Stories tagged: "suicide"

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COVID-19 Has Arizonans Talking About Teen Suicide. Here’s How to Fight It.

Educators and mental health professionals have expressed concern about the mental health impacts the COVID-19 pandemic is having on students.

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Wear Your Mask to Keep Arizona Kids in School

Education leaders are worried that unsafe holiday gatherings could lead to a rise in COVID-19 transmissions and potential school closures

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Ducey Signs Law Requiring Insurers to Cover Mental Health

The Arizona Legislature came together Wednesday to pass Jake's Law, a bill that expands access to mental health care statewide.

Activists Demand Arizona Do Something About The Suicide Epidemic

"We want to make sure everyone has access to behavioral health care.” Jake's Law, HB 2764, is currently making its way through the Arizona House and Senate.