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Aug
5

Phoenix Business Journal 40 Under 40 2022: Steven Sheets

Phoenix Business Journal Article; Phoenix, AZ

The Phoenix Business Journal wrangled up some of the Valley's best and brightest young leaders for its annual 40 Under 40 awards. The awards program recognizes fast-track executives in the region who are making major strides in their careers while leaving positive impacts on the community. This class of honorees, who work across many sectors, was selected by a panel of judges from 333 applicants.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
Jul
26

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Adds Board Member

Daily Independent Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, an innovative integrated health leader, announced it has appointed Barbara Firminger to its board of directors. An industry veteran with more than 25 years of operational and healthcare leadership experience, Firminger has held various strategic roles for nonprofit and for-profit healthcare organizations.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
Jul
19

Nonprofit Behavioral & Health Services Group Awarded Accreditation, Empowering Multiple Programs

inBusiness Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, (SB&H), a leader in integrated health, announced that the organization received a three-year accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). CARF International is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body for health and human services that evaluates the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing the lives of the persons served.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
Jul
1

Smart Health: Improving Healthcare Literacy

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

As it turns out, health literacy is a hard pill to swallow for many Arizonans. SB&H President and CEO Steven Sheets was one of several healthcare leaders to share some information on health-related challenges and what can be done to improve them. 

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
Jun
27

Executive Inc.: Behavioral Health CEO Steven Sheets Works to be a Mentor to Others in His Field (Video)

Phoenix Business Journal Article; Phoenix, AZ

When Steven Sheets started working in behavioral health services, he found a place where he could care for others and become a mentor for those who wished to enter the field. For him, being a resource does not just mean helping patients. It means providing guidance to future caregivers.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
Jun
15

Business Journal Unveils the 2022 Class of 40 Under 40 Honorees

Phoenix Business Journal Article; Phoenix, AZ

The Phoenix Business Journal has unveiled its 2022 class of 40 Under 40 honorees, the next generation of Valley executives who are emerging as leaders in their fields. Steven Sheets, SB&H President and CEO,  is one of the honorees.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
Jun
13

Community of Educators Gathers to Battle Stress, Trauma in the Classroom

ASU News Article; Phoenix, AZ

Nearly 300 educators gathered to support on another and share strategies for positive improvement at the sixth annual Trauma Sensitive Schools Symposium. State and district leaders, administrators, school mental health professionals and teachers of all grades engaged with one another through networking sessions, community building and mindfulness activities. Michelle Sambrano, SB&H Director of Prevention Programs, co-presented at one of the sessions.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
Jun
5

Clinic Provides Free Dental, Mental Health Care

San Tan Sun News Article; Phoenix, AZ

It's no secret the pandemic caused a lot of stress for many and children were not immune. Hygienists with the East Valley Community Dental Clinics noticed the problem last year and so they partnered with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services to address it. The Chandler Care Center provides free preventive dental care and mental health screenings to children in the Chandler Unified School District.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
May
6

My View: New Collaborations, Partnership Can Widen Net for Mental Health Care

Phoenix Business Journal Article; Phoenix, AZ

Not a day goes by where you don’t hear a story on the news or read something in the paper about mental illness. Whether it be an athlete that is taking time off from their training to focus on their mental well-being or the importance of providing more resources and funding for behavioral health services. SB&H President and CEO Steven Sheets shares his insight.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News
Apr
7

Flagstaff Hotel to be Turned Into Emergency Housing

ABC 15 Article; Phoenix, AZ

A Flagstaff hotel has been purchased by a local shelter group to help those in need of emergency housing. Flagstaff Shelter Services (FSS) purchased the Howard Johnson Motel, located along Route 66 near Country Club Drive. FSS says care coordinators will be on-site 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Agency partners like Native Americans for Community Action, North Country HealthCare, The Guidance Center, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, and Flagstaff Family Food Center, will also have a strong presence there.

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