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The Thaw Is Here, Time to Get Out Into Nature

The Thaw Is Here, Time to Get Out Into Nature

Paige Zuckerman, Clinical Director It might strike as a tedious ol’ notion that being in nature is abundantly healthy. It’s especially eye-roll inducing for folks who identify as introverts, have ability limitations or anxiety and depression issues, amongst other...

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When Everything Seems to Fall Apart

When Everything Seems to Fall Apart

At the very moment of writing this, I’m in a small downtown apartment, lived in since December when major and necessary personal losses occurred. Just 2.5 hours ago the largest earthquake to occur in Utah since 1992 jostled my city while I was making my morning coffee...

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Let’s Not Leave Loneliness Alone

Let’s Not Leave Loneliness Alone

This month some of us may elect to observe the ever-contentious Hallmark holiday of Valentines. Still others may opt out for social, personal, historical or political reasons… or all of the above. Whatever your stance on the commodification of romantic love, there is...

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2020: Be Curious

2020: Be Curious

It’s a new decade, a new year, and a time that can feel daunting for many reasons. Maybe you’re reflecting back on 2019 with a few grunts and squirms. Maybe the past year (or decade) has been predominantly kind…maybe they’ve been a balance of struggle and success. New...

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The Power of Your Why

The Power of Your Why

There’s a lot of chatter lately about ‘finding your why’ in the world of business. Catchphrase aside, this idea is not only applicable for entrepreneurs and Fortune-500 CEO’s.  In mental health and addiction recovery, asking ourselves ‘why?’ is both challenging and...

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What is “IOP” anyway?

What is “IOP” anyway?

How intensive outpatient programming offers a different path of addiction treatment by ​Paige Zuckerman, Red Willow Clinical Director​ / November 2019Addiction is a disease of potential devastation, and one of the most common and increasing health crises worldwide....

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Why Does Mental Health Care Cost So Much?

Why Does Mental Health Care Cost So Much?

In the past, health insurance coverage of treatment for mental illness was much different than coverage for physical conditions. Mental health care coverage had its own structure when it came to cost-sharing, was much more restrictive, had different pre-authorizations...

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