Reaching Rural Utah

CONNECT Summit County has been working to reach rural communities in Summit County. During Mental Health Awareness Month, CONNECT’s team held an event called Mental Health in the Park on Saturday, May 21st. Our community partners from the Summit County Clubhouse and Healthy U Behavioral came out to talk with residents about mental health resources. Attendees enjoyed a free lunch […]

ReCONNECTing: Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month 2020

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Virtual Bookclub for adults and kids + download these Zoom backgrounds for Mental Health Awareness Month

CONNECT Summit County has an exciting line-up of events and resources for Mental Health Awareness  Month 2020! New this year: A Virtual Bookclub and downloadable Zoom backgrounds for your teleconferencing needs. Virtual Bookclub with the Park City Library We have partnered with the Park City Library to bring you a Virtual Bookclub for Mental Health Awareness Month with 40 titles […]

Your Guide to May Mental Health Awareness Month in Summit County

To end the stigma of mental illness through community education, CONNECT Summit County will host a Mental Health Awareness Month (MHAM) consumer education campaign with talks, films and events on a range of issues. Topics will include grief and loss, complementary approaches to mental health, resilience through art, the Brainstorm Film Festival and the Ask Me Anything teen panel discussion. […]

Wall Street Journal’s Cover Story Addresses Utah’s Youth Suicide Epidemic; What CONNECT is Doing to Bring Awareness

Our country’s teenagers are being hit hard by the rising suicide rate, dubbed “deaths of despair.” According to the Wall Street Journal’s April 13-14, 2019 cover story, “Few places have been hit harder than Utah, where the youth suicide rate has more than tripled over the past decade. The state consistently ranks in the top three in suicide among 10 to 17-year-olds,” […]

Call for Art: Images of Resilience

[re·sil·ience] The capacity to recover from difficulties; toughness. How has creating or practicing art impacted you in positive ways, making you feel resilient? Share YOUR story of resilience through the medium of art. CONNECT Summit County, the Park City Summit County Arts Council, Kimball Art Center and the Summit County Arts Advisory Board have partnered to present Images of Resilience […]

Service Providers and Panelists Needed at Mental Wellness Event

CONNECT Summit would like to invite providers of alternative and complementary modalities who work with individuals who experience mental health challenges and/or their family members and caregivers to participate in our May Mental Health Awareness Month Kick-off Event on May 1st – The Wellness Wheel: Exploring Integrative Options for Mental Wellness. If you are interested in being a panelist or […]

Mental Health Awareness Month 2017 – Mid-Month Review!

CONNECT Summit County is concluding May Mental Health Awareness Month with a finale of excellent events. CONNECT Executive Director, Shauna Wiest, visited Park City Television on May 23rd to provide a recap of the month and highlight the remaining outstanding events.  Please click the link to listen. We hope to see you before our final event on May 31st!!!  Park City Television Interview with Shauna […]

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