mental health services

FBI, Indigenous, sober living, investigation
Mar 21, 2023

FBI investigates rehab scams targeting Indigenous community

The FBI is investigating scams by fake rehab groups that target the Indigenous community, offering substance-abuse recovery or mental-health services at pop-up facilities to rake in government money, FBI officials say.

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (Photo by Ryan Cook/RJ Cook Photography)
Dec 2, 2014

Brewer preparing budget protecting her priorities

Outgoing Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Monday she is preparing a budget proposal that protects her top priorities but that she acknowledges can be ignored by governor-elect Doug Ducey.

Dec 3, 2013

Department of Administration lifts stay of mental health contract

The Arizona Department of Administration lifted a stay that had halted a multibillion-dollar contract for behavioral health services in Maricopa County, following a recommendation by an administrative law judge.

Aug 14, 2013

Barber to speak in Tucson about veterans, jobs

Congressman Ron Barber plans to address mental health needs for veterans at a Tucson summit.

Aug 2, 2013

State agency halts Magellan attempt to recoup funds

Behavioral health providers in Maricopa County are crying foul over Magellan Health Services’ attempt to recoup money from a fiscal year that ended more than 12 months ago, and the Arizona Department of Health Services has stepped in to put at least a temporary halt to the effort.

May 31, 2013

Mental health contract put on hold, potentially delaying new approach to patient care

A multibillion-dollar contract for mental health services in Maricopa County is on hold while the Arizona Department of Administration sorts through a protest by the losing bidder.

From left to right, members of the new veterans caucus at the Arizona State Legislature include Rep. Mark Cardenas, D-Phoenix; Rep. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City; and Rep. Jonathan Larkin, D-Glendale. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Matthew Longdon)
Jan 18, 2013

Lawmakers form veterans caucus focused on education, jobs, more

Seven state lawmakers have created a veterans caucus focused on improving education, job opportunities and mental health services for former military.

Nov 15, 2010

Budget cuts to behavioral health devastate the most vulnerable

Too often, we forget that people with mental illnesses are all around us, trying their best to work hard and lead productive lives. That’s why it was a privilege last month to celebrate Mental Illness Awareness Week, a perfect time for Arizonans to remember our friends and neighbors who are suffering from behavioral health issues.