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The Journey of Fatherhood: Rediscovery of Oneself and the Meaning of Life

Scottsdale Independent Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Tony Dong, Property Management Specialist with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, shares his belief that the most important thing a father can do is to be there as the mentor, the best friend, the biggest supporter, and the catalyst to the child’s self-actualization process.

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Father's Day Offers Time to Reflect

AZ Big Media Article; Phoenix, AZ

Dong Liang, PR Specialist with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, reflects upon growing up in China and his relationship with his dad, and how as himself a father now, he is working to integrate both Chinese and American parenting as well as respect, the importance of hard work and the privilege of citizenship.

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A Reflection on Fatherhood

HMA PR Article; Phoenix, AZ

Ricardo Aldana, Talent Acquisition Coordinator with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, discusses fatherhood's role in understanding who you are and extending yourself to your children in the most selfless way, as well as to expose a child to the ways of life in order to maximize their potential and improve their life.

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KMOG Salutes SB&H Payson's Empowerment Center as Business of the Week

KMOG 1420am Audio; Payson, AZ

KMOG 1420am, Rim Country Radio, recognized SB&H Payson's Empowerment Center as their Business of the Week and winner of a pizza party from KMOG and The Pizza Factory.  The Empowerment Center provides a day program, recreation, group therapy, a clothing closet, lunch and other services.

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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Honors Employees of the Year

AZ Big Media Article; Phoenix, AZ

SB&H announced its 2017 Employees of the Year at the organization’s annual awards banquet.  The awards recognize individuals in each of SB&H’s program areas. Employees are encouraged to nominate their fellow coworkers who have gone above and beyond in fulfilling SB&H’s mission.

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Opioid Epidemic Brings Unique Challenges, Even in Coconino County

Arizona Daily Sun Article; Flagstaff, AZ

The Guidance Center and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, two organizations on the front lines of opioid treatment in northern Arizona, have both seen noticeable increases in clients seeking treatment for abuse of prescription pills or illegal forms of the drug like heroin.

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Focus on Wellness is Key to Living With Mental Illness

Phoenix Republic Article; Phoenix, AZ

Paul Rubi, a Peer Support Specialist at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was featured in the Phoenix Republic, discussing Mental Health Month, focusing on wellness, and resources available.

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The Opioid Crisis: How is Northern Arizona Being Affected?

Kingman Daily Miner Article; Kingman, AZ

Lauren Lauder, SB&H's Senior VP Northern Arizona, discusses the current opioid crisis in northern Arizona.  In Kingman specifically, there have been more than 60 suspected opioid overdoses without fatality since June 2017, classifying our community amongst some of the most saturated in the state. As a whole, Mohave County, according to the Arizona Department of Health Services, has recorded between 101 and 322 possible opioid overdoses reported since June 2017.

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Healthy Arizona Worksites Program Recognizes Statewide Employers at Annual Award Event

Arizona Department of Health Services News Release; Phoenix, AZ

SB&H is proud to be a Gold-level recipient of the Healthy Arizona Worksites Program (HAWP) award, a public health initiative that has been developed through a partnership between Arizona Department of Health Services and Maricopa County Public Health. HAWP recognizes businesses that are making efforts to positively affect the health and well-being of their employees, their families, and their community through evidence-based worksite health initiatives and promising programs.

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AZTV Arizona's Daily Mix - Mental Health Awareness Month

AZTV Video; Phoenix, AZ

Paul Rubi, Vocational Trainee and Paul Buttermore, Program Director with the Community Resilience program, were featured in a television spot on Arizona's Daily Mix speaking about Paul Rubi’s recovery journey with the Link and In-Home treatment programs, his current role as both a staff member and peer support specialist trainer with SB&H, and advocating for mental health awareness this May.

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