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 […]

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 […]

Community Panel: Time To ReCONNECT

This virtual panel discussion will highlight local experts on the topic of reCONNECTing after the pandemic. The effects of COVID-19 have extended far beyond the virus itself, affecting our connection with our bodies, minds and the earth. Join Kwinten Kemp, Jana Quilter, Sam Mekrut, Anayansy Pentoja, and Lauren Ziaks as they discuss how to reCONNECT with ourselves and each other, […]

Atlantic Three-Part Series Examines Harsh Realities of Education and Mental Health

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How Gaps In Mental Health Care Play Out In Emergency Rooms

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