Help spread the word about the SafeUT App that provides vital mental health help for youth

Suicide affects every family and every community. And the problem continues to escalate. For example, Utah saw a 141 percent increase in youth suicide from 2011-2015. But thanks to a smartphone app, help is available 24/7 for young people and others who experience depression, anxiety, loss, grief, bullying/cyberbullying, self-harming behaviors, suicidal thoughts, or drug or … More Help spread the word about the SafeUT App that provides vital mental health help for youth

Bootstraps: Core values we fall back on in a time of need

Bootstraps Many of our personal core values and attitudes are handed down from our parents, who got their values from their parents.  Values are the things most important to us in life. Values are things like perseverance, patience, and service. They can also be things like competitiveness, money, and work. A value that is grounded … More Bootstraps: Core values we fall back on in a time of need

Sanpete County C.A.R.E.S

The Sanpete Behavioral Community Health Network has created a subcommittee that focuses on children and adolescents in Sanpete County. Sanpete County C.A.R.E.S. (Children, Adolescents, Resources Enhancement and Services), is an organization of committed volunteers passionate about helping bridge the gap in mental health services for the youth in the community. The committee is comprised of … More Sanpete County C.A.R.E.S

Resilience: Learning from Mythological Heroes

If you research the definition of the word “resilience” you will likely find phrases like, “the ability to spring back into shape; elasticity,” and “the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.” Whether we are dealing with yet another failed New Year’s Resolution, or battling a lifelong addiction, we should focus on the trait of … More Resilience: Learning from Mythological Heroes

Perfectionism

By Karen Soper Are you a perfectionist? Do you spend a lot of time “perfecting” your work so everything comes out the way you want it? Webster’s dictionary defines perfectionism as a disposition to regard anything short of perfection as unacceptable. Most people experience an inner drive to improve their performance on some tasks, whether … More Perfectionism