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Mental Health

Women's greatest threat isn't misogyny, it's counting calories

Unhealthy relationships with food are hardly uncommon for women.

September 05, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…

How my mother's depression shaped my whole life

I don't have a single memory of my mother smiling when I was young.

September 02, 2014 8:00 pmLoading…
TMC seeks mural artists for new elder center

TMC seeks mural artists for new elder center

A new short-term psychiatric center for seniors needs hopeful artwork.

August 17, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Panel discussion on mental health Monday

Panel discussion on mental health Monday

Tucson elected officials to participate in forum. 

July 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Cope workers kindness, dedication bring a Ben's Bell

Cope workers kindness, dedication bring a Ben's Bell

Rachel Vega is inspiration to coworkers at clinic's clients.

July 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Legislative District 3 candidates take stand on the issues

Legislative District 3 candidates take stand on the issues

In the heavily Democratic district, it's winner take all in the primary between political newcomer Salomon Baldenegro Jr. and State Senator Olivia Cajero Bedford..

June 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Neal Cash: Tucson is a model for expanding mental health services

Neal Cash: Tucson is a model for expanding mental health services

Southern Arizona can be proud of the comprehensive and accessible behavioral health services right here in Pima County. In many ways we are leading the nation, and communities throughout the country look to Tucson as a model.

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Sheriff Clarence Dupnik: Laws that may have averted Jan. 8 attack finally changed

Sheriff Clarence Dupnik: Laws that may have averted Jan. 8 attack finally changed

It is a painful, but necessary, process to look back at January 8, 2011, and analyze how those single few fatal, horrifying seconds might have been averted.

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Barber unveils mental care bill; Republicans are unimpressed

Rep. Ron Barber, joined by four Democratic colleagues, unveiled legislation aimed at overhauling mental health care Tuesday.

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Two Tucson behavioral health nonprofits merge

Two Tucson behavioral health nonprofits merge

Two longtime behavioral-health nonprofits in Southern Arizona have merged with a new name that’s effective today.

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Sarah Garrecht Gassen: Working through mental illness with words

‘What do you think?”

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We need moments of action, not silence, to commemorate Jan. 8 tragedy

Bells will ring out at 10:10 this morning to mark the moment three years ago when a young man with a well-known history of mental illness, who nonetheless was able to purchase a gun and accessories to make it more lethally efficient, opened fire. In a matter of seconds he murdered six people…

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Kozachik to hold gun-reform forum

Gun-control talk may have waned recently, but one local elected official is determined to bring it back to the forefront to start 2014.

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Mental health evaluation sought for man in baby death case

A man accused of killing his former girlfriend’s infant child will undergo a mental-health evaluation to determine his competency.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am
Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

Joel Dvoskin: Gun Violence

I commend the Star for reprinting the Washington Post editorial on the need for research on accidental firearm deaths of children (“Info vital on scope of gun accidents involving kids,” Dec. 3).

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Suicidal Tucson man shot and killed, sheriff’s official says

A north-side man, reported to be suicidal, was shot and killed Monday by a sheriff’s deputy.

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Bob Dorson: Haunting experience of brother's suicide

Bob Dorson: Haunting experience of brother's suicide

Very few people have someone close to them commit suicide. Even fewer still have the misfortune to find the victim.

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Dear Abby for Oct. 3

DEAR ABBY: I have been married to my best friend, “Blake,” for two years. A year ago he started having panic attacks, so I made an appointment for him with his doctor. After checking him for everything, including heart failure, the doctor diagnosed him with anxiety.

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Guest Column: Health overhaul law will close some gaps in mental care for minorities

Guest Column: Health overhaul law will close some gaps in mental care for minorities

In 2008 the U.S. House of Representatives declared July National Minority Health Awareness Month in honor of Bebe Moore Campbell, a leading African American writer of the 20th century, who died in 1996.

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