Centro Hispano

Centro Hispano is a non-profit organization located at 817 S. Freedom Blvd., Provo, UT 84601 and has been a part of the community for over 17 years.  The organization was founded in 2002 by university students who saw a need for services to the growing Hispanic population in the county. Their mission was to “empower Latin and Utah families by providing equitable access to information, … Continue reading Centro Hispano

How to Be Resilient

Resilience – having a solution-focused approach to overcoming obstacles and challenges leads to greater well being – this can aid in both prevention of substance use disorders and in recovery. Resilience is a powerful tool to have, but it isn’t something you can buy on Amazon.  So how do you become resilient and what is the purpose of being resilient? One definition of resilience is … Continue reading How to Be Resilient

BYU Comprehensive Clinic

The BYU Comprehensive Clinic offers affordable mental health counseling services for individuals, couples, and families in the Utah County community. The Clinic is a research and training facility where services are provided by graduate student interns under the close supervision of experienced faculty who are licensed therapists. Services include individual, family, and couples counseling. In addition to therapy, the clinic offers various psychological assessments. The … Continue reading BYU Comprehensive Clinic

Most Don’t

A “norm” is a value, belief or behavior considered by a group of people to be acceptable.  Most often it is unwritten and learned by interacting and observation of other people.  Most cultural groups or communities follow these same norms so we come to believe that is the standard way of behaving, therefore we shape our own behavior accordingly.  Norms teach us what acceptable behavior … Continue reading Most Don’t

Prevent 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 power between the aggressor and the victim is often involved. Bullying occurs in … Continue reading Prevent Bullying

Mountainlands Family Health Center

Mountainlands Family Health Center (MFHC) is a high-quality, patient-centered medical home for everyone, including the uninsured and most vulnerable individuals within our community. Our mission is to provide affordable, comprehensive health care services including primary medical, dental, mental health, and pharmacy services to ALL individuals within our community, regardless of their ability to pay. Mountainlands is the only comprehensive primary care provider in Utah and … Continue reading Mountainlands Family Health Center

Safe Drug Disposal

Be part of the solution! 75% of Utahns currently addicted to opioids get them from a friend or family member. Properly disposing of unused opioid medication prevents the risk of addiction, misuse, and accidental overdoses. American Fork Intermountain Pharmacy 98 North 1100 East, #101 American Fork, UT 84003(801) 492-2599 American Fork Police Dept 75 East 80 North, Suite 101 American Fork, UT 84003 (801) 492-2599 … Continue reading Safe Drug Disposal

E-Cigarettes/Vapes

What is an E-Cigarette? An e-cigarette device is used to heat a liquid substance and when heated to a certain temperature, creates an aerosol that can then be inhaled. E-cigarettes have many different names such as: E-cigs, e-hookahs, mods, vape pens, vapes, tank systems,  and electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) (US Department of Health and Human Services, 2016). In 2017, 8.6 percent of 6th, 8th, 10th, and … Continue reading E-Cigarettes/Vapes

Opioids

Learn more about preventing overdose deaths PRESCRIPTION DRUG OVERDOSES Drug poisoning deaths have outpaced deaths due to firearms, falls, and motor vehicle crashes in Utah. (1) In 2014, 32% of Utah adults aged 18 years and older had been prescribed an opioid pain medication in the last 12 months (5). Most Utahns who die from a drug-related death suffer from chronic pain and take prescribed … Continue reading Opioids