We know what won’t change gun laws in the United States:
Ending misconceptions about the mentally ill is a goal of local writer and editor Sheila Wilensky, who recently published a book, “A Certain Slant of Light: Emerging From the Shadows of Mental Illness.” Wilensky includes the perspectives and insights of several Tucsonans in her work.
They call it an “uncommon commitment,” and that’s true — but it’s also much more.
If you think the idea of assisted suicide is controversial, welcome to the farthest frontier in the debate.
Andrea Francis' life took a difficult turn a few years ago when she lost her job, couldn't find a new one and fell into a depression.
I am grateful for President's Obama's recent efforts to advocate for increased awareness of mental illness and the challenges of living with it or caring for someone who does. I have been truly horrified and discouraged when I learn of violent crimes committed by people with a history of men…
Tucson Police Department receives more calls about mental illness than about burglaries or stolen cars.
PHOENIX - Hoping to encourage people to get the treatment they need, state lawmakers gave final approval Monday to repealing outdated state laws referring to the mentally ill as "idiots."
In deciding to honor U.S. Rep. Ron Barber for his "distinguished contribution in furthering public understanding of mental illness," we agree with Si Schorr, attorney, community leader and founder, with his wife, Ellie, of the Schorr Family Award:
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest-side grocery store where she was nearly slain on Jan. 8, 2011, to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.
PHOENIX - Calling it a key to preventing mass shootings, a House panel voted Wednesday to require teachers and health professionals to report potentially dangerous people to police.
The Mental Illness Ministry at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church is presenting a pair of forums designed to educate and raise awareness about mental illness.
When Judge David Ostapuk ordered a woman into mental-health treatment in Tucson one day last week, he warned she can't have guns.
SAN FRANCISCO - Most teenagers who commit suicide or attempt to do so have received mental health treatment, according to researchers who suggest these adolescents aren't getting the right care to prevent such action.
Children and adolescents are talking about the Newtown shootings, and parents can play a role in how it affects them.
The man who carried out the Tucson shooting rampage that killed six people and wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been returned to the federal prison in Missouri where he has been treated for mental illness for about 18 months.