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January 16, 2014

Congresswoman Jenkins Supports FY2014 Funding For NBAF

Today, the House passed the FY2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act, an omnibus bill that provides discretionary funding for the entire federal…

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January 16, 2014

Mental Health Program Championed by Bert Nash Poised to Get…

An idea championed by Lawrence's Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center soon may be going nationwide. The $1.1 trillion budget…

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January 12, 2014

The Mental Wellness Coalition of Marion County works to expand…

Once a month, a group of individuals from local organizations, schools and others in the community come together to discuss…

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January 10, 2014

Mental Health First Aid Workshop Held in Albemarle

When someone is physically injured you grab the first aid kit. But what about when they are having a mental…

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January 10, 2014

MDCH Awards Mental Health First Aid Funding to Two Michigan…

The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) today announced the awardees of the Mental Health First Aid Grant. The grant…

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January 10, 2014

PCC, CPSA providing Mental Health First Aid Training

Pima Community College and the Community Partnership of Southern Arizona will offer free training in how to help someone with…

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January 9, 2014

Year in Review: Progress for Behavioral Health on the Hill

The beginning of a new year is always a time for reflection on our achievements over the last twelve months…

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Tucson Shooting 3 years later
Tucson Shooting 3 years later
January 9, 2014

Three Years after Tucson Shooting, Not Much Has Changed

It's been three years since the mass shooting in Tucson ¬†left six people dead and 13 others injured, including former…

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January 9, 2014

Ron Barber honors Jan. 8 victims on House Floor

Wednesday Barber joined the Arizona delegation and other friends and colleagues of Giffords to honor those who were injured and…

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January 9, 2014

Giffords Shooting: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t

Five months ago, Jacquelyn Jackson pulled in to a parking space six places away from the entrance of the Safeway…

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Rep. Ron Barber
Rep. Ron Barber
January 9, 2014

U.S. Rep. Ron Barber: “The Most Fitting Memorial”

Ron Barber introduced the bipartisan Mental Health First Aid Act, which will provide education to increase public awareness of mental…

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January 4, 2014

New State Funding Helps Expand Much-needed Mental Health Services

Still reeling from the shock of a school shooting in Connecticut that killed 20 first-graders and six educators, the nation…

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