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May
10

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Announces Stephen Thompson as New Board Chair

Patch.com Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health and integrated healthcare services, has announced Stephen Thompson as the new board chair. Thompson joined the Board of Directors in 2019 and succeeds former chair, Matt Hatfield.

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May
7

Mental Health in the Workplace 2021

Phoenix Business Journal Article; Phoenix, AZ

Mental health has become one of the most talked about challenges for American workers and their employers. The Phoenix Business Journal hosted a discussion featuring local business leaders sharing their expertise on this important topic. Steven Sheets, SB&H's President and CEO, joined in the discussion.

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May
4

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Announces Two Promotions

Scottsdale Independent Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services has a new chief operating officer and chief psychologist in two promotions announced on Monday. Dominic Miller was promoted to COO, and he will oversee the organization's day-to-day operations. Dr. Lynette Livesay was promoted to chief psychologist.

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Apr
20

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Dominic Miller to Chief Operating Officer

Arizona Health and Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Dominic Miller, LMSW, MPA has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H). Miller will oversee the day-to-day program operations functions of the organization. Well-established in the healthcare industry, Miller most recently served as Vice President of outpatient services, providing oversight for operations at SB&H locations across Maricopa, Gila, Yavapai, and Coconino counties.

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Apr
20

Drug Use Plagues Community; Resources to Help

Payson Roundup Article; Payson, AZ

The national epidemic of fentanyl abuse has reached Payson. Det. Mike Varga with the Payson Police Department gave a live Facebook presentation April 14 on the drugs affecting the Rim Country community today. The illegal use of fentanyl and carfentanil are medical issues, Varga said. They require medical help. Locally, Community Bridges or Southwest Behavioral & Health Services can arrange this help.

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Apr
16

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Hosts Virtual 2021 Doctoral Psychology National Internship Match Program

Patch.com Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), a member of the Association of Post-Doctoral and Psychology Internship Centers (APPIC), hosted nine virtual open houses for the 2021 Doctoral Psychology National Internship Match Program. SB&H’s clinical training department received 253 applications and interviewed 135 applicants from across the country.

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Apr
13

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Lovitt & Touché Inversion Award

Arizona Health and Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services' Risk Management department received a 2020 Lovitt & Touché Risk Control Inversion Award; this award demonstrates how the organization embraced the principles of Inversion as delivered by the Lovitt & Touché Risk Control Team.

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Apr
7

Arizona LGBTQ+ Community: Mental Health Struggles Lead To Substance Use Disorders at Higher Rate Than Average Population

Pinnacle Peak Recovery Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Supporters of the LGBTQ+ population understand that there is a disproportionate number of LGBTQ+ people facing severe stressors that lend to higher instances of substance use and suicide, and have been working diligently to ensure providers and counselors within the mental health treatment field are trained in these areas. Dr. William Marsh, SB&H Clinical Director, contributed to a feature sharing services and resources supporting inclusion for people going through transition and/or battling substance addictions.

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Apr
1

Healthy Life Choices

Up the Hill Article; Goodyear, AZ

Do you want to be healthier and have a new outlook on life? Making your health a priority may seem complicated, but it doesn't have to be. Follow these easy steps from Marcie Herzog, Director of High-Risk Populations and the InSHAPE® program at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, to get you started on your health journey.

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Mar
30

Social Work Programs Expand to Meet Growing Need

GCU Today Article; Phoenix, AZ

Wendy Bowersox, SB&H's Northern Landing Program Coordinator, was featured in a GCU Today article discussing the college's expansion of its social work programs and highlighting students who have returned to college.

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