It's the question every Tucsonan has asked since Jan. 8: Accused shooter Jared Lee Loughner showed so many signs of mental illness, but apparently didn't seek help and wasn't forced into treatment. Why not?
The Star begins a series on mental illness today. Reporters examine what is available - and what is missing - in resources for people with ser…
For some Tucsonans touched by the tragedy of Jan. 8, sorrow was tinged with a sense of dread.
Mental health struggles are not limited to a single class of people.
Yes, the 18-year-old man acknowledged, he did turn off his mother's car while she was driving it. "There was a dog running behind us - that's what I thought," he told a judge in a small Pima County courtroom on the fifth floor of UPH Hospital at Kino.
A shortage of psychiatrists in Arizona means people with mental illnesses are getting less in-person care than they sometimes need.
When it comes to getting treatment for a serious mental illness, many Tucsonans would be better off being destitute. Fewer than half of the 765,000 or so working-age adults in Pima County have employer-provided medical benefits, census data show.