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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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Apr
13

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Lovitt & Touché Inversion Award

Arizona Health and Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services' Risk Management department received a 2020 Lovitt & Touché Risk Control Inversion Award; this award demonstrates how the organization embraced the principles of Inversion as delivered by the Lovitt & Touché Risk Control Team.

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Apr
7

Arizona LGBTQ+ Community: Mental Health Struggles Lead To Substance Use Disorders at Higher Rate Than Average Population

Pinnacle Peak Recovery Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Supporters of the LGBTQ+ population understand that there is a disproportionate number of LGBTQ+ people facing severe stressors that lend to higher instances of substance use and suicide, and have been working diligently to ensure providers and counselors within the mental health treatment field are trained in these areas. Dr. William Marsh, SB&H Clinical Director, contributed to a feature sharing services and resources supporting inclusion for people going through transition and/or battling substance addictions.

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Apr
1

Healthy Life Choices

Up the Hill Article; Goodyear, AZ

Do you want to be healthier and have a new outlook on life? Making your health a priority may seem complicated, but it doesn't have to be. Follow these easy steps from Marcie Herzog, Director of High-Risk Populations and the InSHAPE® program at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, to get you started on your health journey.

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Mar
30

Social Work Programs Expand to Meet Growing Need

GCU Today Article; Phoenix, AZ

Wendy Bowersox, SB&H's Northern Landing Program Coordinator, was featured in a GCU Today article discussing the college's expansion of its social work programs and highlighting students who have returned to college.

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Mar
26

Flagstaff Shelter to Transition Away from Hotel Use

Arizona Daily Sun Article; Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff Shelter Services (FSS) announced Friday that its staff is preparing to move clients from local hotels back to the congregant shelter or other housing opportunities. Behavioral health services through The Guidance Center and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services will be available to assist clients with the transition and their individual plans.

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Mar
23

Where to Get a Vaccine in Payson?

Payson Roundup Article; Payson, AZ

In the war against COVID-19, Gila County has seized the beachhead by vaccinating a higher percentage of residents than most of the country. Providers in Payson continue to work through the county health department, including the Genoa Pharmacy in the Southwest Behavioral & Health Services building off McLane, Ponderosa Family Care on Main Street and Dr. Ali Askari on North Beeline Highway.

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Mar
17

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Erica Missicano to Chief Quality Officer

Arizona Health and Living Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, today announced that Erica Missicano has been promoted to Chief Quality Officer. The current vice president of Risk and Compliance will take on a more expansive role overseeing the Learning and Development and Clinical Training teams.

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Mar
16

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Hosts Virtual Career Fair to Fill More Than 100 Positions

Patch.com Article; Phoenix, 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 100 open positions. The St. Patrick’s Day event will take place on March 17 from 10:00 am to 11:00am and 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.

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Feb
23

Tips for a Healthy New Lease on Life

The Arizona 100 Article; Phoenix, AZ

Programs like InSHAPE® at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services promote physical, mental, and emotional well-being. They allow participants to hold themselves accountable with weekly sessions and quarterly assessments with free, certified health mentors. Health programs like InSHAPE® go deeper by not only making participants more mindful of their health choices but boosting their confidence and improving their self-esteem as well.

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