Dr. Matt Stanley

Mental Health Pandemic

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In The Moment ... April 7, 2020 Show 790 Hour 1

As America faces the coronavirus pandemic, many also warn of a mental health pandemic. As South Dakotans face the intense disruption of their lives, they also face isolation and anxiety. Dr. Matt Stanley is a psychiatrist with Avera Health. He is the clinical Vice President of the Behavioral Health Services Line. He joining us to talk about how people with ongoing needs are still engaged in mental health care and services and how people seeking help for the first time are being served. 


Adria Botella

In The Moment ... December 3, 2018 Show 471 Hour 2

Last week, Avera and the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation hosted the Sixth Annual Avera and Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation Symposium in downtown Sioux Falls. The symposium addressed the impact of the current opioid epidemic and discuss proven solutions.

In response to the opioid epidemic, Dr. Marvin Seppala and Hazelden Betty Ford developed the Comprehensive Opioid Response with the Twelve Steps (COR-12) program, which combines traditional methods of treatment with Suboxone to help treat those addicted to opioids.