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

Managing Difficult Emotions with the Four A’s

Managing difficult emotions can be challenging. When you become overwhelmed by sadness, worry, or anger, there are some things you can do to help you get through that moment. One strategy is called the Four A's. This simple tool can help in many different situations. Managing Difficult Emotions with the Four A’s Lynda Silva, Ph.D. … Continue reading Managing Difficult Emotions with the Four A’s

Healthy Coping Strategies for Kids and Adults

Practicing healthy coping strategies both for kids and adults affects every aspect of well being. They help us navigate difficult situations effectively, reduce stress and help us have more joy in life. There are lots of healthy ways to cope with stress. Below are some suggestions for things you can try:  Emotional Coping Strategies for … Continue reading Healthy Coping Strategies for Kids and Adults

How to Prevent Bullying

What is bullying Bullying is defined as … “an intentional act that causes harm to others, and may involve verbal harassment, verbal or non-verbal threats, physical assault, stalking, or other methods of coercion such as manipulation, blackmail, or extortion. It is aggressive behavior that intends to hurt, threaten or frighten another person. An imbalance of … Continue reading How to Prevent Bullying

Safe Drug Disposal

Protect our environment and community by properly disposing of your prescription medications at a permanent local medication drop box near you. Business hours apply. Properly disposing of unused opioid medication prevents the risk of addiction, misuse, and overdoses. 75% of Utahans currently addicted to opioids get them from a friend or family member. You can … Continue reading Safe Drug Disposal