Mental Health and Substance Abuse have been on Park City’s radar since last fall when two 8th graders from Treasure Mountain Junior High School overdosed on opiate drugs that came from internet sources in China. There’s a Free Seminar Friday where the public can learn about successful treatment programs and practices for those dealing with this illness. Carolyn Murray has more:
Sometimes it’s hard to know what’s normal toddler behavior or whether your teenager is too withdrawn, or maybe your spouse seems especially down but you can’t tell for sure. There’s a community education event on Wednesday at the Park City Library beginning at 5 pm that can help families address these kinds of issues. Carolyn Murray has more:
Summit County, Park City and the school districts have taken on mental health in response to the deaths of two middle school students last year. Out of that came the Summit County Mental Wellness Alliance who has hired a Communities That Care coordinator. KPCW’s Melissa Allison brings us the story.
The Park City Board of Education met Tuesday and among the agenda items was the 2017/2018 Superintendent’s budget. Priorities include increasing mental health and counseling staff as well as individual school positions. Carolyn Murray has more:
There’s been a surge of activism around mental health issues in the Park City community following the drug overdose deaths of two 8th Grade Boys. The school district, along with the city and county have combined efforts to address mental health, substance abuse and at risk youth. Carolyn Murray has more.