The State of the Center: WMH in 2017

Lisa SchumacherArticles


by Juergen Korbanka, PhD Executive Director For many, the New Year marks a milestone leading to reflection of past accomplishments and New Year’s resolutions. Likewise, Wasatch Mental Health can reflect on a successful 2016 and makes plans for a successful 2017.. For the 13th consecutive year, we experienced an increase in the number of clients served. Our team of dedicated … Read More

Christmas at Wasatch Mental Health

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It’s Christmas time and that means that the WMH staff are helping Santa by providing Christmas gifts to over 240 adult clients who likely would not be getting gifts otherwise.  Over the past few years, it has been exciting to see increasing community and support for our Sub for Santa program! This program grows a bit every year and wouldn’t be … Read More

Know the 5 Signs of Emotional Suffering

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“America is at a crossroads when it comes to how our society addresses mental health. We know that one in five of our citizens has a diagnosable mental health condition, and that more Americans are expected to die this year by suicide than in car accidents. While many of us are comfortable acknowledging publicly our physical suffering, for which we … Read More

Grandfamilies share the love generation to generation (Daily Herald Article)

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Laura and Blain Oberg were eyeballing their future retirement and planning on finally spending lots of free time together. However, in a matter of days their future changed completely. Now it includes three very small children and a second lifetime of parenting. What helped them get through it was a program through Wasatch Mental Health called Grandfamilies…(click to read the … Read More

Sgt. Mark Crosby named Police Officer of the Year!

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Mark Crosby

Sgt. Mark Crosby (right) is named 2016 Police Officer of the Year. He is pictured here with Randy Huntington at our Wasatch Wellness Run and Family Fun Fair. (Daily Herald, 10/20/16) The Exchange Club of Utah Valley named Provo City Police Officer Sgt. Mark Crosby as the 2016 Police Officer of the Year Wednesday. Crosby started his law enforcement career … Read More

Fitness Tracking

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Meet a friend, go to a meeting, or just head out to the supermarket and you will likely see people wearing all sorts of fitness monitors on their wrist. Most tell you how many steps you have taken, and others tell you your heart rate and how well you slept the previous night. Some can even measure your stress! There … Read More

National Depression Screening Day

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When Depression Gives You Physical Symptoms Depression probably makes you think of symptoms such as feeling sad and anxious. While those are common symptoms, it’s important to remember that depression can cause physical symptoms, too. People sometimes spend a lot of time researching the causes of their symptoms, only to find no physical source and instead learn that their depression … Read More