Southwest Behavioral & Health Services’ Community Resilience Center Makes Masks for Individuals Who Need Them

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[Photo caption: Southwest Behavioral & Health Services employees wear masks provided by SMI members and staff.]

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(PHOENIX – May 13, 2020) – Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) staff and SMI members of the Community Resilience Center made masks as part of their job development program. The masks were distributed to those who need it.

The Community Resilience Center is a cutting edge resource in holistic treatment for adults experiencing the effects of serious mental illness, substance abuse, and co-morbid disorders. Participants are treated to an individualized custom-tailored program based on personal needs and preferences. All services are delivered from a Recovery Model framework that breaks down barriers and supports success. The goal of the program is to promote resilience and wellness for a healthier mind, body, and lifestyle.  Eligible persons are Title XIX SMI adults.

The Community Resilience Center Day Treatment facilities provide:

  • Counseling (Individual)
  • Resilience Tracks (12-Week Courses)
  • Open Attendance Groups
  • Job Development
  • Health and Wellness
  • Social Recreational Activities

About Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Incorporated in 1974 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services provides services in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. Our Mission: “We inspire people to feel better and reach their potential. Through helping people discover their strengths, we improve our communities.” SB&H offers an array of programs to meet the unique needs of the communities we serve. These include outpatient mental health treatment and psychiatric services including medication monitoring; assistance for persons with addictions; intensive inpatient care for persons in crisis; residential housing, in-home and supported housing services; prevention services, community outreach and school-based counseling; services throughout the lifespan for members with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); and four opioid replacement clinics throughout the state that are working tirelessly to save lives and help alleviate the statewide crisis. More recently, integrated care and value based contracting have been initiated to offer a more flexible and culturally sensitive approach to clients served and resolve the historical challenges of fragmented care. For more information on SB&H, please visit


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