Latest News & Events

May
8

Motherhood

My Local News - Phoenix Article; Phoenix, AZ

Jessica Corrales, a Senior Team Lead with SB&H's In Home program, reflects on Mother's Day, her role as a motherly figure to the team she works with, and how she uses her motherly instincts to help people in the permanent supportive housing program to reach their independence.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
May
1

Dominic Miller is a Social Worker in a Time of Social Distancing

Echo Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

Caregivers and patients in Arizona’s mental health population have a relentless leader in their community. Dominic Miller is the Vice President of Outpatient Services at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, but he hopes his reach goes far beyond that, and to some it does.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
May
1

A Life Built on Human Kindness

North Phoenix Family Article; Phoenix, AZ

By his teens, Valley native Steven Sheets knew kindness would be a focus of his life and what he wanted to be a focus of his career. “I actually went to school to be in the ministry,” says Sheets, who worked toward a bachelor’s degree in Christian Studies at Grand Canyon University in the early 2000s. However, during the tail end of his program, he began to realize it was not his path. Here is Sheets' story leading up to his December 2018 appointment to CEO of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services.

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Apr
20

Social Distancing With an Only Child: How Parents Can Help

The Washington Post Article; Washington, DC

Dr. William Marsh, PsyD, Program Director Outpatient Services at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services was among several mental health experts to speak with The Washington Post about how parents of only children can downplay their anxiety and keep calm — and, perhaps, emerge with a fresh connection with their kids.

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Apr
1

Virtual Arizona Pride

Echo Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

Because of the COVID-19 health pandemic, the 40th Annual Phoenix Pride Festival and Parade was quickly rescheduled for November 7-8, 2020, the original date for the Rainbows Festival. With an attitude of resilience, the community is banding together to put together a Virtual Pride weekend April 3-5. Virtual event topics include everything from mentorship and personal coaching, drag queen story hour, a coffee chat, online parade, a digital Sunday service, and many more. Echo Magazine posed the question, "Why is Pride Important?" Heather Genovese, SB&H VP Crisis & Opioid Services, was among those to answer this question.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Mar
25

Get That Gig Job Fair: Connect With 20 Phoenix-Area Companies Hiring Right Now

Arizona's Family 3TV CBS5 Article/Video; Phoenix, AZ

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Arizona’s Family is partnering with nearly 20 local companies, including SB&H, for the first-ever “Get That Gig Virtual Job Fair.” On Thursday, March 26 from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., job seekers will have the opportunity to apply for more than 9,000 immediately available positions.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Mar
23

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Calls for Community to Manage Stress

The Arizona 100 Article; Phoenix, AZ

Caring for both friends and family can help you manage and cope with stress. It makes our community stronger. It is also important to take care of yourself, especially in these trying times. It is important to eat well-balanced meals, exercise regularly, get plenty of sleep, and avoid alcohol and drugs. If stress gets in the way of your daily activities for several days in a row, please contact your healthcare provider.

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Mar
20

59 Arizona Businesses That Are Hiring Right Now

azfamily.com Article; Phoenix, AZ

Businesses across the state have announced temporary closures to combat the spread of coronavirus. While that does help public health, some employees are now scrambling to make ends meet. Essential businesses like grocery stores and those in health care are staying open and are now hiring to help with the extra workload and to fill in the gaps for those who are sick, staying home with children or are quarantined.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services News
Mar
12

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Receives Grant from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

My Local News - Arizona Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, received a $524,659 grant from The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The funds will be used to expand Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services to Maricopa County's criminal justice population, the fourth largest jail system in the nation.

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Mar
4

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Looks to Fill 100 Positions

AZ Big Media Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, today announced that the organization is hosting a career fair to attract qualified candidates to fill more than 100 open and specialty positions. Current openings in Phoenix and across the state of Arizona include clinical and non-clinical roles in a variety of departments and school-based programs.

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