Entries by SPBH Team

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February: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. As experts in providing specialized mental health treatment, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital is prepared to take on the challenging task of treating victims of teen dating violence at their facility and through community outreach.

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Mental Health Awareness: A Guide for 2019

October was recognized as Mental Health Awareness month, but while that has passed us by, the discussion shouldn’t be limited to a single time of the year. It is more important than ever to address this delicate subject and oft-misunderstood mental illness in the light of the Thousand Oaks Shooting, and other prevalent tragedies like […]

Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital Welcomes New Director of Business Development and Admissions

MARYSVILLE, Wash. – (2019) – Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital announces Julian Thompson as the new Director of Business Development and Admissions. Thompson is joining the hospital from his previous position at Amerigroup in Seattle as the Clinical Director of Behavioral Health. After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Salem State College, Thompson dedicated […]

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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 […]

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 […]

The Warning Signs of Suicide: How to Recognize When a Loved One Needs Help

September is nationally recognized as Suicide Prevention & Awareness Month. Because of this, Smokey Point Behavioral Hospital has made it our goal to become a leader & ally to those who are experiencing suicidal thoughts and emotions. First off, if you or a loved one is feeling suicidal, or are showing severe signs of depression […]

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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 […]