All posts tagged "mental health"

  • Difficult Discussions

    Woman’s suicide highlights staggering statistics in a state where lawmakers are hot and cold on suicide prevention    JACKSON HOLE, WY – Being around Rachel Rafferty was life-giving. “She would always bring a huge sense of energy,”...

    • Posted May 9, 2018
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  • Beyond the Physical

    A new campaign is creating public art with a mental health mission JACKSON HOLE, WY – During the month of May, expect to see faces painted in business windows, on coasters, bookmarks and walls. The faces belong...

    • Posted April 12, 2018
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  • Cosmic Cafe: On A Lighter Note

    Question: What is the simplest, cost-free, in your control and proven way to upgrade your mood, improve your health and uplift others? Answer: Smiling. We all know that when we are happy, it is natural to smile...

    • Posted January 24, 2018
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  • Cosmic Cafe: A Cherokee Teaching for Our Times

    This is one of my favorite wisdom teachings because the universal truth is so simply and beautifully shared. Whether or not you are familiar with this ever-so-relevant Native American wisdom, it is always worth revisiting and taking...

    • Posted December 6, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Stable Feelings

    A psychedelic club drug has found its way into depression treatment. But for at least one woman, ketamine is better left on the dance floor.   JACKSON HOLE, WY – When we arrived at the University of...

    • Posted August 16, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Cowboys in Crisis

    The good, the bad and the ugly of mental health care in a small Western town. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “Welcome to the Wild West of mental health care.” That’s how Stephanie,* a 40-something professional and Jackson...

    • Posted June 7, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ 2: Support Sieve

    While the state slashes funding, mental health services are more in demand than ever in Teton County. JACKSON HOLE, WY – How to look ahead when forced to cut back? That’s the question county mental health service...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • NATURAL MEDICINE: Food moods

    What you eat may affect your emotions Jackson Hole, Wyoming – My patient Laura called me from Laramie this week and thanked me for the diagnosis and treatment program I developed with her five years ago. She...

    • Posted July 21, 2015
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  • COSMIC CAFE: Why does forgiveness matter?

    Q: Why does forgiveness matter? “If you devote your life to seeking revenge, first dig two graves.” — Confucius Thousands of studies on the art and science of forgiveness from major American universities show that holding onto hurt...

    • Posted June 9, 2015
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