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May
19

Mental Health Month 2021

AZTV Video; Phoenix, AZ

In observance of Mental Health Month, Program Director Paul Buttermore joined AZTV's Arizona Daily Mix to discuss myths around mental health, self-awareness and self-care during Covid-19, and how to help others.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
May
17

SEL for Adults Series (Episode 3 of 5) - Social Awareness with Dr. William Marsh, PsyD

The xSELerate Positivity Podcast; Phoenix, AZ

William Marsh, PsyD, joined The xSELerate Positivity podcast in a discussion on social awareness. CASEL defines social awareness as, “The abilities to understand the perspectives of and empathize with others, including those from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and contexts.” Discussion included the impact of COVID-19, social media, ways to enhance your social awareness, and more!

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
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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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
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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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
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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May
1

AZ Business Magazine's 2021 100 Best Places to Work in Arizona

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

AZ Business Magazine spotlights 100 of the best places to live and work in Arizona. The list was generated by public voting for Ranking Arizona, the state’s biggest and most comprehensive business opinion poll. So what makes this list special is that it was voted on by the public — the people who work at these companies, the people who do business with these companies and experience the effects of positive culture, and the people who look at these companies and aspire to one day work with them.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
May
1

Critical Impact: How Arizona Business Leaders Are Pushing Through the Pandemic To Do the Most Good

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

As we surpass the one-year mark since the onset of COVID-19 in our community, AZ Business Magazine asked Steven Sheets, President and CEO, along with other leaders of nonprofit organizations and associations, to reflect on the year that was and share their vision for the days ahead and beyond.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
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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