A folklorico group of elementary-age schoolchildren performs on an outdoor stage at Arizona Palooza
Arizona Palooza mental health education event coming to Reid Park
May 8, 2024

Free festivities are open to the public and offer opportunities to find information and resources about mental wellness.

Normalizing opioid use disorder treatments to improve care
May 2, 2024

Comprehensive Center for Pain & Addiction leaders are increasing access to care and treatment for people with opioid use disorder through education, research and policy.

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Managing substance use disorders with ‘empathy and love’
March 14, 2024

History, politics and morals converge in the field of harm reduction, which researchers say is about much more than telling people how to safely use drugs.

Indigenous youth, communities focus of Wonder on Wheels expo
November 9, 2023

A mobile learning and teaching lab created to reach and engage tribal communities and Indigenous youth will highlight an expo on Nov. 13.

Study seeks to transform methadone treatment for opioid use disorder
November 2, 2023

The MPACT study will develop and test a medical intervention to address critical gaps in current methadone maintenance treatment for opioid use disorder.

Study shows prevalence of co-occuring chronic pain, mental health symptoms
September 20, 2023

A new study found that the combination of chronic pain and anxiety or depression affects more than 12 million adults in the U.S.

Family support may prevent teen substance use near border
September 19, 2023

Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center researchers surveyed teens on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border and found that strong family support can prevent children from using alcohol or drugs.

Camp Wellness, Pima County Health Department team to host health fair
August 2, 2023

A free health fair aims to prioritize collaboration, improve individual health and well-being, and build a stronger Tucson community.

‘Backpacks & Boosters’ vaccine and wellness fair set for July 15
July 9, 2023

The free event is open to all and designed with accessibility for the disability community in mind.

People of color receive less suicide prevention care at EDs
June 21, 2023

A study found racial and ethnic differences in the suicide prevention care provided to patients with alcohol use disorder at U.S. emergency departments.

Dr. Patricia Lebensohn
A Legacy of Healing: Dr. Patricia Lebensohn Retires
May 31, 2023

Dr. Patricia Lebensohn retires from UArizona and FCM after an amazing career

Andrews joins Wassaja Carlos Montezuma Center for Native American Health
May 23, 2023

Christina C. Bell Andrews will oversee administrative functions, expand the center’s research and education portfolios, and foster relationships with Native American tribes.

Degree provides steppingstone to careers in health care
May 17, 2023

The College of Medicine – Tucson’s Bachelor of Science in Medicine program prepares students for careers in health care or advanced medical education.

Sonoran Center trains students to close disability care gaps
April 23, 2023

Disability-centered education training opportunities prepare students from the Health Sciences and other disciplines to provide patient-centered care.

Stimulating the brain to treat pain and substance use disorder
April 12, 2023

Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center researchers are studying how electronic stimulation of the brain can break looping pain signals and destructive cravings.

Around the world with Dr. Sommer Aldulaimi
March 19, 2023

Inspired by a mentor and her immigrant parents, Sommer Aldulaimi, MD, brings a world view to the College of Medicine – Tucson’s Global and Border Health program.

Training Program Turns Lived Experiences into Peer Support
February 8, 2023

A Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center program trains people to become peer support specialists in underserved areas of Arizona.

Workforce Development at Heart of PCP Scholarship Success
January 22, 2023

Faculty close to the Primary Care Physician Scholarship Program find the effort inspiring as it helps fill clinical gaps in underserved areas of Arizona.

Applying A Team Approach to Health Care Education
December 14, 2022

Interprofessional education modules at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center teach students the importance of teamwork in health care.

8th Annual Global Peer Support Celebration Day Event Planned
October 16, 2022

Recovery support specialists inspire hope and support individuals with mental health, substance use disorder or trauma-related issues.