Entries by David Blutstein


Sally Anne Schneider Discusses Substance Abuse with K5News

Earlier this week, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital CEO Sally Anne Schneider, as well as Director of Clinical Services Dr. Stacey Shaw sat down with K5News to discuss a range of topics related to women and alcohol, trauma, associated mental health issues and available treatment. This stems from a recent study published by the Institute for […]

Sally Anne Schneider Announced as new CEO of Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital Names New CEO Marysville, WA — September 28, 2018 — Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital has named Sally Anne Schneider the new Chief Executive Officer.  Ms. Schneider comes to Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital as a seasoned healthcare executive with extensive experience in hospital management and clinical services.  She was most recently CEO […]

September: Suicide Awareness Month

September is nationally recognized as Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month. This month is a chance for people to reflect, pay attention, and raise awareness of this important, and tragic epidemic. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, with approximately 45,000 Americans committing suicide each year, which is a staggering 123 […]

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Medal of Honor Recipient Visits Troops at Alaskan Military Bases

Medal of Honor recipient Master Sgt. Leroy Petry visited soldiers at Eielson Air Force Base and Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, Alaska. Petry is the official ambassador and quality control advocate for the Extra Mile Military Care program at Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital, located in Marysville, WA. Petry is currently advocating for mental health services that […]

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Medal of Honor Recipient Leroy Petry Discusses Mental Health Treatment for Military

Retired Master Sergeant Leroy Petry, who was awarded the Medal of Honor in 2011, visited Fairbanks, Alaska on July 25th and 26th. Petry, the official ambassador and quality control advocate for the Extra Mile Military Care program at Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital (Marysville, WA), toured both Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base during his […]

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Extra Mile Military Care for military, veterans and families opens in Washington State

SMOKEY POINT — People have traveled from as far as Okinawa, Japan to receive care here in Snohomish County. The Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital now has a unit specializing in mental health care for those in the military. There’s no other program like it in the state. The Extra Mile Military Care center opened in February, and earlier this […]

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Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital Dedicates Treatment Unit to Medal of Honor Recipient on D-Day

Marysville, WA –  June 6, 2018 – Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital dedicated the first in-patient care and treatment program for Active Duty Military, Guard, Reserves, our honored Veterans, and family members in Washington State. Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital in Marysville, Washington, is committed to advancing the Gold standard of behavioral health and substance abuse treatment.  […]

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Women’s Connection Services Opens at Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital

Women’s Services at Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is now open and accepting referrals for adults, ages 18 and older. Women’s services is available in the Adult Mental Health Program located in Marysville, WA, north of Seattle. Women’s services are for patients experiencing thoughts of  Depression, Postpartum depression, Depression during pregnancy, Suicidal thoughts, Homicidal thoughts, Bipolar […]

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Extra Mile Military Care Now Open

Feb. 19, 2018 – Marysville, Wash. – Extra Mile Military Care opened at Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital today. The program is designed for inpatient care and treatment for active duty, guard & reserve service members. The evidence-based clinical program is specially designed for combat induced PTSD or pre-existing PTSD aggravated by military service, alcohol dependency, […]