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Flagstaff Reviews Positive for New Arizona Opioid Law

Arizona Daily Sun Article; Flagstaff, AZ

The Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act signed by Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday touches on several of the most important components of addressing opioid abuse and improving treatment in Arizona, said officials with one of the agencies that provides opiate treatment in Flagstaff.

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Pregnant and Addicted

Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting Article; Phoenix, AZ

At the urging of Gov. Doug Ducey, Arizona lawmakers approved sweeping new regulations of opioids designed to curb the state’s sprawling opioid epidemic, which has seen overdose deaths nearly double in the past decade.  Maleah Woodward, SB&H Prescott Valley Program Director, was interviewed by Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting for a feature story about opioid treatment and services and the stigma around addiction.

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Tara Lurz

The Standard Article; Mohave County, AZ

Tara Lurz has been promoted to vice president, Mohave County with SB&H. In her new role, Lurz will be responsible for overseeing programs for all SB&H facilities in Mohave County, training and hiring new staff and oversite of client treatment and compliance.  Office locations include Bullhead City, Kingman and Lake Havasu City.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Dominic Miller

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

Dominic Miller has been promoted to vice president outpatient services for Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H). In his new role, Miller will be responsible for providing administrative and clinical oversight to outpatient clinics in Maricopa and Gila counties, partnering with stakeholders and community partners and developing and implementing programs to sustain and grow outpatient services, and serve as a clinician working with adults on Federal Probation and adults admitted to SB&H’s Crisis Recovery Unit.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services on Rim Country Forum

KMOG Radio Segment; Payson, AZ

Catherine Surovy, Payson Program Director, discusses SB&H’s programs and services, the opening of Southwest Autism Center of Excellence, integrated care and different approaches to therapy, and other topics.

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Thirty-Somethings: Young Business Leaders Become Innovators in Their Industries and Drive Arizona's Economy

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

Steven Sheets, Senior VP Maricopa County with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was chosen as one of the business leaders highlighted in AZ Big Media - Arizona Business Magazine’s “Thirty-Something” issue, featuring young business leaders who are all in their 30s and changing Arizona's business landscape.

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SB&H's First Annual Cultural Diversity & Wellness Event of 2017

Midtown Muse Article (p. 3); Phoenix, AZ

Sounds of celebration, laughter and fun were in the air as attendees at the Southwest Behavioral & Health Services First Annual Cultural Diversity & Wellness Event discovered what makes a person's culture and ideas of wellness.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Lauren Lauder

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) announced that Lauren Lauder has been promoted to senior vice president of Northern Arizona. In her new role, Lauder will be responsible for overseeing operations for Coconino, Mohave and Yavapai Counties, developing new and innovative programs that enhance SB&H delivery of integrated care and continuing to foster a healthy employment environment while providing care that meets community members’ needs.

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Here is How You Can Support a Sexual Assault Victim

KTAR News Article; Phoenix, AZ

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, discussion has been raised over how to help sexual assault victims. Tiffany Trawick, BHP Lead with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services in Phoenix said a non-judgmental listening ear can mean the difference between a bitter, hurt person and one who heals from trauma.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Steven Sheets

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

SB&H announced that Steven Sheets has been promoted to the position of senior vice president of outpatient services. In his expanded role, Sheets will be responsible for providing administrative and clinical oversight of Maricopa and Gila counties’ programs, partnering with system stakeholders and community partners, and developing and implementing programs to sustain and grow our all of our programs within Maricopa and Gila counties.

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