In 2018, "opioid epidemic" has been a trending buzz phrase being used in the news and media not only in the United States, but across the globe. In a world filled with competing news headlines and viral social-issue campaigns, it can sometimes be hard to determine what's relevant, and what's accurate information.
If sifting through a bombardment of information isn't enough, sometimes we can also dismiss the things we hear about or learn, especially if it feels like something that isn't very close to home. We all do this, and it's all too easy. "Oh, that's something that only happens to them", "There are no drugs in my neighborhood, only in... Continue reading →
Arizona Governor Ducey has Issued a Proclamation for Recovery Month
Our hospital is excited and pleased that our state leadership is recognizing the importance of recovery, especially during recovery month. To read the full, official proclamation, please follow this link: https://recoverymonth.gov/proclamations/state-arizona-2018
Ranking Arizona votes Aurora Behavioral Health System #1 Rehabilitation Hospital in Arizona.
TEMPE/GLENDALE, Ariz. – February 15, 2018 – Ranking Arizona announced Aurora Behavioral Health System has been voted the top Behavioral Rehabilitation Facility in Arizona. With this esteemed recognition, Aurora is dedicated to supporting the community with the growing behavioral health needs for both adults and adolescents.
Mental wellness, specifically suicide prevention, and ending the opioid crisis, are part of a national conversation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one fourth of adults in the United... Continue reading →
With today’s constant digital connectivity, it’s easy to see how internet trends and pop culture themes play a large role in the lives of teens. But suicide in teens is one media-driven trend that is crossing lines that never should have been drawn.
Suicide is the second largest cause of death in the 15 to 24 age group, with over 5,000 teen suicides in the year 2014. And, thanks in part to suicidal games like Blue Whale and shows like 13 Reasons Why, those numbers aren’t backing down anytime soon.
Are We Living in a Suicide Culture?
The impacts of social connectedness and digital media consumptions hasn’t... Continue reading →