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<span>Addiction Disorder:</span> Is Substance Abuse a Mental Disorder

Addiction Disorder: Is Substance Abuse a Mental Disorder

Posted on: March 13, 2020 | Dr. Todd Thatcher, DO, CMO

Words matter. In the discussion of what it means to be addicted to substances, the way it is described and defined has huge implications for the way addiction is treated. Socie...

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<span>Families In Crisis:</span> How Parental Substance Abuse And Mental Health Impacts Kids

Families In Crisis: How Parental Substance Abuse And Mental Health Impacts Kids

Posted on: February 12, 2020 | Dr. Todd Thatcher, DO, CMO

It’s no secret that addiction ruins lives. The impact of addiction reverberates in every part of society, across cultures, socioeconomic levels, and age groups. When parents ...

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<span>Learning How to Control Your Anger:</span> The Benefits of Going to Anger Management

Learning How to Control Your Anger: The Benefits of Going to Anger Management

Posted on: December 23, 2019 | Dr. Todd Thatcher, DO, CMO

Anger is a normal human emotion and can be an appropriate reaction to many common events. In most cases, it is considered a healthy response to a difficult situation as long as it ...

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The Elderly and Addiction

The Elderly and Addiction

Posted on: December 12, 2019 | Dr. Todd Thatcher, DO, CMO

Drug and alcohol addiction is most common in young adults between the ages of 18 and 25. However, addiction can occur at any age and is becoming more and more prevalent among t...

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A Nationwide Event Helps Combat Salt Lake City Homelessness

A Nationwide Event Helps Combat Salt Lake City Homelessness

Posted on: November 21, 2019 | Julie Rael

If you are one of the many people concerned about the growing seriousness of the Salt Lake City homeless situation, National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week presents an ...

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: It’s Time to Speak Up

Domestic Violence Awareness Month: It’s Time to Speak Up

Posted on: October 16, 2019 | Julie Rael

Since 1981, October has been recognized nationally as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During this time, the focus is on educating and raising awareness of the ongoing epidem...

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Mental Health in Prisons: How Alternatives to Incarceration Programs are Making an Impact

Mental Health in Prisons: How Alternatives to Incarceration Programs are Making an Impact

Posted on: September 23, 2019 | Julie Rael

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness in a given year. That is 46.6 million people. Of those ...

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