(FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Dec. 14, 2017) – Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) is pleased to announce that Lauren Lauder has been promoted to senior vice president of Northern Arizona. In her new role, Lauder will be responsible for overseeing operations for Coconino, Mohave and Yavapai Counties, developing new and innovative programs that enhance SB&H delivery of integrated care and continuing to foster a healthy employment environment while providing care that meets community members’ needs.
“During her time with SB&H, Lauren has been extremely successful in growing operations and developing a continuum of care that best serves the Northern Arizona community. Her promotion to senior vice president of Northern Arizona was a natural fit and a testament to the amazing work she has done thus far” said Jeff Jorde, SB&H president and CEO.
Lauder earned her bachelor’s degree from Northern Arizona University and her master’s in social work from New Mexico Highlands University. Prior to this promotion, Lauder served as the vice president of Northern Arizona at SB&H.
Lauder also serves on the board of directors for the AZCouncil, is on the steering committee for Front Door, is on the executive committee for the Coconino County Continuum of Care and is co-chair of the Closing the Gap committee.
A Phoenix native, Lauder currently resides in Flagstaff.
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 is a leader in development and delivery of services in the areas of housing, residential care, prevention services, outpatient services to children, incarcerated persons and dually diagnosed adults (SMI/SA). An innovative leader in behavioral health, services are client directed-outcome informed, evidence-based and include treatment of co-occurring disorders, the FAST model in prevention services, the Arizona Treatment Initiative for children and families, and the Recovery Model for persons with serious mental illness. For more information on SB&H, please visit www.sbhservices.org.