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Go Beyond Autism Awareness This Month

Ahwatukee Foothills News Article; Ahwatukee, AZ

When Rebekah McConnell's daughter Sarah turned nine, she was diagnosed with pervasive developmental and attention deficit disorder, followed by Asperger’s and anxiety. After a bit of research, they discovered Southwest Autism Center of Excellence. April is Autism Awareness Month, and Rebekah's hope is that rather than just making people aware of the fact that autism exists, that everyone would take the extra step and promote acceptance and inclusion in schools and communities.

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SB&H Adds New Board Member

AZ Business Leaders Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services announced today that it has appointed Kevin Lawson to its board of directors. Lawson has more than 24 years of firefighter paramedic experience currently working for the City of Scottsdale’s Station 609 at the Scottsdale airport.

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Steven Sheets Carves Career Path in Caring

Scottsdale Airpark News Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Steven Sheets worked full time while in school and took on a time-intensive internship as part of his master’s requirements. The 1,600-hour internship, where he primarily provided counseling and case management, was with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services. This profile highlights his journey to his current position as the organization's President & Chief Executive Officer.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Appoints Chief Medical Officer

AZ Business Leaders Article; Phoenix, AZ

Michael Sweeney, MD has joined Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health as its Chief Medical Officer.

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Business RadioX Conversation on Mental Health First Aid and Peer Support Specialist Training

Business RadioX Article/Audio; Phoenix, AZ

Lynda Riford, Marketing Director; Nicole Hein, Learning and Development Manager; and Cindy Webb, Coordinator of Learning and Development joined Dr. Adrian McIntyre on Valley Business RadioX to discuss Mental Health First Aid and Peer Support Specialist Training.

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

My Local News - Central Phoenix Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) has received a three-year, $125,000/year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The funds will be used to support the organization’s mental health first aid training program in school and community-based settings throughout Arizona.

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Southwest Behavioral and Health Services Community Resilience Center Receives New Patio Area Through Local Eagle Scout Project

My Local News - Central Phoenix Article; Phoenix, AZ

On Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, Eagle Scout candidate Elias Bunn presented the Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Community Resilience Center with two handmade picnic tables, the result of his Eagle Scout service project. In order to achieve the rank of Eagle, Elias had to earn a minimum of 21 merit badges and show leadership by planning, developing and completing a community service project.

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Community Resilience Center Receives New Patio Area Through Local Eagle Scout Project

SB&H Facebook Live Video; Phoenix, AZ

Eagle Scout candidate Elias Bunn presented the SB&H Community Resilience Center with two handmade picnic tables, the result of his Eagle Scout service project.  In order to achieve the rank of Eagle, Elias had to earn a minimum of 21 merit badges and show leadership by planning, developing and completing a community service project.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Tiffany Zid

AZ Business Leaders Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, announced that Tiffany Zid has been promoted to Chief Compliance Officer.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Michael Fett

AZ Business Leaders Article; Phoenix, AZ

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, announced that CFO Michael Fett has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer, which includes his current role as Chief Financial Officer.

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