No Fear-No Vember Part II (a story)

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No Fear-No Vember Part II

-a staff member My first post was very much a simplified and general overview. Basically, it was just to state that I’ve struggled with moderate to debilitating levels of anxiety for most of my life. What hasn’t been shared are the examples, and I literally have hundreds, of how I have suffered with anxiety. As a professional mental health clinician, … Read More

No Fear-No Vember (a story)

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No Fear-No Vember (a story)

“The major point of this first message is, please do not allow yourself to suffer in silence. Even if you are the mocho-est man on earth, but suffering, seek out help, that’s strength and power.” -a staff member Well, I’ll just start with the beginnings, and I’m including some personal stuff that’s not a big deal to me because it’s … Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day 2019

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September 10, 2019 is World Suicide Prevention Day and Wasatch Mental Health is asking everyone to Take 5 to Save Lives! Take 5 to Save Lives is a public awareness campaign run by the National Council for Suicide Prevention in support of World Suicide Prevention Day. The goal of the campaign is to encourage everyone to take 5 simple actions … Read More

Is your child stressed out?

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Mental Health America- Back to School Toolkit 2019 If you have worked with your child or teen to help them manage their stress, but they still seem to be having problems, they may be experiencing the early signs of a mental health condition such as depression or anxiety. Take our Parent Screening Tool- an online, free, confidential tool to see … Read More

Help our children feel loved

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The Caring Community Coalition (in Heber) developed this flyer to post around town to highlight the importance of strong families and mental health. Please feel free to share it. Click here to print this flyer. The Caring Community Coalition unites key leaders and community members in an effort to provide opportunities, increase knowledge, and effect positive change in our community. … Read More

Do you Focus on #4Mind4Body?

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Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and well-being, and mental illnesses are common and treatable. So much of what we do physically impacts us mentally – it’s important to pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health, which can help you achieve overall wellness and set you on a path to recovery. Did you know … Read More

Medicaid Expansion and WMH

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Starting April 1, 2019, more adults living in Utah will have access to Medicaid. Medicaid is quality, low-cost health coverage for individuals who qualify. Even if you have been denied coverage in the past, you may be eligible now. Think you might be eligible? You can begin submitting applications for coverage on April 1, 2019. Starting April 1, You can … Read More

Local Police Departments Joining Mental Health Initiative

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SPANISH FORK – Local police departments are joining a campaign they say will help them better handle an issue they face every day; mental health. “There was an individual that had taken some blankets and towels and was wrapping them around mailboxes and different things and was talking to himself loudly,” said Lt. Brandon Anderson of the Spanish Fork Police … Read More

The State of the Center: WMH in 2019

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The new year presents many new opportunities for our Wasatch Mental Health Community. Prior to taking a look at what lies ahead, let’s celebrate the many accomplishments of 2018! This last year, we completed a 24,000 sq. ft. State-of-the-art office building in Payson, Utah. Our South County clinic, formerly located in Spanish Fork, has been relocated to the new location. … Read More

Sub for Santa Program 2018

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The So. Provo building turned into Santa’s Workshop as our Sub for Santa program got going full swing last month. We partner with United Way and together we provide Christmas presents to adult clients with mental illness who would likely not be receiving anything over the holidays without the program. Thanks to Jennie Reese (Mrs. Claus) for coordinating the program … Read More