Over the last few years the Opioid Crisis has overwhelmed our communities across the Nation and around the world. Overdose deaths in the United States involving opioids have increased significantly. The graph below provided by the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), indicates Opioid-involved overdose deaths rose from 21,088 in 2010 to 47,600 in 2017 … Continue reading Fentanyl
This free toolkit was created to give all those engaged in youth drug prevention effective strategies, activities, and ideas to implement during Red Ribbon Week that are based on prevention science and research to help reduce youth substance use.
Parents face unique challenges, and there are resources to help. Below is a list of parenting resources offered in Utah County. A few are in person, but most are online, including some downloadable courses you can take by yourself without an instructor. We will update this list as class availability changes. Last updated: 3/1/2022 Class … Continue reading FREE Parenting Classes
Where can I get Naloxone? Low-Cost Naloxone Your Local Pharmacy: The Utah Naloxone Standing Order allows pharmacists to distribute naloxone to anyone without needing a prescription. You can purchase Naloxone at most pharmacies, either with insurance co-pay or out of pocket. Each kit differs in price and insurance coverage, but most range from $45 - $175 out … Continue reading Naloxone – Save a Life
Thank you to our opinion leaders for attending our Annual Opinion Leader 2022 Dinner! Our amazing OUTRAGE! Youth Advocacy Group chose the theme of "Back to the Future." We can have a future where no teens misuse drugs and alcohol by working together. For your reference, we have our drug prevention statistics and action items … Continue reading Opinion Leader 2022 Stats and Action Items
¿Dónde puedo obtener la Naloxona? Naxalona bajo en costo En tu farmacia local: La Orden de Dispensación de Utah permite a los farmacistas distribuir la Naxalona a quien sea sin necesidad de receta médica. Usted puede comprar la Naxalona en la mayoría de todas las farmacias, con el copago del Seguro médico o de su … Continue reading Naloxona- Salva una vida
Opciones de bajo riesgo para el manejo de dolor Hable con su médico sobre las formas de controlar o aliviar el dolor posparto. Aquí hay algunas opciones que podrían recomendar: Ibuprofeno (Motrin) y acetaminofén (Tylenol)Actividad ligera (caminar)Aerosoles anestésicos como DermoplastCompresas empapadas con hamamelis como TucksBaños de asiento (sentarse a unas pocas pulgadas de agua tibia)Compresa … Continue reading Manejo de dolor despues del parto
Safe Kids Utah County Safe Kids Utah county is a non-profit coalition working to make Utah County a safer place for children (ages 0 to 19) by preventing unintentional injuries and fatalities. We provide education and resources to all residents of Utah County. Some of those resources are car seat checks and classes; bike rodeos … Continue reading Safe Kids Utah County
Low-Risk Pain Management Options Talk to your doctor about ways to manage or relieve your postpartum pain. Here are a few options they might recommend: Ibuprofen (Motrin®) & acetaminophen (Tylenol®)Light activity (walking)Numbing sprays such as Dermoplast®Witch-hazel pads such as Tucks®Sitz baths (sitting in a few inches of warm water)Cold pack/heating pad Do I need Opioids? … Continue reading Postpartum Pain Management
Addict II Athlete is a nonprofit which offers support group meetings, education, and resources for those affected by mental health and addiction issues. This action-orientated community based organization assists those in recovery as well as family, friends and community members. We have been around for over 10 years helping thousands of individuals and families in recovery.
The Spanish Fork Library offers more than good books and free Wi-Fi. As of March, the library is also offering free naloxone. A few years ago, in conjunction with Spanish Fork City’s Active and Healthy initiative, the Spanish Fork Library began offering free gun locks to help prevent death by suicide. In addition to these … Continue reading Free Naloxone at the Spanish Fork Library
Here’s what to expect. One of the most difficult parts of going to therapy can be calling and making an appointment in the first place. We've come a long way in reducing stigma, but there are still so many unknowns. What will people think? What is it going to be like? Am I going to … Continue reading So, You’re Thinking About Therapy