Monthly Archives: January 2015

Youth Councils Participate in Local Officials’ Day at the Legislature

By Youth Services Peer Mentor Sarah Martin and Milestone Case Manager Jillian Hill As the 2015 Utah Legislative session begins, youth councils from cities throughout the state led by Salt Lake County Commission on Youth members gathered on January 28th for … Continue reading

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Parenting Tips: Setting Safety Expectations for Your Teens

Co-Authored by Anne Schmidt (Outreach and Prevention Case Management Supervisor) and Chris Bereshnyi (Clinician-Crisis Counseling Services) At Salt Lake County Youth Services we are frequently asked about questions on how parents can help keep their teenagers safe.  Keeping your children … Continue reading

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Pledge To Make 2015 Your Year of Volunteer Service

If you haven’t made your 2015 New Year’s resolution pledge to volunteer and provide service to youth! For the ninth consecutive year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) ranked Utah first in the U.S. for volunteerism due to … Continue reading

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The Dangers of E-cigarettes

Authored by Anne Schmidt, Outreach and Prevention Case Management Supervisor As we begin a new year and focus on building healthy communities and lifestyles, Youth Services pauses to look at the health risks associated with E-cigarettes and how advertisers are … Continue reading

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