The State of the Center: WMH in 2020

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2020 promises to be an exciting year for behavioral healthcare in Utah. Medicaid Expansion provides access to much needed healthcare for many Utahns. While enrollment started in April 2019, it is anticipated that by the end of the calendar year the number of Medicaid Expansion enrollees will double! This will necessitate service expansion and the implementation of new program and … Read More

No Fear-No Vember Part IV (a story) CONCLUSION

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No Fear-No Vember Part IV

So, it’s as simple as that guys, do not fear and open your mouths and be a voice to help not only men, but also women, to help start breaking down the stigma that’s been hanging around far too long. a staff member I’ve shared only a handful of numerous stories and examples of how mental illness can effect individuals … Read More

No Fear-No vember Part III (a story)

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“I’ll tell you this, men out there who may read this: “Man, life will be made a heck of a lot better if you’d get the help you need and stop the insanity of suffering needlessly.”   a staff member Let’s talk about the grocery store, the place I’ve likely broken world record swearing records. I’ve explained to people when talking … Read More

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