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Magellan Year 5

By | August 12th, 2010|Behavioral Health, General|

Last month we approved the renewal of the fifth and final year of the Magellan behavioral health contract in Maricopa County.   Before making the decision to grant the 5th year of the contract, our team assessed the progress that has been made in various areas, including access to and coordination of care; grievance and appeal [...]

West Nile Ramping Up

By | July 27th, 2010|Prevention|

The West Nile virus is making its annual visit to Arizona.  We’ve had several cases now in Arizona (and 1 death) - mostly from the East Valley in Maricopa and Pinal Counties. Most of these cases have the more severe form of West Nile virus which causes meningitis or encephalitis.  We rarely hear of most cases because [...]

Childhood Obesity Assessment Grant

By | June 16th, 2010|Prevention|

Congratulations to our Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity for their grant award announced this month from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials Leadership for Healthy Communities program.  Over the coming year, we’ll be strengthening our capacity to make a dent in childhood obesity by conducting a health impact assessment to prevent childhood [...]


By | February 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|

The MY LIFE program is an award winning approach to helping youth that have experience mental health, substance abuse and/or foster care-related issues to use their experiences, talents and voice to make positive changes in their lives while helping others to do the same.  MY LIFE provides an excellent opportunity for youth to have an [...]