LGBTQ+ Mental Health Resources in Utah

Happy Pride Month! CONNECT Summit County is working to provide mental health resources to EVERYONE in Summit County. If you are seeking mental health services that are LGBTQ+ inclusive, start with the list below.  LGBTQQIP2SAA stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, intersex, pansexual, two-spirit (2S), androgynous and asexual.  Click “see definitions” to learn more about each of these terms. […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Caminando hacia esperanza (Walking With Hope)

Caminando hacia la esperanza El 16 de febrero de 2021, Andrés vio un volante sobre el Promotor Comunitario de CONNECT Summit County (Peer Navigator). Que decía: “Te escuchamos, te guiamos y te apoyamos para conseguir la ayuda y los recursos que necesitas”. Después de varios días de debatir si debía hacer la llamada y pedir ayuda, Andrés decidió llamar. Manifestó […]

BMC Medicine Publishes Study Indicating that Dietary Improvement is an Efficacious Treatment Strategy for Major Depression

[fusion_dropcap color=”” boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”50%” class=”” id=””]A[/fusion_dropcap] study published last week in BMC Medicine indicates that improvement in diet can reduce symptoms of major depression.  In a first ever randomized controlled world trial, researchers found a healthy Mediterranean-style diet can reduce depressive symptoms in patients to the point of remission. The participants, all with major depressive disorder, were randomly assigned to […]

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