16th Annual American Indian Children's Holiday Toy Drive

Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington St. in Phoenix

You can support the American Indian children’s toy drive and stimulate your brain! Bring a new, unwrapped toy to the Arizona Science Center and get admission at no charge. Call 602-716-2000 for more information.

Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence Training

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Family Advocacy Center, 2120 N. Central Ave., #250 in Phoenix.

“Prevention: Identifying Our Role in Stopping Violence Before it Starts” is a four-hour training offered at no charge to the participant. Organizers note that prevention requires understanding the factors that influence violence, and this training will address how we can work to change social norms, thoughts, attitudes and policies that have created an environment where violence is accepted. For more information, call 602-279-2900. To register, visit the Coalition’s Eventbrite page.

Adult System of Care community meeting

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: Family Involvement Center, 5333 N. 7th Ave., A-100 in Phoenix

Join Mercy Maricopa to learn about the latest news, programs and services. You can be part of an open discussion about:

  • Who is eligible for service
  • Programs and services available for adults
  • Services and supports for friends and loved ones

Everyone is welcome. Spanish language interpretation will be available. Light refreshments will be served.


Project Connect

Time: 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Monte Vista Nazarene, 3313 N. 40th St. in Phoenix.

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. Families and individuals can access many different services in one day instead of spending days, weeks, or months trying to reach out on their own. For information on how you can give or get involved, call 602-631-4800 or visit United Way’s local website.


Helping Boy Thrive Summit

Time: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: The KROC Center, 1375 E. Broadway Rd. in Phoenix

You can join the Helping Boys Thrive Initiative, a grassroots movement that brings together professionals and community leaders who are educating and working with boys and young men, for a one-day summit. The event is advertised as a positive, life-affirming, science-based, and practical professional development and networking event. Registration costs $50 and includes lunch and refreshments. For more information and to register, visit


Arizona Coalition to end Sexual and Domestic Violence Training

Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Family Advocacy Center, 2120 N. Central Ave., #250 in Phoenix.

Check out Arizona Happenings, the Division of Behavioral Health Services' (DBHS) calendar of statewide events related to mental health/substance use.

Get Psyched!

Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: The Meadows Intensive Outpatient Facility, 10888 N. 70th St., Scottsdale

The Arizona Psychological Association and The Meadows are hosting a mixer and panel discussion on how mental health professionals and community agencies can collaborate. The interactive discussion will focus on who providers may refer clients to for management of varying needs, including crisis intervention, volunteer opportunities, and quality of life services. Panelists are Shelly Uram, MD (psychiatrist); Mary Delaney, PhD (psychologist); Mark Rohde, PhD (psychologist); and Richard Herbig, Ph.D. (clinical social work/therapist). Dan Schulte, PhD will serve as moderator for the lively exchange. There will be light refreshments and snacks, networking with mental health leaders and representatives from organizations and fun giveaways.

You can register on the Association's Eventbrite page. For more information, email Elicia Nademin at



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