Labeled Film Festival: Salt Lake City | March 23-26, 2017

[fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]S[/fusion_dropcap]evere Persistent Mental Illness plagues 97,000 Utahns annually. The battles and struggles caused by mental illness are real, and its influence upon our community is felt by many. “LABELED” will showcase thought-provoking films that explore mental health issues from numerous perspectives. Contrary to popular belief, mental illness is NOT a fault, NOT a weakness, NOT a […]

Mental Health Week | Vermont Edition!

[fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]V[/fusion_dropcap]ermont Public Radio (“Vermont Edition”) is dedicating a week of outstanding programming to mental health care, and the ways that mental health can have far-reaching consequences for our personal lives and public policy. All shows have been recorded and include a transcript. Look at this line-up! Monday, March 20, 2017 Mental Health Week: Psychiatric Crisis […]

Provider Spotlight: Jewish Family Service

[fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]P[/fusion_dropcap]ark City is extremely fortunate to have Jewish Family Service and its Executive Director, Ellen Silver, as a provider of mental health services within Summit County.  Jewish Family Service provides much needed mental health counseling services through a colocation agreement with the People’s Health Clinic.  Everyone, regardless of race, religion, or ability to pay, is welcome at Jewish […]

Program Spotlight: Screening for Mental Health

[fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]S[/fusion_dropcap]creening for Mental Health was founded in 1990 by Dr. Douglas Jacobs who had the idea that screening for depression and related mental illness should be performed much like his colleagues in the medical field were screening for physical diseases like cancer and diabetes.  From that initial National Depression Screening Day in 1990, its programming has expanded dramatically […]

ACA Proposed Revisions May Put Millions With Mental Illness and Addiction at Risk

[fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]T[/fusion_dropcap]he Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released an assessment of the proposed American Health Care Act’s impact on health coverage in the US on March 13, 2017.  You can read the entire CBO report and analysis here: https://www.cbo.gov/publication/52486. While the CBO and JCT estimate the new law would reduce federal […]

Participants Needed: Utah Teen Emotion Study (UTES)

[fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]T[/fusion_dropcap]he University of Utah Personality, Emotions, Brain, and Behavior Lab (“PEBBL”) is recruiting teenage girls between the ages of 13 and 17, along with their mothers, to participate in a suicide prevention study. Erin Kaufman, a Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Utah, will be available to discuss the study with interested participants on […]

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