News & Events

A Father's Day Message: Encourage a Sense of Adventure

East Valley Tribune Article; Ahwatukee, AZ

Carlos Tosca, Program Director with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was featured in the East Valley Tribune and Ahwatukee Foothills News discussing the essential role Fathers play in encouraging children to take time to enjoy life's many challenges while also creating a safe and secure environment for children to grow and explore.

Veterans Court Celebrates Family, Achievement

Today's News-Herald Article; Lake Havasu City, AZ

Military veterans – along with their families – involved in the Lake Havasu City Veterans Treatment Court were treated to a free barbeque lunch, live entertainment and activities on Saturday, June 17th.  The annual “Family Day” event aims to show appreciation to the veterans involved in the program and their support systems.

Being a Dad Means Adapting to Change

Glendale Republic Article; Glendale, AZ

Armando Carrillo, Program Coordinator with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was featured in the Glendale Republic, Northwest Valley Republic, Peoria Republic, Surprise Republic and Southwest Valley Republic discussing fatherhood and the role Fathers play in learning to change, to adapt, to think about their responsibilities and to enjoy life one day at a time.

Being a Dad Means Teaching Kids Decision-Making Skills

Phoenix Republic Article; Phoenix, AZ

Gabriel Valencia, Benefits Specialist with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was featured in the Phoenix Republic, Northeast Phoenix Republic and Scottsdale Republic discussing fatherhood and the role Fathers play in teaching children how to look at a situation and see all different angles and outcomes before they decide what is the right decision to make.

Father from China Takes the Best from 2 Cultures

Tempe-Ahwatukee Republic Article; Tempe, AZ

Eddie Xu, Network Administrator with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was featured in the Tempe-Ahwatukee Republic, Chandler Republic, Gilbert Republic and Mesa Republic discussing fatherhood, integrating both Chinese and American parenting, and guiding children to make sure they make the right decisions that will lead them to becoming good people and lead them to success.

Why Wellness? How to Have Healthy, Happy, Productive Employees

Scottsdale Health Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Lynda Riford, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services' Marketing Director, discusses June as Employee Wellbeing Month and how to incorporate a successful wellness program into the workplace.

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KTAR National Suicide Prevention Day Podcast

KTAR News Podcast; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotora Education Specialist Nora Lozano joined Bruce St. James and Pamela Hughes on National Suicide Prevention Day to talk about suicide and what signs we should look for to help someone out who may have these thoughts.

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Opioid Use Among ​Arizona High School Seniors Declining

KTAR News Article; Phoenix, AZ

Shomari Jackson, Prevention Specialist with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, said one of the main reasons teens use opioids is to cope with something happening in their lives; one way his group is trying to reduce opioid use among teens is by educating parents about why teens use opioids.

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Town of Paradise Valley Resident Richard Herold Joins Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Board

Town of Paradise Valley Independent Article; Paradise Valley, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services has announced it has elected Paradise Valley resident, Richard Herold, a partner in the Phoenix office of Snell & Wilmer, to serve on its Board of Directors.

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Richard Herold of Snell & Wilmer Joins Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Board

Phoenix Business Journal - People on the Move Article; Phoenix, AZ

As a member of the Board of Directors, Herold will promote Southwest Behavioral & Health Services’ Mission and continue to improve the communities the organization serves.

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