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Understanding & Coping With Loss

Grief. A five-letter word all of us have experienced but may not fully understand. It manifests in different ways for numerous reasons. Whether you get a pit in your stomach, feel the urge to cry at any moment, or even feel numb to all emotion, this is a way your body & mind are adjusting to a tragic event or death of someone you know. While loss is a normal part of life, it only happens occasionally, making it feel especially uncomfortable and even maybe abnormal. “It is helpful to understand that losses and stressors are not a sign that life is not working but rather is how life works,” says Grant Clowers, LCSW, Clinical Services Supervisor with Carson Tahoe …

Stroke is the No. 3 Killer in the United States

While heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States, stroke is not far behind at No. 3, and it causes more serious long-term disabilities than any other disease.

CTH Foundation, in partnership with Carson Tahoe Health Retire Cancer Center Debt

In 2005, the CTH Foundation borrowed approximately $12, 250, 000 to undertake the entire construction cost of the Cancer Center. Since 2000, when the need for a cancer center was identified and fundraising activities implemented,  the Foundation has raised over half of the construction costs through charitable gifts from the generosity of the community. We are pleased to announce that in October, CTH and the CTH Foundation jointly retired the Cancer Center debt and the Foundation signed the building over to Carson Tahoe.  Since opening in 2006, this state of the art, fully-accredited facility, that includes our award-winning Cancer Resource Center, has provided hope and healing to over 35,000 grateful patients and family members annually.  The construction of the Cancer …