CONNECT offers groundbreaking course to help teens with mental health & addiction struggles

Suicide is the leading cause of death for teens in Utah. CONNECT Summit County is giving people the tools to help on Friday, Sept. 20 in a groundbreaking eight-hour training course. Youth Mental Health First Aid Training gives parents, teachers and anyone who lives with and/or works with youth the tools to identify the difference between normal adolescent development and more […]

New era for Summit County mental health care begins with new provider

Patients who receive mental health services through Summit County have to wait four or even six months for an appointment with a clinician who is certified to prescribe or manage medications. But starting Sept. 1, the wait time could fall dramatically as the county’s new behavioral health contract takes effect. That’s only one metric the Summit County Health Department expects […]

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