John Sheehan has a lot of work to do.

As the new president and chief executive officer at Mind Springs Health, the 52-year-old Grand Junction transplant is on a mission to rebuild the troubled provider of mental health services.

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New CEO John Sheehan of Mind Springs Health, 515 28¾ Road, wants to continue his efforts to change people’s minds about the stigmas of mental health versus physical health, saying the two are synonymous, but not everyone is fully on board with that concept.

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John Sheehan, president and chief executive officer of Mind Springs Health, confirmed that two former employees, Dr. Frank James and Nurse Practitioner Chelsea Arata, were fired this month for their own alleged actions.