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02/17/2022 ‘Healing Out Loud’ short film contest invites students to talk about mental health KSL-TV
01/25/2022 Increasing calls to Utah’s crisis line show Utahns are struggling, but seeking help Deseret News
01/17/2022 Should Utah legalize ‘magic mushrooms’? Bill creates psychedelic task force KSL Studio 5
01/12/2022 Report: Demand jumped for mental health services in Utah in 2021 KSL-TV
11/18/2021 Suspect your child is being bullied? Here are 5 things you should do KSL Studio 5
11/18/2021 How the COVID-19 pandemic has increased misinformation of public health ABC4
11/17/2021 After girl’s suicide, Utah experts discuss how parents can help children who are being bullied SL Tribune
11/16/2021 U of U experts say early positive education, culture of kindness can combat bullying KSL-TV
11/16/2021 Race, disabilities impact bullying and suicide rates, experts say
09/17/2021 Mental health is a surging problem amid COVID-19, especially for kids. What’s Utah doing to meet the need? Deseret News
09/02/2021 Mental health resources at kids’ fingertips! This Utah app is a powerful tool that will help KSL Studio 5
09/01/2021 Mental health professionals say the pandemic led to more substance abuse, mental health problems
08/27/2021 SafeUT: Help with any sized problem, any time ABC4 Good Things Utah
08/27/2021 Utah doctors dispel 6 myths they say are stopping parents from trusting masks The Salt Lake Tribune
06/29/2021 How To Best Support LGBTQ+ Youth Who Struggle With Depression, Anxiety KSL TV
06/19/2021 The epidemic after a pandemic: How COVID-19 impacted substance use issues KUTV
06/11/2021 Studying the Pre-Adolescent Brain to Gain Insight into Mental Health Disorders 365 Wellness
06/04/2021 How Naomi Osaka’s announcement is raising awareness about mental health
05/27/2021 Officials Break Ground On New Mental Health Crisis Care Center In Utah KSL TV
05/26/2021 Officials break ground at site of South Salt Lake mental health crisis center The Salt Lake Tribune
05/24/2021 Huntsman Mental Health Institute to add new research building KSL News Radio
05/22/2021 What puts Utah on the verge of being a leader in mental health care? Robert Gehrke explains. The Salt Lake Tribune
05/19/2021 Could an approved depression treatment help curb meth cravings? KUTV
05/18/2021 Overshadowed by opioids: Experts say meth is the next epidemic to address KUTV
05/14/2021 New mental health crisis center planned for South Salt Lake KUTV
05/12/2021 ‘Just kind of worn out’: If you’re feeling tired over a year into the pandemic, it’s normal ABC4
05/11/2021 Upgraded Huntsman crisis care center offers increased hope for patients battling mental illness
05/07/2021 Support for Utah moms dealing with loss on Mother's Day Fox13
04/13/2021 How one Utah boy realized he needed help for depression at a young age
04/02/2021 The Hinckley Report: Mental Health and COVID-19 PBS Utah
03/29/2021 Here’s what Utah is doing now to address the ‘tsunami’ of mental health needs Deseret News
03/13/2021 Mental health experts warn of a ‘2nd pandemic’ stemming from COVID-19 Deseret News
03/11/2021 Mental health has been ‘a second pandemic’ during a year of COVID-19, Utah doctors say The Salt Lake Tribune
02/04/2021 New App Connects First Responders To Immediate Mental Help KSL TV
01/26/2021 Utah leads on innovative solutions to mental health crisis  The Salt Lake Tribune
01/14/2021 Huntsman Mental Health Institute at University of Utah dedicated  Deseret News
01/14/2021 New Huntsman Mental Health Institute will help Utahns during COVID-19 and beyond, leaders say  The Salt Lake Tribune
01/14/2021 Study: Caring for COVID-19 patients may increase risk of mental health problems for caregivers