Psych Matters Blog

A Time of Transitions

By: Jordan Karp, MD | June 20, 2024

Every June, we celebrate numerous transitions – from honoring our graduating trainees to welcoming the next class of residents, fellows, and interns.

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Welcoming Krista Baker, LCPC, Senior Director, Department Administrator

By: Jordan Karp, MD | April 29, 2024

I’m pleased to share that Krista Baker, LCPC, will join us May 27, 2024 as Senior Director, Department Administrator for Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine, Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.

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Black History Month

By: Jordan Karp, MD | February 21, 2024

Annually in February, the United States honors the frequently overlooked histories and contemporary contributions of African Americans during Black History Month. In relation to mental health, the importance of recognizing the history and trauma connected to this country’s chattel slavery and systemic racism cannot be overstated.

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Winter 2024 Grants Program Overview

By: Jordan Karp, MD | January 22, 2024

The Institute of Mental Health Research is offering seed grants to support research that will lead to significant subsequent funding from federal agencies or major national philanthropic organizations, or research that makes a durable positive impact on existing mental health programming in Arizona.

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Arizona's Suicide Rates

By: Jordan Karp, MD | October 10, 2023

Today is World Mental Health Day, a time to bring awareness of people's suffering and the rising number of suicides in Arizona.

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