Beyond the Baby Blues – Postpartum Mood Disorders

You just gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby. All ten fingers. All ten toes. Two big, beautiful eyes stare up at you, and . . . you’re terrified. You’re nervous. You’re depressed and prone to fits of crying. You’re manic and can’t sleep, calm yourself or think straight. You experience wild mood swings in the course of a few […]

Get Trained. Save Lives. Learn About LEAP!

Are you struggling to help someone with serious mental illness accept treatment? Join Dr. Xavier Amador, world renowned psychologist and author of 8 books including I Am Not Sick I Don’t Need Help! on Saturday, April 9 at the Blair Education Center. Learn to create safety and trust in relationships with adults who are unaware of their mental illness and how to […]

Hablemos de Salud Mental

CONNECT se compromete a dedicar del recursos y esfuerzos a la comunidad de habla hispana del condado de Summit para la campaña contra el estigma.  CONNECT Summit County ha aumentado con éxito el alcance comunitario dentro de la comunidad de habla hispana en medios digitales a través de una serie de entrevistas en vivo entre Linda Norquist, – encargada de […]

2022 State of Mind Recap

Second Annual STATE of MIND We hope you enjoyed our second annual State of Mind event. We brought together the best local minds in the field of mental health to shine a light on issues, and to talk about solutions and initiatives. Watch the recaps of each of the Meeting of the Minds sessions to learn how YOU can be […]

Meet the Panelists: Day 2

Our goal at State of Mind is to shine a light on current mental health issues impacting our community. We will look at the gaps in the system and bring together the best local minds in the field of mental health to talk about solutions and initiatives. Learn how YOU can be involved and affect change. Join us for one – […]

Meet the Panelists: Day 1

Our goal at State of Mind is to shine a light on current mental health issues impacting our community. We will look at the gaps in the system and bring together the best local minds in the field of mental health to talk about solutions and initiatives. Learn how YOU can be involved and affect change. Join us for one – […]

Why I Hate Valentines Day

Valentines Day was my least favorite holiday when I was a RN working in the Emergency Department because it was one of our most frenzied days. Men came in with chest pain, women came in with mental health crises. It was always a very busy day of tending to broken hearts.  Thinking back on my own experiences with Valentine’s Day, […]

CONNECTing Communities: People First Streets

This summer, CONNECT Summit County is focused on bring people together in safe and meaningful ways to reCONNECT after the pandemic. On Tuesday, June 29th, CONNECT Summit County staff, board members, and volunteers turned out to paint the street outside of CONNECT’s office with CONNECT’s brand colors. This was a part of a larger program by Park City called People […]

The Power of Peers

Some of us are experiencing serious challenges to our own mental health for the first time in our lives due to the isolation, loneliness, and/or perhaps financial hardships that have resulted from the COVID-19 restrictions. We may be struggling with depression, loneliness, mood swings, hopelessness, and/or increased anxiety. Or we may know someone who is struggling with these emotions. Many […]

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