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Arizona Attorney General Gives $400,000 To Support Mental Health Of First Responders

The Arizona Attorney General’s Office is giving $400,000 in grants to organizations that provide mental health resources and training for first responders.

Their goal is to help firefighters and police officers who may develop depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or other disorders after dealing with traumatic events.

Organizations eligible for the grant money can receive up to $100,000 to support responders. The deadline for grant applications closes at the end of February. 

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Emma VandenEinde was an intern at KJZZ from 2019 to 2020.