Mental health

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Housing, Heat and How Not to Feel Completely Hopeless in Arizona

As Arizona’s hottest summer on record slowly comes to an end, local activists share their coping strategies for housing and climate anxiety.

Counselors receive messages from teenagers who have called to express their gratitude. Teen Lifeline keeps the messages and hangs them in their hotline room. (Photo courtesy of Teen Lifeline)
Teen Lifeline’s New Program Supports Arizona Teens Who Have Attempted Suicide

Teen Lifeline, an Arizona nonprofit dedicated to preventing teen suicide, has introduced a local initiative with a goal of reducing repeated suicide attempts.

FILE - President Joe Biden signs into law S. 2938, the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act gun safety bill, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, June 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Here’s How the Biden Administration Has Tackled The Mental Health Crisis

The Biden administration has invested billions into improving mental health care in the United States.

Young woman applying her makeup.
3 Women’s Health Briefs for Friday, May 19

Stay informed and empowered with the latest women's health updates. From your mental health to your physical well-being, these health briefs are essential.

7 Simple Ways to Improve Social Connection
7 Simple Ways Arizonans Can Improve Social Connection

Know what feels good? Interacting with strangers. That's right, researchers have observed that smiling at a random person can improve your mood and your sense of belonging. It's a simple thing, a small gesture. So why don't we all do it more often?

Austin Davis speaking at a recent show. (Photo courtesy of Austin Davis)
Phoenix Poet Shares How Writing Improved His Mental Health

Phoenix poet Austin Davis, who is holding a workshop in Tempe on Oct. 15, says writing has helped him process his mental health conditions.

Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
How to Talk to Your Children About the Texas School Shooting

Keep to your routines, limit children’s exposure to news reports, and, above all, listen to them, mental health experts say.