Arizona, the Grand Canyon state, achieved statehood on February 14, 1912, the last of the 48 coterminous United States to be admitted to the union.Originally part of New Mexico, the land was ceded to the United States in 1848, and became a separate territory in 1863.Copper was discovered in 1854, and copper mining was Arizona’s premier industry until the 1950s.After World War II, the widespread availability of refrigeration and air conditioning caused Arizona’s population to boom and Phoenix to become one of the fastest growing cities in America.If they suggest something that you don’t think will work for you, don’t be afraid to let them know.
All conversations with peer advocates via phone, chat or text are free and confidential.You will receive a response from a peer advocate prompting you for your question.Go ahead and text your comment or question and we will reply. We can send interactive links and resources for you to access directly from your phone. Turn your text into a talk by asking an advocate for our phone number or using our chat service.The live chat (IM-style) is not a public chat room.We use an internal messaging system specifically for young adults who need to contact a peer advocate — it is NOT a general chat messenger such as MSN Messenger, AIM, Yahoo Live Chat, Gchat or i Chat. By entering this site you swear that you are of legal age in your area to view adult material and that you wish to view such material. This site contains adult-oriented and sexually explicit material.Our trained peer advocates are available 24/7/365 to offer education, support and advocacy to teens and young adults, as well as their concerned friends and family members, who have questions or concerns about their dating relationships.We also provide information about dating abuse to service providers, counselors, teachers and members of law enforcement.You will never be asked for your name or other contact information, but an advocate may ask for your age and city to find local resources for you.Chat with a peer advocate by clicking on the “Chat Online Now” button at the top of the page. If you can’t or don’t want to talk to an advocate on the phone, we offer the same support via our live chat service on