Saturday, April 20, 2024
Click HERE to sign up to receive Eye On Sun Valley's Daily News Email
Paradise Paradox Shows How to Address Mental Health in Mountain Towns
Sunday, March 31, 2024


Mountain resort towns are often described as paradise. Yet there’s sometimes a dark undercurrent of mental health crises that mar that reality.

Olympic skier Bode Miller and Emmy Award-winning sports filmmaker Brett Rapkin have teamed up to make the film “Paradise Paradox,” which addresses that issue while offering a look at innovative solutions some communities have come up with.

Sun Valley Resort is offering a free screening at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the Sun Valley Opera House.

The film, for instance, shows how Eagle County in Colorado has reduced hospital and jail transports by establishing a mobile response system to help in mental crises, how it’s created new initiatives improving social connections and how it’s worked with Vail Health to design a behavioral health facility with 24-hour walk-in urgent care.

To get free tickets, go to

~  Today's Topics ~

Community Cookie Baking at Its Finest

Wood River Photographer Reimagines Winter Sports Culture

Shoshone-Bannock Tribal Members to Demonstrate Traditional Root Digging and More



Website problems? Contact:
Michael Hobbs
General Manager /Webmaster
Got a story? Contact:
Karen Bossick
Editor in Chief
(208) 578-2111
Advertising /Marketing /Public Relations
Leisa Hollister
Chief Marketing Officer
(208) 450-9993
Brandi Huizar
Account Executive
(208) 329-2050
ABOUT US is the largest online daily news media service in The Wood River Valley, publishing 7 days a week. Our website publication features current news articles, feature stories, local sports articles and video content articles. The Eye On Sun Valley Show is a weekly primetime television show focusing on highlighted news stories of the week airing Monday-Sunday, COX Channel 13. See our interactive Kiosks around town throughout the Wood River Valley!      Press Releases only
P: 208.720.8212
P.O. Box 1453 Ketchum, ID  83340

© Copyright 2023 Eye on Sun Valley