News & Media

Sierra Tucson strives to be a renowned leader in clinical excellence and compassionate care. Below are just a few snippets of local, state and national-level mentions and interviews in the news media. Our goal is to help break the stigma that surrounds addiction and mental illness, and promote the importance of mental wellness


September 16, 2016 – “Trauma and Recovery: The Biology of Trauma and Nervous System Injury”
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February 10, 2016 – “Early Childhood Trauma and Subsequent Addiction”
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“No path to recovery is a straight line. But when you’re ready it leads you to Sierra Tucson.”
Look for Sierra Tucson’s ads nationally on HGTV and Bloomberg and select markets on ABC.
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CDC: Stop Prescribing Painkillers for Chronic Pain.
Click here to view Phoenix KNUG9 news segment


Out of the Darkness:  A Different Approach to Depression Treatment  By Michelle Chacon, RN, Certified TMS Clinical Operator, Sierra Tucson Click here.

Genovese Appointment Furthers Synergistic Relationship between University and Sierra Tucson, Opening Doors for Medical Students & Psychiatry Residents – Click here.

Healing in the Desert; Resilience Regiment speaks with Sierra Tucson – Click here.

“Saving the Lives of Those Who Protect Us – #1stresponders, Medication and its Impacts…”  Click here.


Sierra Tucson Alumnus Adam Sud talks about the key to making lifestyle changes. Listen to his remarkable story of addiction and recovery;

04/30/15: Laura Fetherston, Intake Coordinator and alumni at Sierra Tucson, talks about how Sierra Tucson helped her overcome addiction.Watch Interview Now!

8/22/16:  Sierra Tucson Is ‘On the Air’ with That Sober Guy Radio
Chief Medical Officer Michael Genovese, MD, JD, and Chief Marketing Officer Lisa Jane Vargas sit down with radio host Shane Ramer to discuss the 32-plus years of treatment Sierra Tucson has provided to individuals and families struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders.Click here to listen.

Press Releases

Below are links to media coverage of articles and press releases that Sierra Tucson has contributed to local, national, and international websites.

9/20/16:Sierra Tucson is a Recipient of the 2016 Organizational Achievement Award by NAADAC

3/16/16:Sierra Tucson Provides Hope to Depression Sufferers Through Innovative TMS Therapy

02/16/16: Sierra Tucson Welcomes West Coast Alumni Coordinator

01/27/16: Sierra Tucson Partners with Supermodel EMME for #BodyBeaUtiful Campaign

12/22/15: Sierra Tucson Appoints New Director of Nursing

12/22/15:Sierra Tucson Announces the Appointment of a New Chief Operations Officer

12/22/15:Sierra Tucson Announces New Director of Eating Recovery Program

12/01/15: Sierra Tucson Hosts 6th Annual Gratitude for Giving Celebration in Ft. Lauderdale

11/30/15: Sierra Tucson Hosts 8th Gratitude for Giving Celebration in Phoenix

11/18/15:  Sierra Tucson Celebrates Professionals at Annual Dallas-Fort Worth Event

11/9/15:  Sierra Tucson launches New Continuing Care Program

10/29/15:  Sierra Tucson CCO to Present at Young Adult Conference: Failure to Launch

10/20/15: @SupermodelEmme to Feature Clips of #BodyBeaUtiful at Women & Fashion FilmFest

8/12/15:Meet the Staff

7/30/15: @SupermodelEmme To Be LIVE Tweeting

05/05/15:Remembering Lynn Grefe, Late CEO of NEDA

04/15/15:Sierra Tucson Announces New Executive Director, Bill Anderson

03/26/15:Integrative Treatment to Complex Patients

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