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Missouri changes insurance requirements for eating disorders (copy)

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri is set to be the first state in the nation to spell out the type of eating disorder treatments that insurance companies must cover, a move advocates say will ensure families have access to care for not just the physical aspect but also the underlying mental issues.

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No warning sign before shootings, says Tucson family

No warning sign before shootings, says Tucson family

Five members of Carrillo family were found dead on the south side Tuesday.

May 15, 2015 7:15 pm Photos

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Cienega HS to host mental health town hall

Cienega HS to host mental health town hall

Tuesday's discussion will focus on warning signs; how students, parents can help.

April 27, 2015 4:00 pmLoading…
Dangers of stress; just diagnosed with MS

Dangers of stress; just diagnosed with MS

Dr. Michael Roizen and Dr. Mehmet Oz answer readers' questions weekly.

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School lockdown drills prepare kids for the worst

School lockdown drills prepare kids for the worst

They include "locks, lights, out of sight" run-throughs twice a year.

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Kirkpatrick: Fix for VA mental health shortage urgent

Kirkpatrick: Fix for VA mental health shortage urgent

Kirkpatrick urges VA to quickly hire more mental health professionals.

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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.

May 07, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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.

April 28, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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.

January 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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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