Stories tagged: "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.

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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?

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‘Unforgivable:’ Arizona Veterans Call out Republicans for Voting to Cut Their Benefits

An analysis suggests the GOP bill would force a 22% reduction in veterans benefits, which would eliminate thousands of staffing positions at the VA and cause Arizona veterans to lose 127,000 outpatient doctors visits.

The Biden administration has begun the process of creating a new plan for widespread loan cancellation and implementing the SAVE Plan, which will cut monthly payments to $0 for millions of borrowers. There will also be a 12-month “on-ramp” period to ease borrowers back into making payments. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Biden Announces 2024 Presidential Reelection Run

The 2024 election election that could be a repeat of 2020, as former President Donald Trump has already been campaigning for several months.