. 7:15 p.m. Desert Cross Lutheran Church, Education Building, 8600 S. McClintock, Tempe, Thurs. 7:30 p.m.


Debtors Anonymous—Mon., 7-8:00 p.m., St. Phillip’s Church, 4440 N. Campbell Ave., Palo Verde Room. Thurs. 6-7:00 p.m., University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell. 520-570-7990,


Eating Disorder Support Groups— PHX— Monday  7:00 p.m. 2927 E. Campbell Dr. Ste. 104, (Mt. View Christian Church). Jen (602) 316-7799 or [email protected]. Wed. 7:00 p.m.  Liberation Center, 650 N. 6th Ave, Phoenix. (cross street McKinley).  Jennifer (602) 316-7799. Tempe—Thursday6:30 p.m. Big Book/5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Steps to the Solution.Mountain View Retirement Village, 7900 N. La Canada Drive, Tucson.  [email protected]. Thurs. 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. EDA Big Book Step Study. Mountain View Retirement Village, 7900 N. La Canada Drive, Tucson.  (203) 592-7742 / [email protected].  Wickenburg—Wed. 7:15 p.m. and Sunday 7:45 p.m. (N,D/SP,O,) Capri PHP program. (928) 684-9594 or (800) 845-2211.Yuma —Wed. @ 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. 3970 W. 24th St. Ste. 206 Yuma. Alyssa (928) 920-0008 or email [email protected].


GODDESSESS & KACHINAS Philosophical, spiritual, religious 12 step, 12 Tradtition/12 Promises support group. Details 480-203-6518.


Crystal Meth Anonymous or 602-235-0955. Tues. and Thurs. Stepping Stone Place, 1311 N 14th St. Phoenix.



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