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Dec
31

Local Leaders Create Lasting Legacy of Giving Amid COVID-19

Scottsdale Airpark News Article; Scottsdale, AZ

A few months prior to his November 2020 passing, Alex Trebek released a memoir titled "The Answer Is...Reflections on My Life." In it, he shared his thoughts on the legacy he hoped to leave, including his wish to help people perform at their best. In his honor, the Scottsdale Airpark News featured members of the community who have been helping inspire or support people to perform at their best - through volunteerism, fundraising and other efforts to give back. Heather Genovese, SB&H VP Crisis & Opioid Services, was among those featured.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Dec
30

Arizona Youth Alcohol Prevention

Pinnacle Peak Recovery Article; Scottsdale, AZ

The dangers of opioids and illegal substances often get attention in the media. This is understandable considering the relatively short time it has been considered an epidemic. However, Americans have a longer history of substance use disorder with alcohol and experience it at higher rates. Shomari Jackson, Project Coordinator for the South Mountain W.O.R.K.S. Coalition, contributed to a feature sharing tips and resources for a healthy approach for families to help bring up challenging conversations around these topics.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Dec
21

Arizona Business Leaders to Watch in 2021: Steven Sheets, SB&H

AZ Big Media Video; Phoenix, AZ

As the promise of 2021 looms on the horizon, most people are anxious to close the books on what is likely the most unsettling year — from the pandemic to politics to PPP loans — we will ever experience. Strong leadership has never been more essential than it is today. To share their best leadership practices, Az Business magazine sat down with Arizona business leaders to watch in 2021, including Steven Sheets, president and CEO of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Dec
15

Arizona Business Leaders 2021

AZ Business Leaders Article; Phoenix, AZ

Steven Sheets, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services' CEO, was profiled on page 62 of AZ Big Media - Arizona Business Leaders 2021 issue; leaders featured were selected from a pool of more than 5,000 of the most innovative entrepreneurs and the best and brightest Arizona business leaders.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Nov
17

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Continues to Provide Compassionate Care

The Arizona 100 Article; Phoenix, AZ

For more than 50 years, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) has provided compassionate primary care, substance abuse and mental health services that enhance lives and improve communities throughout the Phoenix Metro area, as well as Maricopa, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. Despite the current health pandemic, SB&H has continued to offer vital services.

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Nov
13

Valley Nonprofit Leaders Urge Collaboration, Gather to Ask: “How Do We Take Advantage of This Situation?”

Phoenix Business Journal Article; Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix nonprofit sector leaders gathered remotely to attend the annual Phoenix Business Journal Nonprofit Executive Panel, discussing the major shifts in how they are delivering their services to the Valley community while being affected by Covid-19; Steven Sheets, President and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was among the panelists.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Nov
9

AZ Business Magazine's "Business Leaders to Watch in 2021"

AZ Business Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

As the promise of 2021 looms on the horizon, most people are anxious to close the books on what is likely the most unsettling year - from the pandemic to politics to PPP loans - we will ever experience. Strong leadership has never been more essential than it is today.  Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is proud to be featured as one of AZ Business Magazine's Arizona business leaders to watch in 2021.

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Oct
28

Tax Credit Contributions: Help Nonprofits Serve During Pandemic, and Also Benefit Arizona Residents

Frontdoors Media Feature; Phoenix, AZ

As Americans struggle with the economic and public health realities of COVID-19, nonprofits are trying to do more with fewer resources. That's why many nonprofits are relying more than ever this upcoming year on tax credit contributions, which provide donations to nonprofits while giving donors a break on state income taxes. 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.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Oct
27

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Unveils New Website

Arizona Health & Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services has unveiled its newly redesigned and refreshed website featuring a new modernized look and feel with simplified navigation and enriched content. Visitors to the site will experience a clean new look that includes easy access to important resources, events, news and other important content.

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Oct
26

Halloween 2020 Trick-or-Treat Safety Advice

AZTV Video; Phoenix, AZ

With Halloween 2020 looking a little different, now is the perfect time to talk to your kids about how you'll be celebrating. Not unlike any other year, there should be guidelines on when and how you'll go trick-or-treating; if you have older kids who might be attending parties, you'll want to know where they'll be, what time they need to be home, etc. Marie Sahin, a School-Based Clinician with SB&H, joined AZTV's AZ Daily Mix show to share some tips and tricks on how to make Halloween a safe but "spook"tacular time.

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