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Depression Treatment Often Doesn’t Go To Those Most In Need

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]M[/fusion_dropcap]ost people with depression aren’t getting treatment, a study finds, while people who aren’t depressed are prescribed antidepressants they don’t need.  Ethnicity and income have a lot to do with that. providers.  […]

Transitioning to College: A Diagnosis of Mental Illness Need Not End a College Career

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]S[/fusion_dropcap]tarting a conversation about your mental health with your family members is a critical part of preparing for college. A recent survey reported by NAMI indicates that 47% of students living with schizophrenia drop out […]

Is Your Child Suicidal? Dr. Ember Conley and PCHS Intervention Counselor Sam Walsh Speak Out

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]P[/fusion_dropcap]ark City School District Superintendent Dr. Ember Conley and PCHS Intervention Counselor Sam Walsh appeared on Good 4 Utah Thursday morning to discuss  the high rate of suicide among Utah teens and strategies parents should take […]

New study finds that gay, lesbian and bisexual teenagers experience high rates of rape, bullying and depression

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]A[/fusion_dropcap] CDC report released in August 2016 offers insight into the health risks of approximately 1.3 million LGB high school students and highlights the need for accelerated action to protect their health and […]

Utah House Bill 265 Extends State Tax Credits to Mental Health Practitioners who Relocate to Utah

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]T[/fusion_dropcap]he Utah State Legislature recently passed House Bill 265, which offers state income tax credits to psychiatrists (including volunteer retired psychiatrists) and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners who relocate to Utah and start new mental […]

Navigating the Teen Brain – Brace Yourself, Parents Stay Close

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]T[/fusion_dropcap]he Wall Street Journal reports that what teens need most during the adolescent years is a close relationship with their parents. Once seen as a time for parents to step back, adolescence is […]

The Insanity of a No Insanity Defense

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]U[/fusion_dropcap]tah is one of four states (including Montana, Idaho, and Kansas) that lack an insanity defense.  This means that defendants with mental illness typically plead guilty to lesser charges and are forced […]

Bipolar Mixed States: Patients Might do Better with Less Medication than with More

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text] [fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]B[/fusion_dropcap]efore prescribing an antidepressant to patients with suspected bi-polar disorder, Dr. Phelps of the Mood Disorders Program at Samaritan Mental Health, recommends that physicians look carefully for manic symptoms, particularly those that […]

This is My Brave!

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]T[/fusion_dropcap]his is My Brave is a live performance series dedicated to ending the stigma surrounding mental illness by sharing true personal stories through poetry, essay and song. Those who been touched by mental […]

Transition IEP Guided App for Students!

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_text][fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]T[/fusion_dropcap]his is a great tool to ready your teen for their transition IEP (Individualized  Education Plan) meeting. Let this app prepare your teen with questions regarding their long term employment goals, education […]

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