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Autism "Center of Excellence" Opens in Phoenix

ABC 15 Arizona Article/Video; Phoenix, AZ

Autism "centers of excellence" are opening up around the Valley, hoping to ease the burden on families by providing a variety of resources and care under one roof. The Southwest Autism Center of Excellence opens Tuesday near the I-17 and Cactus.

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Center for People With Autism Spectrum Disorders Opens in Phoenix

KTAR News Article; Phoenix, AZ

The center is the result of a partnership between Mercy Care Plan and Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care. Touchstone Health Services and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services and Southwest Human Development were picked as community providers to provide better access to care and an earlier diagnosis.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder Centers of Excellence Formed Through Partnership

My Local News Article; Phoenix, AZ

To help provide better access to care and an earlier diagnosis, Mercy Care Plan and Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care have selected the partnership of the Southwest Autism Center of Excellence and Touchstone Health Services to serve as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Centers of Excellence throughout the Valley.

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Flagstaff Agencies Try Again on Private Housing Program for Street Alcoholics

Arizona Daily Sun Article; Flagstaff, AZ

The current Closing the Gap housing program aims to correct several problems that caused the previous two attempts to fail. All residents will receive housing-focused case management from Catholic Charities and will be assigned a case manager through Southwest Behavioral & Health Services.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Payson Offers Assistance Following Water Wheel Flash Flood

KMOG Radio Segment; Payson, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services assisted rescuers to cope with traumatic experiences following the Water Wheel flashflood in Payson in July 2017.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Appoints Steven Sheets as Vice President of Outpatient Services

My Local News Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is pleased to announce it has appointed Steven Sheets as the vice president of outpatient services. In his new role, Sheets will be responsible for providing administrative and clinical oversight of Maricopa and Gila counties’ outpatient clinics.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Presents Annual Employee of the Year Awards

Tempe News Article; Tempe, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is pleased to announce it recently presented its 2016 Employee of the Year Awards to nine recipients at its annual awards banquet. The Employee of the Year Awards recognize individuals in each of SB&H’s program areas.

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Summer Safety: Parents' Behaviors Become Learned Behaviors

Gilbert Sun News Article; Gilbert, AZ

Carrie Holmes, Program Coordinator with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, discusses summer safety particularly when it comes to alcohol and the importance of being aware that children look to their parents as role models.

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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.

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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.

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