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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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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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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
12

Southwest Behavioral Awarded Risk Control Inversion Recognition

The Standard Article; Kingman, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) announced that the organization received a 2021 Lovitt & Touché (L&T) Risk Control Inversion Award. Honored once again for embracing the principles of Inversion as delivered by the Lovitt & Touché Risk Control Team, this is the second year in a row that SB&H has received the recognition. 

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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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