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Empowerment and Recovery Through Creativity!

PSA Art Awakenings is a psycho social rehabilitation program for adults and art therapy program for youth who are challenged by serious behavioral health issues and mental illnesses. Studios throughout Arizona offer therapeutic programs and expressive arts therapy in a supportive setting to promote mental health, personal growth, vocational training, and physical wellness through the performing and visual arts. Old Bisbee, Downtown Phoenix, Casa Grande and Tucson Galleries, art exhibits, First Friday and First Saturday Art Walks and other venues offer artists opportunities to sell their paintings, sculptures, mosaics, jewelry, fine art, music, poetry, and writings to benefit from art sales. Staff include art therapists, behavioral health professionals, peers, family members and volunteers.
Art Saves Lives!


How You Can Help

In fulfilling our mission of Empowerment and Recovery Through Creativity, PSA Art Awakenings welcomes and appreciates the interest and support given by members of the communities it serves. Here are just a few ways to help PSA Art Awakenings continue to address the needs of our artists through support of our programs.

Donate by Phone, Mail or Online Through Pay Pal

PSA Art Awakenings is a 501(c)3 organization; your donation may have tax advantages.

One of the easiest ways to help people affected by behavioral health challenges is to support the programs they need to maintain wellness and lead healthy, productive lives. Making a financial donation will help PSA Art Awakenings continue to offer services that help make our community a stronger and healthier one in which to live, work and play. Donations are encouraged from individuals, families, churches, service clubs, businesses, corporations and Foundations.

NOTE: Each year Arizona taxpayers are entitled to a $200 tax credit on their state taxes by sending a check to a qualifying non-profit organization. PSA Art Awakenings is a qualifying 501(C)(3) charity. Donate now.

Wish List

Annually PSA Art Awakenings opens its Studios to over 2,000 adults and youth who are challenged by serious behavioral illnesses. Oftentimes budget constraints prevent us from purchasing quality art supplies or introducing new skills, services or techniques. Our wish list encompasses items that are currently in short supply or those that will enhance our studios or services. All donations are tax deductible. To arrange a donation delivery, please call 602.995.1767

Art Supplies

  • Easels
  • New Brushes
  • Canvases
  • New Colored Pencils/Markers

Musical Instruments

  • Guitars
  • Keyboard (Unfortunately, due to the size and upkeep requirements, we are not able to accept piano donations.)
  • Drums/Percussion Instruments
  • Bongos
  • Cowbells