Category Archives: Child Abuse

Parents Empowered Aims to Fight Underage Drinking

Authored by: Bel Villa and Joshua Nielsen, PR and Evidence2Success Board Members;                                Caroline Moreno, Education Program Manager As a Community School Coordinator of Salt Lake County … 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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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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Suicide: Speak out, Reach out

Authored By: Gina Percival, Public Relations and Volunteer Coordinator Everybody has been touched by suicide. It could have been either because somebody you knew attempted/committed suicide or just because you saw it reported on the news. It doesn’t matter how … Continue reading

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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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Salt Lake County Youth Services – Ayuda para los jóvenes

Authored by Nefy Ledezma, Youth Services Crisis Counselor 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. Nosotros ofrecemos múltiples servicios enfocados a ayudar … Continue reading

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ShelterKids and Salt Lake County Youth Services Partnership

In June, ShelterKids, Inc in partnership with Salt Lake County Youth Services held their annual golf fundraiser at Stonebridge Golf Course. ShelterKids is a 501 c 3 nonprofit that directly serves at risk youth and families along with funding other … Continue reading

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