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.

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, Teachers

SafeUT app: It’s not just for suicide prevention!

Kids today deal with so much. How can they cope with everything with which they are confronted? There are options. A great tool that was created for youth today is the SafeUT app. This app is available 24/7, it’s 100% confidential and always free. Most people think of it in connection with suicide prevention, but… Continue reading SafeUT app: It’s not just for suicide prevention!

Alcohol, Marijuana, Parents, Prescription Drugs, Substances, Teachers, Teens, Uncategorized, Youth

You Can Break Down Stigma

People with medical conditions need a supportive network to help them recover. Substance use disorder is just as much a valid condition as someone who is recovering from cancer. Any chronic medical condition requires support from a recovery community. Unfortunately, not all health conditions receive the same level of support. People with a substance use… Continue reading You Can Break Down Stigma

Parents, Teachers, Teens, Youth

FREE Mental Health Classes Available Now

NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness. NAMI Utah’s mission is to ensure the dignity and improve the lives of those who live with mental illness and their families through support, education and advocacy. Check out the FREE mental health classes Nami is offering. Learn more about improving your mental health. NAMI Utah County… Continue reading FREE Mental Health Classes Available Now

Parents, Teachers, Uncategorized

Easy Steps for Tough Conversations with Kids

Starting a conversation about drugs with children can be difficult and awkward. However, communication between parents and children about this difficult topic is one of the most important protective and preventative factors. Below, we have a few easy steps for tough conversations with kids to get you started. It may seem early, but starting these… Continue reading Easy Steps for Tough Conversations with Kids