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Apr 30, 2018

Opioids are a necessary and effective treatment for pain, but old pain killers sitting in your cabinet can also have lethal consequences. Healthy Mind Matters Host Maria Shilaos talks with the Director of the Utah Poison Control Center Barbara Crouch about why these medications shouldn't be kept around "just in case"...


Apr 30, 2018

The difference between a therapeutic dose and and a toxic dose of opioids is very small. The Utah Poison Control Center is an excellent resource when someone in your family may be at risk of poisoning over overdose. Healthy Mind Matters Host Maria Shilaos talks with Director Barbara Crouch about unintentional misuse...


Apr 30, 2018

Learn when it's better to call the Utah Poison Control Center rather than 9-1-1. Did you know when you call the Utah Poison Control Center, you talk directly to an expert not a volunteer? Healthy Mind Matters Host Maria Shilaos talks with Director Barbara Crouch about the center's 24-hour, free and...


Apr 29, 2018

The prevalence of opioids in our homes has doubled the risk of overdose for young children. Healthy Mind Matters Host Maria Shilaos speaks with the Director of the Utah Poison Control Center Barbara Crouch about ways to help keep children safe.


Apr 22, 2018

Parents caring for children with a chronic illness experience a wide range of emotions that include guilt, anxiety and fear. Healthy Mind Matters Host Maria Shilaos speaks with palliative care professionals at Primary Children's Hospital about the importance of self-care for caregivers. Chaplain Jeff Fleming who is...