Tag: Health

Morrison-Cronkite Poll: Opioids & Addiction

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Reports and Publications
April 2017
Morrison Institute - Cronkite News

The prevalence of prescription opioid abuse and addiction in Arizona is widespread, according to a major statewide poll released by Arizona State University today.

The Morrison-Cronkite News Poll: Arizonans' Opinions on Opioids and Addiction found four in 10 Arizona adults (41.8 percent) know someone who has been addicted to prescription painkillers. The poll's margin of error was plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

Unlocking Resilience: The Key to Healthy Aging in Arizona

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Reports and Publications
August 2010
John Stuart Hall, Alex Zautra, Kristin Borns, Erica Edwards, Monica Stigler, Richard Toon, Nancy Welch, Eric Rasmussen

Unlocking Resilience report follows The Coming of Age report, which was produced in 2002 and showed that Arizona had much to do to get ready for the baby boomer age wave. Results of Unlocking Resilience underscores that Arizona still has much to do to prepare for aging, and Arizona must make concrete policy decisions about aging.

Truth and Consequences: Gambling, Shifting, and Hoping in Arizona Health Care

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Reports and Publications
June 2009
Kent Hill, Dennis Hoffman, Nancy Welch, William Hart, John Stuart Hall, Roger Hughes, Jill Rissi

The recession has pushed more people out of work, and as a result, swelled the ranks of Arizona’s uninsured. Arizona has one of the nation’s highest levels of residents without health insurance – almost one in five people.

Forum 411: Arizona's Mind-Body Problem

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Reports and Publications
June 2009
Morrison Institute Staff

Some of Arizonans’ most common and destructive illnesses—those of the brain—are failing to receive adequate treatment due to a combination of modern governmental gridlock and a centuries-old philosophy that separates the mind from the body.

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