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Five Ways to Stay Sober May 27th, 2021

Achieving sobriety is a noteworthy accomplishment; maintaining sobriety takes dedication and perseverance. For as motivating as it feels to overcome an alcohol use disorder, recovery isn’t a foregone conclusion — it’s a lifelong process that setbacks can disrupt. Many people experience alcohol use disorder as a chronic disease that carries...

How to Help a Loved One Get Addiction Treatment Apr 20th, 2021

Drug and alcohol addictions cause havoc in the lives of people who are addicted and in the lives of those who love them. If your loved one is addicted — or if you suspect they may be — how can you help them get the treatment they need? And how...

Wasatch Recovery Treatment Center Announces Grand Opening of New Outpatient Building Apr 16th, 2018

COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS, UT (April 13, 2018) — Wasatch Recovery Treatment Center (WRTC), Salt Lake’s premier substance abuse residential rehabilitation treatment center will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony in honor of the completion and grand opening of a new outpatient building, which will provide additional structured living space for clients attending treatment....

12 Things You Didn’t Know About Addiction Jun 16th, 2017

When heroin went from legal to requiring a doctor's prescription in 1914, desperate users began scavenging junk metal to support their habit - and the term "junkies" was born.  4 out of 5 new heroin users started out misusing prescriptions pain killers. In a recent survey, 94% of respondents said...

Here’s How Creative Arts Can Diminish Stress Aug 22nd, 2016

Article via Psychology Today Everyone gets stressed sometimes. Dealing with disappointments or unforeseen difficulties is a natural part of life that we handle by developing coping mechanisms, like calling a friend after a bad day at work or journaling to consolidate and review a hectic week. But too much stress without adequate...

10 Tips to Stay Mentally Healthy Jun 21st, 2016

Article via Better Healt Channel  Enjoying mental health means having a sense of well-being, being able to function during everyday life and feeling confident to rise to a challenge when the opportunity arises. Just like your physical health, there are actions you can take to increase your mental health. Boost...

Change Your Posture to Change Your Mood Jun 2nd, 2016

Article Via Addiction.com When you think about managing mental health conditions such as bipolar disorder, posture probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But more and more research is showing that how you hold and position your body can have a profound effect on how you feel. While it’s...

Do I Have a Problem With Alcohol? May 4th, 2016

Article via Psychology Today and was written by Amanda MacMillan People often think that you can either handle alcohol or you're an alcoholic. But that kind of black-and-white view of our complicated relationship with alcohol is false. Drinking habits exist on a spectrum, and the majority of people who drink excessively...

Naloxone for Opiate Overdose: How this Medication Can Be Used to Reverse an Opiate Overdose Apr 11th, 2016

INTERMOUNTAIN HEALTHCARE’S DAYSPRING CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY PROGRAM in Partnership with Wasatch Recovery, invites you to learn more about Naloxone and how this medication can be used to reverse an opiate overdose.  PRESENTED BY  Michael Crookston, MD - Psychiatrist at Intermountain Healthcare  Shannon Saldaña, PharmD - Advanced Clinical Psychiatric Pharmacist at Intermountain Healthcare  Thursday, April...

How to Avoid Getting Stuck in the Revolving Door of Rehab Mar 27th, 2016

Article Via Addiction.com Treating addiction is never straightforward and there is neither a cure nor a single treatment that works best for everyone. Some people seeking treatment for addiction end up stuck in a revolving door of going to rehab, relapsing, going back to rehab and cycling through this pattern over and...

Extreme Kayak Compilation Nov 9th, 2015

This extreme kayak compilation shows not only successful runs but also not unsuccessful ones. These athletes face life or death in many of these situations. It has to be a quite a mental feat to nail some of these amazing runs.