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Exciting News with Select Health

Dr. Jen Tolman Avalon Hills is delighted to announce we are now an In-Network Provider with Select Health. We know this exciting change will allow many local patients from Utah and Idaho to access additional residential ...

Letter to Those Struggling: HoldOnPainEnds

We are featuring another guest blog spot from a soulful former patient, Courtney. We are so grateful for her tenacity and commitment to her recovery. Also, that she is able to so eloquently articulate the struggles and speak to us ...

Body Image Flexibility

By Alexandra RevelesDoctoral Clinical Assistant (Body A-C-C-E-P-T-A-N-C-E is possible) In my previous blog post I shared with you a little bit about the body image work that we do here at Avalon Hills. I’m excited to share some ...

A Time to Learn and Reflect

Mike HindsTherapist Twice a year Avalon Hills invites parents and partners of our adult patients to spend a week with their loved ones at our Family Week event held on the campus of Utah State University. While it takes commitment ...

A Heart for Advocacy

Loreen ThompsonFinancial Coordinator I have been working in the mental health industry for the past 30 years and have worn many hats from an office manager at a thriving outpatient clinic, to admissions, to billing manager, and for ...

Staying the Course in Choppy Seas

Benita QuakenbushOwner / Founder / CEO Eating disorders are a complicated, painful and potentially life threatening. Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of all psychiatric disorders. (Crow, et al, 2009). One of the ...

Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Jen Tolman Ph.DDirector of Specialty Services Dr. Steven Hayes, the founder of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT--a values-guided approach to thinking about oneself and how we relate to the world) suggests the reason people ...