Arizona State Hospital

/Tag:Arizona State Hospital

Social workers connect Arizona State Hospital patients with community

By | December 6th, 2022|General|

The Arizona State Hospital (ASH) connects patients with more than highly trained professionals dedicated to providing quality care. It provides a bridge to the community that helps patients continue their wellness journey after they're discharged from the hospital. That's where psychiatric social workers like Gabriela Reyes come in. Reyes and other social workers not only [...]

Comments Off on Social workers connect Arizona State Hospital patients with community

At the Arizona State Hospital, a therapist’s music helps with healing

By | October 20th, 2022|Behavioral Health, General|

When Mario Enciso moved to Arizona from San Diego in 2011, he could not have known that he'd see his future each day as he drove between his downtown Phoenix apartment and his master's level classes in music therapy at Arizona State University.  "I chose to live downtown because it was central," he said. "On [...]

Comments Off on At the Arizona State Hospital, a therapist’s music helps with healing

Get to know people who make ADHS a great place to work and a great place in general

By | October 11th, 2022|General|

As a scientist in the Arizona State Public Health Laboratory, Sarah Brown found a calling she found more fulfilling than a private sector career. She and others in the ADHS chemical emergency response program are trained to deliver critical intelligence to medical providers and political decision-makers in the event of terrorism.  "Hospitals need to know [...]

Comments Off on Get to know people who make ADHS a great place to work and a great place in general

Psychology director came to Arizona State Hospital for experience and stayed

By | August 22nd, 2022|General|

Dr. Kimi Cohen came to the Arizona State Hospital (ASH) in the mid-1990s to make sure her doctoral education in clinical psychology was well-rounded. After training in a community mental health center, an outpatient therapy clinic, and a family therapy clinic, she wanted to experience work in a psychiatric hospital. Twenty-six years later, she not [...]

Comments Off on Psychology director came to Arizona State Hospital for experience and stayed

National Public Health Week: Arizona State Hospital provides highest level of behavioral health care

By | April 6th, 2022|General|

For more than two years, Arizonans have associated ADHS most with the state’s COVID-19 response. That makes perfect sense, as the global pandemic has required an all-hands-on-deck approach.  While that commitment is unchanged, we’d like to take time over the coming months, and starting with National Public Health Week, to highlight other things ADHS does [...]

Comments Off on National Public Health Week: Arizona State Hospital provides highest level of behavioral health care

ADHS is Developing a Center for Psychiatric Excellence

By | April 12th, 2018|Behavioral Health|

Earlier this year, we took a huge first step in our efforts to transform the Arizona State Hospital (ASH) into a Center for Psychiatric Excellence by releasing a Request for Proposals (RFP), soliciting outside organizations interested in leasing space on the campus. The Center for Psychiatric Excellence will provide state of the art, comprehensive behavioral [...]

Comments Off on ADHS is Developing a Center for Psychiatric Excellence

Annual Report Highlights Advances in Making Arizona the Healthiest State in the Nation

By | April 6th, 2018|General|

This week we celebrated National Public Health Week, highlighting the great work and accomplishments of the Arizona Department of Health Services and our public health and healthcare partners from across the state. We are concluding this week with the release of our Annual Report to highlight many of the great projects and programs our teams accomplished over the last fiscal year, [...]

Comments Off on Annual Report Highlights Advances in Making Arizona the Healthiest State in the Nation

Take Steps to Improve Your Overall Health with Nutritious Meals and Active Living

By | March 21st, 2017|Prevention|

During National Nutrition Month 2017, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics urges all of us to start small—one forkful at a time. Rather than focusing on just one specific food or meal, remember to balance what you eat and drink with your individual energy needs. Overall well-being includes enjoyable eating, active living, and healthy lifestyle [...]

Comments Off on Take Steps to Improve Your Overall Health with Nutritious Meals and Active Living

First Group of Interns Now Participating in Training Program at the Arizona State Hospital

By | March 13th, 2017|Behavioral Health|

The first group of four behavioral health technician interns from Glendale Community College started their training at the Arizona State Hospital in mid-February. The Arizona State Hospital is the only psychiatric inpatient facility being utilized by Glendale Community College for this internship, which will help us recruit new staff to the facility. Behavioral health technician [...]

Comments Off on First Group of Interns Now Participating in Training Program at the Arizona State Hospital

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Provide Much-Needed Service to Our Communities

By | March 8th, 2017|Prevention|

Today we’re celebrating the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day. The day honors the contributions and expertise of Registered Dietitian Nutritionists as food and nutrition experts. We have more than 20 Registered Dietitian Nutritionists working on our team to help us achieving our mission to improve health and wellness for all [...]

Comments Off on Registered Dietitian Nutritionists Provide Much-Needed Service to Our Communities