Parents, Prescription Drugs, Substances, Uncategorized

Postpartum Pain Management

Healthy Ways to Relieve Pain Ibuprofen (Motrin®) & acetaminophen (Tylenol®) together have been found to be MORE effective at managing acute pain than opioids (1)Light activityNumbing sprays such as Dermoplast®Witch-hazel pads such as Tucks®Sitz baths (sitting in a few inches of warm water)Cold pack/heating pad Risks of Opioids Opioids are a type of medication sometimes… Continue reading Postpartum Pain Management

Alcohol, E-Cigarettes, Events, Marijuana, Parents, Prescription Drugs, Substances, Teachers, Teens, Youth

Red Ribbon Week Toolkit

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, Teens, Youth

Whatever Your Child’s Journey, Go Together

Why It Matters “Whatever Your Child's Journey, Go Together” is a beautiful piece of custom artwork that speaks to the importance of parents being an active part in their children’s lives. All Utah kids deserve to arrive at age 21 with a healthy brain and bright future, free from the harmful effects of alcohol. One… Continue reading Whatever Your Child’s Journey, Go Together

Events, Parents, Prescription Drugs, Substances, Teachers, Teens, Youth

Free Naloxone at the Spanish Fork Library

Free Naloxone 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… Continue reading Free Naloxone at the Spanish Fork Library

Parents, Prescription Drugs, Substances

Drug Use and Relationships

Prescription drug misuse can happen to anyone. When it happens, it can wreak havoc on relationships. If you or a loved one is dealing with substance misuse, then here is some advice from a couple who made it through.   Thank you for sharing your story Joel and Anjuli! https://videopress.com/v/wPOYjcYA?preloadContent=metadata Recovery from addiction is possible, so… Continue reading Drug Use and Relationships

Parents, Uncategorized

FREE Parenting Classes in Utah Valley

Parents face unique challenges, and there are resources to help. Below is a list of parenting resources offered locally. A few are in person, and 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: 3/16/2021 Class Name and… Continue reading FREE Parenting Classes in Utah Valley