Why bigotry may be a public health problem

FEATURE (THE CONVERSATION) — Over a decade ago, I wrote a piece for a psychiatric journal entitled “Is Bigotry a Mental Illness?” At the time, some psychiatrists were advocating making “pathological bigotry” or pathological bias – essentially, bias so extreme it interferes with daily function and reaches near-delusional proportions – an official psychiatric diagnosis. For a variety […]
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Police: Badge-wearing police impersonator pulls up to Springdale hotel in Crown Vic, tries to access pool

ST. GEORGE — A man was arrested Saturday night after police say he drunkenly attempted to impersonate a police officer in Springdale. Alexander A. Buzz, of Cedar City, was booked into jail on three offenses, including one count of possessing a weapon while intoxicated and one count of impersonating an officer, both class B misdemeanors, […]
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New location of Behavioral Health and Access Center offers a ‘brighter atmosphere’ to welcome patients

ST. GEORGE— The Intermountain Behavioral Health and Access Center is moving into its new location at the Dixie Regional Medical Center River Road campus on Monday, providing more space and a brighter atmosphere for patients and staff alike. Both centers will be moving from their current location on the 400 East campus to the fourth floor […]
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