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Arizona places a high priority on caring for military members, veterans and their families. Be Connected is a statewide program that provides connections to support and resources.

Here are four pathways to access services and support:

Anyone can call the Be Connected Support Line anytime at 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387). All calls are confidential and will be handled by our caring, Arizona-based support team – many of whom are veterans or members of military and veteran families.

The Career Navigation team connects transitioning service members, veterans, their spouses and family members to job opportunities to Arizona Veteran Supportive Employers. Get started by visiting ConnectVeterans.org/CareerNav or call 866-4AZ-VETS (866-429-8387).

Anyone can call the Be Connected Support Line anytime at 866-4AZ-VETS (429-8387). All calls and confidential and will be handled by our caring, Arizona-based support team – many of whom are veterans or members of military and veteran families.

Our Support Line Team can connect you to resources and support for needs relating to housing, employment, transitioning out of the military, food, wellness, higher education and much more.

Yes. All calls to the Be Connected Support Line are confidential. Be Connected is a program run by the non-profit organization the Arizona Coalition for Military Families. No identifying personal data is provided to any government agency.

There is no cost to use the Be Connected Support Line or any of the services offered directly by Be Connected such as Career Navigation and SkillBridge. We also offer many opportunities for training, events and connection to other no-cost services through a vast network of more than 500 partner organizations.

More Ways to Connect

Suicide Mortality Review Team

In March 2020, in an effort to reduce suicide rates among Arizonans, Governor Ducey signed into law a measure, known as Jake’s law, to improve access to mental healthcare in Arizona, especially for youth and the uninsured. The law was named for 15-year-old Jake Machovsky who died by suicide in 2016 after his insurance company denied a request for mental health treatment. One aspect of the new law resulted in the creation of a Suicide Mortality Review Team.

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Consumer Participation on Scientific Review Panels

In March 2020, in an effort to reduce suicide rates among Arizonans, Governor Ducey signed into law a measure, known as Jake’s law, to improve access to mental healthcare in Arizona, especially for youth and the uninsured. The law was named for 15-year-old Jake Machovsky who died by suicide in 2016 after his insurance company denied a request for mental health treatment. One aspect of the new law resulted in the creation of a Suicide Mortality Review Team.

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Upcoming Events

07 October 2022
All day

Healing of Memories: A Retreat Exclusively for Veterans Created by Fr. Michael Lapsley October 7 - 9, 2022 All veterans are welcome and there is no cost for this event. The Healing of Memories Retreat is a response to the emotional, psychological and spiritual wounds inflicted by war, human rights abuses and other traumatic circumstances, …

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Free
08 October 2022
10:00 am - 2:30 pm
2100 North Gemini Road, 2100 North Gemini Road
Flagstaff, 86004 United States

The Arizona Department of Veterans' Services is pleased to bring the 2022 Arizona Military/Veteran Women's Experience to Flagstaff! Come join your fellow women Veterans and service members for a NO-COST day of: raffles, interactive activities, veteran benefits, resources, networking & much more. For more detail & to register, visit https://bit.ly/FlagstaffMVWE

Free

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Special thanks to the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family for their partnership and support.

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