CMHA in the Media

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CMHA strives to keep our community and stakeholders informed of trends related to mental health, overdoses, and suicides. See below for our updates in the media.

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12/10/2020: Increase in suicides in two age groups in Pima County cause concern at health department
12/4/2020: Pima County reaches record of overdose deaths this year
11/23/2020: Suicidal thoughts increase during pandemic
10/23/2020: Looking out for our mental health
8/18/2020: DIGGING DEEPER: Drug overdose deaths at an all-time high
7/17/2020: Arizona doctors COVID-19 impacts on mental health as overdose deaths rise
6/28/2020: Pima County projected to surpass 100 fentanyl-related deaths
6/17/2020: Arizona doctors COVID-19 impacts on mental health as overdose deaths rise
6/11/2020:  DIGGING DEEPER: Fentanyl overdoses surpass methamphetamine overdoses
5/28/2020: Pima County report shows vulnerable population impacted by COVID-19
5/22/2020: Cure May Be Worse Than The Problem Itself In AZ County As Fentanyl Deaths Increase
5/19/2020: Pima County suicide rate remains high
5/19/2020: Suicide rates spike through COVID-19 pandemic
5/15/2020: Pima County health officials cite rise in fentanyl overdoses
5/15/2020: 'Alarming increase': Fentanyl passes meth as cause of OD deaths in Pima County
5/2/2020: As Pima County sees spike in suicides, experts offer advice on how to cope in a pandemic
5/1/2020: Suicide rate rises in Pima County, likely related to stress from COVID-19 pandemic
4/25/2020: Suicide Surveillance Report from Pima County
4/15/2020: Pima County Health Department creates Check-In Challenge
3/26/2020: Behavioral health expert explains panic shopping during COVID-19 outbreak
1/17/2020: Why words matter when discussing addiction and mental health
1/7/2020: DIGGING DEEPER: Battling an overwhelming number of drug overdoses in Pima County

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