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    5 physical activities to help reduce anxiety and stress in Utah

    As Utah announces a new COVID-19 state of emergency declaration, many are beginning to feel more anxiety and stress due to the pandemic. According to a survey presented by the CDC, 40.9% of respondents have reported at least one adverse mental or behavioral health condition, including symptoms of anxiety disorder or depressive disorder related to […]
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    Utah outdoor activities to relieve stress and anxiety

    As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues, many are feeling its effects as stress and anxiety begins to build. Social distancing, at its core, can cause people to feel isolated and disconnected from family members, coworkers, and friends. While it is necessary to practice safe public health options, doing so may negatively impact our […]
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    How the six steps of behavior change play a role in the road to recovery

    For many who struggle with addiction, replacing negative habits with positive ones is the first step towards positive behavior change. By using the Transtheoretical model developed by James Prochaska and Carlo DiClement in the late 1970s, Dr. Matt Woolley, a licensed Clinical psychologist at the University of Utah, is gaining a better understanding of addiction […]
  • journey to sobriety

    Idaho author and business owner recounts his journey to sobriety

    A Utah native author and Idaho-based business owner is opening up about overcoming addiction and his journey to sobriety. Jason Coombs, owner of Brick House Recovery in Idaho and author of Unhooked: How to Help an Addicted Loved One Recover joined the Project Recovery podcast to talk about his substance abuse and how it took […]
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    How one man went from eleven years of sobriety to becoming an addict again

    On the outside looking in, Keith Meyer had everything he could have wanted in life. He was a husband to a successful wife and a father of three kids. He owned his own marketing consulting company and it had proven to be very successful. But on the inside, Keith was struggling after experiencing eleven years […]
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    Utah actor and producer on addiction recovery

    Thirteen years have passed since Utah actor and producer, Michael Birkeland, hit his “rock bottom” and now he’s using his past to help others start their own road to recovery. He recently joined the Project Recovery podcast to tell his story of substance abuse and how he was able to curb his addiction. From actor […]
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    Utah Life Coach uses past addiction as motivation to help others

    SALT LAKE CITY — Overcoming addiction can still bring a lot of pain and anguish while on the road to recovery but one Life Coach in Utah is hoping to change that. Utah native, Rob Eastman, the owner of Eastman Fitness is using his past experiences with addiction as a motivational tool to help others […]
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    Ogden gym creates unique recovery program for recovering addicts

    A recovery program in Ogden is attempting to redefine the way communities look at addiction recovery. Frank Jameson, a Life Coach for School of Addiction Recovery (SOAR), joined the Project Recovery podcast to explain the steps the non-profit organization is taking to change addiction recovery. From addict to Life Coach Frank’s day starts completely different […]
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    Utah non-profit changing the way we look at addiction recovery

    Many who struggle with a substance use disorder find it hard to reach out to someone who can understand their struggle. One Utah non-profit organization is hoping to break that stigma and change the way we look at addiction recovery through unity. Evan Fields, a Peer Recovery Coach for Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness […]
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    Where to turn in a time of crisis for someone struggling with addiction

    For those who are struggling with a substance abuse disorder, many current events can truly lead to a time of crisis with potentially deadly outcomes. Dr. Matt Woolley, a clinical psychologist, recently spoke on the Project Recovery podcast to offer helpful ways to try and combat addiction in a pandemic. Video chats with a licensed […]