Monthly Archives: February 2017

Setting boundaries with others: a necessity in interpersonal relationships

Authored by: Kent Larson, Family Therapist Last fall brought this country one of the most divisive elections I have ever seen in my lifetime (and I am old).  The contention created has been seen in the workplace, at family and … Continue reading

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Modeling Appropiate Drinking

Authored By: Chris Bereshnyi, Family Therapist When it comes to drugs and alcohol, it’s safe to say that most parents don’t want their kids ingesting, or even being around, these substances. We already know that the younger a person is … Continue reading

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How Parents Can Prevent Underage Drinking

Authored by: Patrick Holman-Hart, Youth Leader, Matheson Jr. High In the effort to raise healthy and productive children, there are many risks and behaviors to be aware of. One of the most pervasive problems we see affecting youth is underage … Continue reading

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Salt Lake County Summer Internship Program

Authored by: Khanh Tong, Prevention Case Manager, Youth Services and Jessica Thayer, Criminal Justice Services Associate Division Director Last year, Salt Lake County Youth Service placed 45 summer interns through Salt Lake County agencies and our partners. The Refugee Summer Internship … Continue reading

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Say no to Vaping, it’s not safe

Authored by: Steve Hanson, ‎Program Manager at Salt Lake County Health Department February is National Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States  and, sadly, our hearts have a new … Continue reading

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Ideas for Valentine’s Day!

Authored by: Gina Percival, Public Relations Coordinator at Salt Lake County Youth Services Valentines Day is almost here! The final countdown to the bid day is on and still there are some out there that haven’t planned anything yet. If … Continue reading

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The Point-in-Time experience

Authored by: Mina Koplin, Milestone Transitional Living Program Manager The Milestone team had the opportunity to participate in the Point-in-Time count done a little bit different than last year.  Point-in-Time is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons for … Continue reading

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