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Managing Teen Privacy

MASK Magazine Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Managing teen privacy can be tricky.  We want to encourage independence, but need to be aware of the dangers that can interfere with their ability to have a good and healthy life.  See our tips for helping your teen manage their privacy on page 46 of the Winter issue of MASK magazine.

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Arizona Business Leaders 2019

AZ Business Leaders Article; Phoenix, AZ

Steven Sheets, Interim CEO with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, was profiled on page 66 of AZ Big Media - Arizona Business Leaders 2019 issue; leaders featured were selected from a pool of 5,000 of the most innovative entrepreneurs and the best and brightest Arizona business leaders.

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Help Available for Parents Struggling With New Baby

Mohave Valley Daily News Article; Bullhead City, AZ

Southwest Behavioral Health & Services, which operates a crisis line weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 928-763-7776, offers training to become better parents even when they are trying to cope with “a mountain of frustrations,” as well as an array of support programs for families, including six weeks of training in positive parenting. Other ways to obtain help include individual or group counseling.

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Arizona Nonprofit Volunteers: Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Phoenix Magazine Article; Phoenix, AZ

When Morgan Travis graduated from Northern Arizona University in 2017 with a bachelor's degree in psychology, she wanted to gain experience in the field. After learning about volunteer opportunities with Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, she signed up.  Travis enjoyed her experience so much that she applied for a permanent position and was hired as a behavioral health paraprofessional.

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ABC 15 Halloween and Candy/Medicine Mixups

ABC 15 Video; Phoenix, AZ

Shomari Jackson, SB&H Drug-Free Communities Project Coordinator, was featured in an ABC 15 television segment for National Medicine Abuse Awareness Month on the topic of Halloween and how kids can easily confuse drugs for candy.

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Community Achievement Awards Honor Service at Gala

Mohave Valley Daily News Article; Laughlin, NV

Chaz Martinez of SB&H in Bullhead City was one of 17 winners at this year’s Laughlin Chamber of Commerce’s Community Achievement Awards. The evening was about honoring individuals, groups, organizations and businesses for their various contributions to the community.

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Veterans Treatment Court Celebrates Its First Graduates

Mohave Valley Daily News Article; Bullhead City, AZ

A Veterans Court is a problem-solving court with the objective of serving military veterans struggling with addiction, serious mental illness and/or recurring disorders through a coordinated response of the court, prosecuting and defense counsel, county attorney, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and local mental health organizations, including Southwest Behavioral & Health Services.

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MSTEPP Coalition Has Improved Options for People in Distress, and Southwest Behavioral Stands on the Front Line of Care

Kingman Daily Miner Article; Kingman, AZ

There were only 10 beds in Mohave County a little more than a year ago to help people with addiction and mental health crises. The number is now 26 as SB&H has an access point for those in crisis that is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week at its Kingman Observation Unit at 1301 W. Beale St.

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Local Psychologist Receives Patriot Award

The Glendale Star Article; Glendale, AZ

The United States Office of the Secretary of Defense recognized SB&H's Dr. Wendy Bunn for contributing to national security and protecting liberty and freedom by supporting employee participation in the United States Army Reserve. The Patriot Award reflects the efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide range of measures, including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployments, caring for families and granting leaves of absence, if needed.

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Celebrating Recovery: One Fight at a Time

Kingman Daily Miner Article; Kingman, AZ

DJ Vinsant, whose Fight 4 Recovery YouTube shared a shout out to our Marina Pointe location in August, and who has since teamed up with SB&H for several recovery-based initiatives, shares the story of his journey.

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