Latest News & Events

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
26

Flagstaff Shelter to Transition Away from Hotel Use

Arizona Daily Sun Article; Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff Shelter Services (FSS) announced Friday that its staff is preparing to move clients from local hotels back to the congregant shelter or other housing opportunities. Behavioral health services through The Guidance Center and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services will be available to assist clients with the transition and their individual plans.

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Mar
23

Where to Get a Vaccine in Payson?

Payson Roundup Article; Payson, AZ

In the war against COVID-19, Gila County has seized the beachhead by vaccinating a higher percentage of residents than most of the country. Providers in Payson continue to work through the county health department, including the Genoa Pharmacy in the Southwest Behavioral & Health Services building off McLane, Ponderosa Family Care on Main Street and Dr. Ali Askari on North Beeline Highway.

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Mar
17

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Erica Missicano to Chief Quality Officer

Arizona Health and Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, today announced that Erica Missicano has been promoted to Chief Quality Officer. The current vice president of Risk and Compliance will take on a more expansive role overseeing the Learning and Development and Clinical Training teams.

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Mar
16

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Hosts Virtual Career Fair to Fill More Than 100 Positions

Patch.com Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), a nonprofit organization that provides compassionate primary care, substance abuse and mental health services, is hosting a virtual career fair to fill more than 100 open positions. The St. Patrick’s Day event will take place on March 17 from 10:00 am to 11:00am and 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

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Feb
23

Tips for a Healthy New Lease on Life

The Arizona 100 Article; Phoenix, AZ

Programs like InSHAPE® at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being. They allow participants to hold themselves accountable with weekly sessions and quarterly assessments with free, certified health mentors. Health programs like InSHAPE® go deeper by not only making participants more mindful of their health choices but boosting their confidence and improving their self-esteem as well.

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Feb
7

City Adds Shelter Beds, Invests in Solutions for Homelessness

SignalsAZ Article; Phoenix/Prescott Valley, AZ

The city of Phoenix relies on community partners who are dedicated to providing shelter, food and support services for individuals in the community experiencing homelessness. This includes organizations such as United Methodist Outreach (UMOM), Chicanos Por La Causa, Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS), Native American Connections, Community Bridges, and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services. Grants are provided to these organizations from both city and federal funds to support their community efforts.

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Jan
27

Central Phoenix Community Garden Vandalized, Volunteers Respond to Help it Bounce Back

12 News Video; Phoenix, AZ

A central Phoenix community garden, Agave Farms, was vandalized over the weekend. Kindhearted volunteers have responded to help the garden bounce back.  Michelle Cloud, a Senior Team Lead with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, led the volunteer group made up of SB&H members, and joined 12 News to share the impact that volunteering has on those involved.

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Jan
25

Is There a Silver Lining to Covid-19?

AZTV Video; Phoenix, AZ

Although 2020 may not have been the best year, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is trying to help people look for the silver lining! Madelyne Martinez, Lead School-Based Clinician with SB&H, joined AZTV's AZ Daily Mix show to share how.

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Jan
25

Vice President of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Dedicates Decades to Improving the Lives of Others

Echo Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

Since she was a small child, Heather Genovese has had the same motive — to take care of everyone. She does that for 12 hours a day Monday through Friday and sometimes on the weekend at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, in a position she never thought she would be in — the Vice President of Crisis and Opioid Services.

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