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    Utahn tells her story of overcoming drug abuse and finding light in the darkness

    After dealing with years of childhood trauma, one Utahn is telling her story of drug abuse and finding light in the darkness. Sarah Brock recently joined the Project Recovery podcast to tell her story of overcoming her drug abuse. Introduction to alcohol at a young age When Sarah was younger, she always knew her family […]
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    Utahn recalls how early childhood trauma led her to years of alcohol abuse

    Alcohol abuse can stem from many different issues that we all face on any given day but for one Utahn — it began after she was sexually abused as a child. Tara Rees joined the Project Recovery podcast to recall how early childhood abuse and trauma created the groundwork for a life-altering alcohol addiction. The […]
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    One Utahn’s journey from addict to CEO of a Utah recovery center

    Many who struggle with substance abuse often find it almost impossible to live a life of sobriety. One Utahn is opening up about his journey from being an addict to becoming the CEO of a prestigious Utah recovery center. Tyson Dixon, CEO of the Renaissance Ranch recovery center in Utah, joined the Project Recovery podcast […]
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    Why your New Year’s resolution might be doing more harm than good

    The new year can be the start of so many new opportunities for Utahns. It’s also the time for New Year’s resolution — for better and worse. Dr. Matt Woolley, a licensed psychologist for the University of Utah, spoke about the unrealistic expectations that come with a New Year’s resolution on the Project Recovery podcast. […]
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    How to use 2020 as an opportunity to make a positive change in your life

    2020 brought so many ups and downs but it also gave us the opportunity to make a positive change. Dr. Matt Woolley, a Clinical psychologist for the University of Utah and cohost of the ‘Project Recovery’ podcast, recently spoke about the importance of using the impact of the pandemic as motivation to change for the […]
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    How writing a gratitude letter can help us get closer to the ones we love

    The holiday season is in full swing and many turn to gratitude to help overcome the stress and anxiety that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought. Dr. Matt Woolley, a Clinical psychologist for the University of Utah and cohost of the ‘Project Recovery’ podcast, recently spoke about gratitude and how we can use it to get […]
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    Can playing video games be good for your mental health?

    LONDON (AP) — Time spent playing video games can be good for mental health, according to a new study by researchers at Oxford University. The finding comes as video game sales this year have boomed as more people are stuck at home because of the pandemic and many countries have once again imposed limits on public life. […]
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    Five ways to help cope with holiday stress during a pandemic

    The pandemic has taken its toll on many throughout the state as cases in Utah continue to hit record levels. Whether it’s exhaustion, finances, or just not being able to be with our friends and family in person, many might start to experience a new type of holiday stress. Luckily, there are ways to help […]
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    Utahn recalls chasing his dream as a professional soccer player — until addiction took over

    A Utahn who found success in collegiate soccer is coming out after addiction took over his life and almost cost him everything — including his dream of being a professional soccer player. Cord Stimpson joined the Project Recovery podcast to talk about the dangers of opioids, drug abuse, and how easy it was for his […]
  • Study: Teens who spend more time in extracurricular activities, less on screens, have better mental health

    ATLANTA (CNN) — If you’re worried about your kids’ mental health, particularly because of the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing mandates, less screen time and more extracurricular activities will help, says a new study. Adolescents — especially girls — who spend more time in extracurricular activities and less than two hours of screen time after school have […]