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Orr: Mental Health First Aid funding will help raise awareness

A $250,000 appropriation to continue a state program that teaches how to spot signs of mental illness and connect individuals with help will allow even more Arizonans to participate, a Tucson lawmaker said.... Read more»

Lawmakers, advocates push to keep Mental Health First Aid

Much like CPR training, the free 12-hour Mental Health First Aid class, taught over two days, teaches how to recognize and react when someone experiences anything from an eating disorder to thoughts of suicide. Despite what officials and advocates call a successful start, Arizona’s program could end in the next few months, and the Legislature has thus far failed to provide funding. (with video)... Read more»

Jan. 8 sheds light on need for understanding mental health

The Community Partnership of Southern Arizona offers mental health first-aid training and a Crisis Response Center to aid those in need of help. for those in need to either educate themselves about mental health issues or for those seeking help.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Positive financial outlook for Arizona in 2012

Today on Buckmaster - Arizona State Treasurer Doug Ducey has an update on the state's financial situation. Also, Certified Financial Planner Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report. Then, Tucson filmmaker Eric Schumacher talks about restoring Arizona's movie-making greatness. Plus, Ross Zimmerman, father of slain congressional aide Gabe Zimmerman and Neal Cash, CEO of the Community Partnership of Southern Arizona, discuss the events planned for this weekend's BEYOND: Commemorate, Celebrate, Commit.... Read more»