Stories tagged: "mental health"


Austin Davis (Photo by Karson Samons)
Phoenix Poet Austin Davis Talks Writing, Mental Health, and Bringing Love to Those Without Homes

Austin Davis’ newest poetry novella "Compulsive Swim" is inspired by his work with people living on Phoenix streets. 

Vice President Kamala Harris applauds as President Joe Biden speaks during a bill signing ceremony for the Respect for Marriage Act, Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
10 Accomplishments of the First Two Years of the Biden-Harris Administration

Over the past two years, the Biden-Harris administration and the Democratic-run House and Senate acted to lower healthcare and drug costs; fight climate change and reduce energy costs; invest in mental health care; and invest in American manufacturing and infrastructure.

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10 Ways the Federal Government Delivered for American Workers and Families This Year

Under Democratic control, the federal government acted to lower healthcare and prescription drug costs; fight climate change and lower energy costs; invest in gun safety and mental healthcare; and implement a generational investment in American industry, manufacturing, and infrastructure.

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.

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Five Ways Democrats Have Helped Arizona Under Biden’s Leadership

From the American Rescue Plan to the Inflation Reduction Act, the Biden administration and Democratic leaders in Congress have passed an impressive array of bills.

FILE - People try to keep cool at the Justa Center, a resource center catering to the older homeless population, as temperatures hit 110-degrees, July 19, 2022, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
From Heat Deaths to Worsening Allergies, Climate Change Harms Health

From 2030 to 2050, according to the WHO, 250,000 additional deaths are expected each year worldwide because of climate-driven health problems.

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Care and Comfort: From Horses to Micro-Mini Cows, Animals Can Help with Human Ailments

Animal-assisted therapy is a growing form of therapy that can help people of all ages both mentally and physically by relying on the unique bond between animals and humans.