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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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AZTV Arizona's Daily Mix - Back to School & Managing Teen Privacy

AZTV Video; Phoenix, AZ

Sara Listar-Guest, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with SB&H’s Outpatient program, was featured on Arizona's Daily Mix for the fourth of a four-segment back to school series, this time with information on how to manage teen privacy.

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Parents Taking the Lead in Teen Suicide Prevention

San Tan Sun News Article; Chandler, AZ

Citing the enormous stress created by social media and other factors, several school districts are paying more attention to developing students’ coping skills and encouraging students to come forward and tell a trusted adult when they think a classmate may be at risk. The Chandler school board has approved a contract with SB&H to help students with mental health issues.

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ABC 15 Suicide Prevention Awareness

ABC 15 Video; Phoenix, AZ

Dr. William Marsh, Program Director at SB&H's Erickson Outpatient Clinic, was featured in a television segment on ABC 15 to discuss potential signs of someone contemplating suicide and resources to help, including Mental Health First Aid training.

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Tips for Helping Your Child Manage a Healthy School/Life Balance

Mountain View Magazine Article; Goodyear, AZ

People often talk about a healthy work/life balance but it's important for parents to realize that kids need balance too. See our tips for helping your child manage a healthy school/life balance on page 10 of October's Mountain View magazine.

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Don't Get Tricked This Halloween - Candy and Medicine Mixup

Deer Valley Times Article; Phoenix, AZ

While this is a time of year where families can come together and enjoy the fall season, it is also important for parents to remember the importance of safeguarding medications that may be easily accessible to their kids.

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AZTV Arizona's Daily Mix - Back to School & Helping Children Manage Peer Pressure

AZTV Video; Phoenix, AZ

Sara Listar-Guest, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with SB&H’s Outpatient program, was featured in a television spot on Arizona Daily Mix speaking about back-to-school & helping children manage peer pressure.  Segment Description.

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Fight 4 Recovery AZ - Bullhead City Recovery in the Park Video

Fight 4 Recovery AZ YouTube Video; Bullhead City, AZ

Big thanks to DJ Vinsant for joining us at our table at Recovery in the Park in Bullhead City on Saturday, September 15th, to share his recovery journey and to celebrate Recovery Month.

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