Latest News & Events

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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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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Mar
30

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Marcie Herzog

The Standard Article; Kingman, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) has announced that Marcie Herzog has been promoted to Vice President of Community Services. Herzog will be responsible for overseeing School Based Counseling, Community Services and Prevention programming, In-Home Services, and the InSHAPE program throughout Arizona. Herzog is successor to Edward McClelland, who retired after nearly 44 years of service at SB&H.

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Mar
29

Best of Mesa 2022

East Valley Tribune Article; Mesa, AZ

SB&H's Mesa team was included in East Valley Tribune's "Best of Mesa 2022" after readers were polled for nominations, and community members voted for their favorite in each category.

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Mar
11

Southwest Behavioral Hosts Virtual Career Fair

Payson Roundup Article; Payson, 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 120 open positions. The Career Fair is a virtual event that will be hosted through the Indeed job site.

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Mar
1

County Coalition to Interview Families to Better Understand Overdose Deaths

Arizona Daily Sun Article; Flagstaff, AZ

A county health coalition composed of the Health and Human Services department in addition to a variety of other agencies ranging from local law enforcement, and courts to The Guidance Center, Northern Arizona Healthcare, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, Northern Arizona Healthcare and others is going to new lengths to understand Coconino County's overdose deaths.

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Feb
8

What is Eating at Us: Destigmatizing Eating Disorders

OUTVoices Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

February hosts National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and it is essential to openly talk about healthy dietary habits and body image expectations. Research has shown that the LGBTQIA+ community has been hit by eating disorders at a higher rate than the general population. SB&H Clinical Director Dr. William Marsh talks about spotting the lesser-known signs of eating disorders and talking about them to reduce stigma and offer support.

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Jan
29

AIDS Walk Arizona is Group’s Largest Fundraiser

The Foothills Focus Article; Phoenix, AZ

Aunt Rita’s Foundation’s annual AIDS Walk Arizona is the state’s largest gathering that supports people living with HIV. The Saturday Feb. 19 event that raises funds and community awareness features a 5K and 2K walk/run presented by CAN Community Health at Tempe Beach Park. Funds that are raised for AIDS Walk go to 14 partner agencies that are HIV organizations that have programs to support the community, including Southwest Behavioral Health Services' HOPWA program.

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Dec
20

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services and M2 Wellness Roll Out Holiday Team Building, Kindness Experience for High-Needs Case Management Team

Arizona Health and Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) partnered with M2 Wellness to roll out a “Go In To Peace Out” holiday team-building, kindness experience for its high-needs case management team. The December 15 event provided workshops and guided meditation at SB&H’s administration building located in Phoenix.

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Dec
1

Arizona Business Leaders 2022

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

Steven Sheets, SB&H President/CEO, was profiled in the AZ Big Media - Arizona Business Leaders 2022 issue; leaders featured were selected from a pool of 5,000 of the most innovative entrepreneurs and the best and brightest Arizona business leaders.

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