Program for Mental Health Wellness

Alison Sutton-Ryan LCSW, LISAC
College of Nursing, Room 403
(520) 626-3812

Alison Sutton-Ryan LCSW, LISAC is a Mental Health Counselor in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion for University of Arizona Health Sciences. She provides confidential and free services to students in the health sciences including:  

  • Consultation for students and faculty and staff (for concerns about students)
  • Referrals to campus and community resources
  • Brief Individual Therapy
  • Support Group Facilitation
  • Trainings
  • QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Trainings
  • Workshops
  • Class Presentations

To schedule an appointment, please contact Alison by email or phone (520) 626-3812.
Please also complete the appropriate referral form prior to your appointment:

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The Program for Mental Health Wellness of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion strives to create an aware and educated University of Arizona Health Sciences community of students, faculty, and staff that values mental health wellness and promotion and is committed to inclusive excellence. Our program will support the Health Sciences community by:

  • Facilitating access and availability to services
  • Screening and referring to community resources
  • Removing stigmas or barriers associated with mental health wellness
  • Promoting a positive mental health wellness culture
  • Valuing the unique perspectives and experiences of all individuals
  • Collaborating with on- and off-campus resources