Monthly Archives: September 2016

Suicide…Signs and Resources to Help

Authored by Chris Berishnyi, Youth Services Crisis Counselor Suicide…  It’s a word that’s been in the news much too often lately. Almost everyone has been impacted by it and or knows someone who has attempted it, whether it’s a family … Continue reading

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Snapchat it’s here to stay

Authored by: Janae Briggs, Prevention and Outreach Case Manager What is snapchat? Snapchat is an app that is basically like texting but with pictures. It has been said that snapchat was created to send very, very naughty pictures of you. … Continue reading

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Afterschool Programs from a Volunteer’s Perspective

Authored by: Alexa Hernandez, Teen Volunteer at Copper Hills Elementary I started volunteering at the Afterschool Program at Copper Hills Elementary at the beginning of last year. When I first started going there, I saw all these little kids who … Continue reading

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Youth Services Employee Relations Committee is improving our workplace

Authored by: David Christensen, Group Home Therapist The Youth Services Employee Relations Committee (ERC) was started several years ago to improve employee morale.  The committee provides a means for giving feedback from staff to administration about concerns and areas for … Continue reading

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Are you prepared for an emergency?

Emergencies are unknown. They can come anytime and can strike us at any place. We have been witnessing tornado outbreaks, floods, earthquakes, tsunamis, and power outages that impact communities for days at a time. In fact, Louisiana is barely recovering from … Continue reading

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Going back to school can be an enjoyable experience

Authored by: Joyce Robison, Counseling Services at Salt Lake County Youth Services Back to school can be difficult.  Here is how to take the burden off. Actually, Wikihow  ( and  has some great ideas on how to make school … Continue reading

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Programas después de la escuela en el Condado de Salt Lake

Authored by Nefily Ledezma, Youth Services Crisis Counseling Services La división de servicios para los jóvenes (Division of Youth Services) del condado de Salt Lake, está aquí para ayudarle a usted y a su familia. Esta semana abarcamos el programa … Continue reading

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