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- Hoping to encourage people to get the treatment they need, state lawmakers gave final approval Monday to repealing outdated state laws referring to the mentally ill as "idiots."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.
U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, accompanied by his wife, Nancy, talks to reporters after Loughner's sentencing. "Now he's getting the treatment he should have got a long time ago," Barber said.
As he looked into Jared Lee Loughner's eyes Thursday, U.S. Rep. Ron Barber sensed the gunman who shot him on Jan. 8, 2011, understood what he was saying about the tragedy's impact.
The Adult Education Program at St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church is continuing its series on removing the stigma of mental illness with a program Sunday.
The new Mental Illness Ministry at St. Philip's in the Hills Episcopal Church is presenting a pair of forums designed to educate people and raise awareness about mental illness.
St. Francis in the Foothills United Methodist Church's Adult Education program is sponsoring a monthlong series of classes aimed at removing the stigma from mental illness.
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Interfaith Community Services in the Tucson area is offering free "mental health kits" for local churches.