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Southwest Behavioral & Health Services Promotes Edward O’Brien to Vice President of Northern Arizona Operations
By Marissa Baker - Wednesday Sep 01, 2021
Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative leader in behavioral health, today announced that Edward O’Brien has been promoted to Vice President of Northern Arizona Operations. In the new role, O’Brien will oversee all northern Arizona operations, including Mohave, Coconino, Yavapai, and Gila counties.

O’Brien is a licensed associate substance abuse counselor in Arizona and has extensive experience in rural behavioral health program operations and regional management. During his tenure at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, O’Brien has held several leadership roles, including community outreach specialist, senior team lead, housing coordinator, and most recently, interim regional program director for Mohave County and Payson.

“After joining our organization in 2012, Eddy served in progressing management roles in Northern Arizona,” says COO Dominic Miller. “His ability to build relationships and professional integrity make him the perfect fit for this position.”

O’Brien has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Phoenix and a Master of Science in Addiction Counseling from Grand Canyon University.

About Southwest Behavioral & Health Services
Phoenix-based Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides compassionate primary care, substance abuse and mental health services that enhance lives and improve communities. Services 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; lifespan services for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder; and four opioid replacement clinics. Southwest Behavioral & Health Services has locations throughout the greater Phoenix Metro area as well as locations in rural Maricopa, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. For more information about SB&H programs, services and ways to help visit https://www.sbhservices.org/.

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Photo caption: Edward O’Brien is Vice President of Northern Arizona Operations for Southwest Behavioral & Health Services.