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Wasatch Crest’s Origin Story: How Two Ultra Runners Embraced Addiction Recovery and Founded an Addiction Treatment Center

Wasatch Crest founder and CEO, Jim Huffman and executive director, Rich McDonald, CMHC, share how they became friends through trail running, embraced addiction recovery, and began Wasatch Crest as an addiction treatment center in Heber City, Utah. To learn more about our addiction treatment programs in Heber City, Utah, reach out. Video Transcript Jim: Hi, my …

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What To Expect on the Journey To Lasting Addiction Recovery

As a person transitions out of addiction treatment and begins their new life in sobriety, they may feel excited, nervous, and unsure, along with many other emotions that coincide with healing, hard work, and new experiences. While they’ll inevitably face obstacles, they’ll also gain a sense of fulfillment and purpose as they strive towards enduring …

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What’s Wasatch Crest Reading? Our Favorite Books on Addiction, Recovery, and Mental Wellness

Our team members shared the reads that have deepened their understanding of addiction and inspired their recovery journeys. You can explore their selected titles below and maybe even add a couple to your reading list.  A Million Little Pieces  by James Frey “At the age of 23, James Frey woke up on a plane to …

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Sleep and Addiction Recovery: Why Quality Sleep is Integral to Holistic Healing

As crucial to well-being as diet and exercise, sleep is also integral to addiction recovery. Sleep allows the body to heal from substance abuse, while also providing the clarity and energy necessary for resiliency.   THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SLEEP AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE Those who struggle to sleep may be at an increased risk for substance abuse. …

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Maintaining Mental Health in Recovery: Self-Care Practices to Nourish Your Mental Well-Being

Depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns have been linked to substance abuse. When individuals’ mental health deteriorates, they may be more at risk for substance use as a way to self-medicate their symptoms. For individuals in recovery, caring for mental health is vital to sobriety. Self-care, the act of embracing enjoyable experiences to promote …

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Life After Rehab

The prospect of getting out of rehab can be an exciting thought – but it can also make you feel overwhelmed and afraid. How will you adjust to “life on the outside” without constant, professional support? What happens when you have to face a traumatic event or even day-to-day challenges? Here are some things to keep …

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Move More: How Physical Activity Can Strengthen Addiction Recovery

Research shows that for those in recovery from substance use disorder (SUD), physical exercise increases abstinence rates, eases withdrawal symptoms, and reduces anxiety and depression. In other words, by participating in enjoyable movement activities, you can improve your mental and physical health while furthering your recovery. You may even discover your new favorite pastime.  WAYS …

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Spring Break Sober

The Dangers of Spring Break Binge Drinking With the season of spring break upon us, it can be beneficial to reflect on what it means to abuse substances, especially as it relates to alcohol, a drug that society largely regards with ambivalence. Although harmful to mental and physical health, binge drinking is a behavior that …

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Why You Should Unplug From Technology to Recharge Your Recovery

TECHNOLOGY AND MENTAL HEALTH According to the Pew Research Center, about 30% of U.S. adults report being ‘almost constantly’ online. Excessive screen time can contribute to social withdrawal, disrupt sleep patterns, and encourage physical inactivity, all of which can impact a person’s overall mindstate and be harmful to addiction recovery. In fact, according to the …

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