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Nov
17

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Continues to Provide Compassionate Care

The Arizona 100 Article; Phoenix, AZ

For more than 50 years, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) has provided compassionate primary care, substance abuse and mental health services that enhance lives and improve communities throughout the Phoenix Metro area, as well as Maricopa, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. Despite the current health pandemic, SB&H has continued to offer vital services.

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Nov
13

Valley Nonprofit Leaders Urge Collaboration, Gather to Ask: “How Do We Take Advantage of This Situation?”

Phoenix Business Journal Article; Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix nonprofit sector leaders gathered remotely to attend the annual Phoenix Business Journal Nonprofit Executive Panel, discussing the major shifts in how they are delivering their services to the Valley community while being affected by Covid-19; Steven Sheets, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was among the panelists.

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Nov
9

AZ Business Magazine's "Business Leaders to Watch in 2021"

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

As the promise of 2021 looms on the horizon, most people are anxious to close the books on what is likely the most unsettling year - from the pandemic to politics to PPP loans - we will ever experience. Strong leadership has never been more essential than it is today.  Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is proud to be featured as one of AZ Business Magazine's Arizona business leaders to watch in 2021.

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Oct
28

Tax Credit Contributions: Help Nonprofits Serve During Pandemic, and Also Benefit Arizona Residents

Frontdoors Media Feature; Phoenix, AZ

As Americans struggle with the economic and public health realities of COVID-19, nonprofits are trying to do more with fewer resources. That's why many nonprofits are relying more than ever this upcoming year on tax credit contributions, which provide donations to nonprofits while giving donors a break on state income taxes. The State of Arizona offers an opportunity to receive a dollar-for-dollar credit on your state income taxes when you donate to qualified organizations.

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Oct
27

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Unveils New Website

Arizona Health & Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services has unveiled its newly redesigned and refreshed website featuring a new modernized look and feel with simplified navigation and enriched content. Visitors to the site will experience a clean new look that includes easy access to important resources, events, news and other important content.

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Oct
26

Halloween 2020 Trick-or-Treat Safety Advice

AZTV Video; Phoenix, AZ

With Halloween 2020 looking a little different, now is the perfect time to talk to your kids about how you'll be celebrating. Not unlike any other year, there should be guidelines on when and how you'll go trick-or-treating; if you have older kids who might be attending parties, you'll want to know where they'll be, what time they need to be home, etc. Marie Sahin, a School-Based Clinician with SB&H, joined AZTV's AZ Daily Mix show to share some tips and tricks on how to make Halloween a safe but "spook"tacular time.

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Oct
23

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Appoints J. Blount Swain to Board of Directors

Arizona Health & Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services welcomes J. Blount Swain, a finance and operations executive with more than 20 years of medical industry experience, to the SB&H board of directors.

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Oct
16

Ginsburg Embodied Court Motto

Payson Roundup Article; Payson, AZ

In her work, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg embodied the four words inscribed on the entrance to the United States Supreme Court: Equal Justice Under Law. Here in Rim Country, an example of how her work influenced clients is the Southwest Behavioral & Health Services community based residential settings for persons with mental disabilities. Here people can be in a less restrictive environment.

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Oct
13

Grant to Support Opioid Recovery Center in Mohave County

Kingman Daily Miner Article; Kingman, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services has received a $849,915 grant from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The money will be used for a Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Center with an Integrated Systems Approach that will serve individuals in Mohave County.

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Oct
13

Coping With COVID-19 Stress

Payson Roundup Article; Payson, AZ

The COVID-19 pandemic is taking a toll on more than physical health, the economy and first responders. It is also driving a rise in mental and behavioral health issues. Robin Mathews, with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, talked about coping with COVID-19 at the Oct. 8 virtual Payson Inter-Agency meeting. She said because of COVID-19 many are experiencing very high levels of anxiety. Substance abuse, self-harm and suicide rates are all up.

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