News & Events

Recovery in the Park, Project Connect Set for Saturday

Mohave Valley Daily News Article; Bullhead City, AZ

A pair of events aimed at the community’s health and well-being will be held Saturday. Recovery in the Park will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to honor those who are in recovery from physical, mental health and substance use disorders, as wll as those who have helped them obtain treatment; and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Bullhead Area Chamber of Commerce will host the area’s first-ever Project Connect, bringing together service providers and community members.

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Furniture Shop Helps Needy Bridge Gap

East Valley Tribune Article; Mesa, AZ

Furniture that’s as good as new…at prices that can’t be beat…for a great cause, helping families and veterans who are on the street.  Bridging AZ supports several agencies, including Arizona Housing Coalition, Mesa United Way, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, Lodestar Day Resource Center and DUET Partners in Health & Aging.

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ASU Partners With Maricopa County to Help Homeless and Mentally Ill

The State Press Article; Phoenix, AZ

A group of ASU faculty will conduct a two-year community-based research project to ensure that Maricopa County's most vulnerable are better taken care of through a $1 million grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Current stakeholders involved in the project include the Arizona Health Department, Phoenix Police Department and Southwest Behavioral & Health Services.

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Finalists Named for Community Achievement Awards

Mohave Valley Daily News Article; Laughlin, NV

Finalists have been announced for the 21st annual Community Achievement Awards, to be presented October 27th at the Aquarius Casino Resort. More than 120 nominations for recipients of awards in 13 categories were received and whittled down by the CAA’s 11-member panel of judges. Chaz Martinez of SB&H in Bullhead City is a finalist in the Humanitarian of the Year category.

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Helping Children Manage Peer Pressure

Scottsdale North News Article; Scottsdale, AZ

Even when trying to do their best academically and socially, it can be hard for teenagers to resist peer pressure. With the pressures of wanting to fit in many seek approval of their peers and begin experimenting with drugs and alcohol. Here are some tips for helping children manage peer pressure as they return to school.

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AZTV Arizona's Daily Mix - Back to School & Managing School/Life Balance

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's Daily Mix speaking about back-to-school & managing school/life balance.

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Getting Started: Careers in Caring

College Times Article; Phoenix, AZ

Nonprofit organizations are responsible for 325,000 jobs in Arizona, directly employing more than 167,000 paid staff as well as an additional estimated 158,000 (likely more) indirect jobs through their presence and operations. It takes someone special to dedicate their career to this sector – someone inspired. Heather Genovese, VP of Crisis & Opioid Services, and other Valley nonprofit executives share how they started their "Careers in Caring."

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Fight 4 Recovery AZ - Shout Out Video

Fight 4 Recovery AZ YouTube Video; Bullhead City, AZ

Special thanks to DJ Vinsant for his Shout Out to our Marina Pointe location in Bullhead City as well as to the courts, judges, police department, and others who have helped in his recovery!

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Family Stress Management: The Key to a Successful School Year

North Phoenix Family Article; Phoenix, AZ

The new-school-year thrills and captivates both children and parents alike. The kids are equipped with new backpacks, sharpened pencils, fresh notebooks and the anticipation of what the year will bring. And for parents, well, a moment of silence is more valuable than gold. However, once the excitement fades, the routine can eventually lead to stress.

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Dr. Bob Bohanske Earns Award for Advocacy

AZ Big Media Article; Phoenix, AZ

Dr. Bob Bohanske, SB&H Chief of Clinical Services/Clinical Training, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Karl F. Heiser APA Presidential Award for Advocacy. Presented by the American Psychological Association, the Karl F. Heiser Award honors those psychologists who have given voluntarily of their time to define the discipline of psychology statutorily by state and federal laws and regulations through advocacy.

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