The Foothills Focus Article; Phoenix, AZ
Much like preparing for next year’s sports seasons, summer activities are just as important as doing well during the school year. The Deer Valley Unified School District has several academic and athletic camps as well as learning intervention and acceleration activities that continue throughout the summer; and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services will continue to provide support programs for kindergarten to eighth-grade students.
Daily Independent Article; Phoenix, AZ
Paradise Valley resident Richard Herold, a commercial litigation partner in the Phoenix Office of Spencer Fane, LLP, has been elected chairperson of the Board of Directors of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services. Herold joined the board in 2017 and has played an active role in promoting the organization’s mission to improve the health and well-being of the communities the organization serves statewide.
Arizona Daily Sun Article; Flagstaff, AZ
Almost exactly one year after Flagstaff Shelter Services (FSS) purchased "The Crown" on Route 66, it has acquired another hotel. Now, in a play on the concept of Motel 6 "leaving the light on for you," the team at FSS has started calling its new site "The Lantern." One of the benefits of living at The Lantern will come in the form of access to on-site social services. Housing case managers, advocates from Native Americans for Community Action, and staff from the Guidance Center and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services will all be available in the building to help people try to transition successfully out of homelessness.
Payson Roundup Article; Payson, AZ
Being organized creates a positive mindset, reduces stress, and can help with feeling more grounded. For those struggling with anxiety, organizing can help with feeling more in control, too—whether it’s at the work desk, at home in the living room, or even organizing documents on your laptop. Edward O'Brien, VP of Northern Arizona Operations, shares three key mental health benefits of being organized:
Arizona Health and Living Article; Phoenix, AZ
Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), a leader in behavioral health, received a Lovitt & Touché (L&T) Risk Culture Inversion Award. Honored once again for embracing the principles of Inversion as delivered by the L&T Risk Control team, this is the third year in a row that SB&H has received the recognition.
Daily Independent Article; Phoenix, AZ
If your mental state has made it difficult to do well at work or school, you’re not alone. It is estimated about one in five U.S. adults suffers from a diagnosable disorder in a given year. In 2021, that meant 57.8 million people lived with a mental illness. As work is done to eliminate the stigma around mental health, changes in health care and prevention services are helping the millions who struggle. At Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, Andrea Magana, a Program Director for Inpatient Crisis, helps those in trouble regain stability.
Epic Kids Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ
Attending well visits regularly over the course of your child’s growing up stages helps them transition to adult care when the time comes. They also keep you and your child on top of their health. It is recommended that children ages five and up should have a well check visit at least once a year. Southwest Family Medicine, a care team we offer that provides a wide variety of health care services for both adults and children ages three and up, is a great place to start.
EG Publishing Feature; Phoenix, AZ
As Tax Day approaches, and year-round, nonprofits need your support 24/365. Every dollar helps. Every hour of service helps. The more we all chip in to help our neighbors, the more good deeds we do, the better our community is for it. And 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.
GCU Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ
Homecoming is just one of many Grand Canyon University events GCU President Brian Mueller looks forward to. But one feature in particular stands out to him: the Alumni Hall of Fame. It kicked off Homecoming Weekend on February 24th in the Havoc House. SB&H President and CEO Steven Sheets was one of the four alumni inducted into this year’s Alumni Hall of Fame and hand selected by the Office of Alumni Relations.
The Standard Article; Kingman, AZ
Protecting your child’s safety and exposure to illicit drugs can be challenging when the world is at their fingertips. Social media can be an easy outlet for young people to find and sell drugs, and teenagers are particularly vulnerable to social media drug trafficking because of their high social media usage. Social media platforms, such as Instagram, Snapchat, TikTok, and Facebook are being utilized by drug trafficking networks in establishing new clientele and meeting the demand more directly and discreetly.