suicide

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Native American communities throughout the U-S have the highest suicide rates of any ethnic group. A bipartisan bill introduced in the U.S. Senate aims to combat the growing numbers. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


Arizona Governor's Office

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is renaming the state Department of Corrections to highlight a new focus on rehabilitation. 

Study: Childhood Deaths Increased In Arizona In 2018

Jan 7, 2020
Arizona Department of Health Services

A new report on the death of children in Arizona has found an increase in suicide rates for kids under age 18.  

Mohave County

The Mohave County Board of Supervisors Monday declared the county a Second Amendment sanctuary. It’s the first Arizona jurisdiction to pass such a measure. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports.


AP Photo/Matt York, File

Rural counties in Arizona have more than double the rates of suicide than those in urban areas. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, officials have begun an effort to increase mental health and other services outside of Arizona’s biggest cities. 

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