Latest Coverage

Date Headline Media Outlet
8/31/2018 A cost analysis of a campus safety app Cr80 News
8/28/2018 Outspoken member of State Board of Education draws criticism over controversial comments KUTV
8/19/2018 Expansion eyed for safe UT app, potentially going beyond helping students in crisis KUTV
8/19/2018 SafeUT app helps Washington County schools respond to critical incidents; 2 new features added St. George News
8/17/2018 SafeUT App To Include Higher Education Institutions In Utah Utah Public Radio
8/15/2018 University of Utah overspends — to the tune of $236K — in developing SafeUT app Salt Lake Tribune
8/14/2018 University of Utah shouldering growing costs of SafeUT app as use proliferates Deseret News
8/14/2018 How parents can prepare their children for the upcoming school year KSL
5/25/2018 Governor Herbert Address School Safety And Gun Violence During Monthly News Conference Utah Public Radio
5/25/2018 Are Utah Schools Prepared For An Active Shooter? KUER 90.1
5/23/2018 ‘Trib Talk’: How to build a bulletproof school Salt Lake Tribune
5/23/2018 Getting Help When Mental Health Is Urgent ... But Not Enough For The ER KUER 90.1
5/23/2018 FBI issues a warning: "Think Before You Post" Good4Utah
5/21/2018 Utahns creating school safety plan feel added urgency after Texas mass shooting Salt Lake Tribune
5/20/2018 Equality Celebration 2018: Love and hope shine as LGBTQ work continues The Spectrum
5/18/2018 School districts prep parents for release of Netflix teen suicide drama Good4Utah
5/17/2018 West High student arrested for bringing gun to school said he was 'holding it for a friend' Good4Utah
5/17/2018 Schools of the future: Utah schools adapt to safety concerns KUTV
5/16/2018 Op-ed: Loneliness is a silent foe that shortens life and weakens community Deseret News
5/15/2018 Suicide prevention resources available Herald
5/11/2018 Herriman elementary students make inspiring signs as community mourns teens who died by suicide Fox 13
5/11/2018 10 mobile apps every Utah County resident should download Herald
5/10/2018 EXCLUSIVE: School bullying stats don't always match up in Utah KUTV
5/7/2018 School safety starts with students: ‘know something, say something’ South Valley Journal
5/2/2018 Local Community express concern for band program Emery County Progress
4/24/2018 Utah Lt. Gov. hopes ceremonial signing of 8 mental health-related bills spurs conversations in families Deseret News
4/23/2018 Rep. Curtis holds school safety summit in Provo Herald
4/20/2018 Extra police presence at Richfield High School after social media threat recirculates Good4Utah
4/19/2018 Student suspected of making threats says she lost phone for 20 minutes KSL
4/16/2018 NAACP calls for Utah schools to address rise in racial bullying Deseret News
4/14/2018 SafeUT app used to help kids in crisis can now be used to report acts of kindness Deseret News
4/13/2018 Local students reported for being kind through SafeUT app Good4Utah
4/6/2018 Lt. Gov. encourages Draper students to speak up about issues Draper Journal
4/6/2018 We're investing in what works to reduce school shootings and make schools safer: Marco Rubio USA Today
4/5/2018 Police: Student used SafeUT app to make threats against American Fork High Good4Utah
4/4/2018 American Fork Teen Accused of Trying to Crash SafeUT App KSL
4/4/2018 Girl thought safe schools app was 'stupid,' sent fake reports, police say Deseret News
3/27/2018 Safe UT Mobile App Eleven News
3/23/2018 One resource gaining national attention for keeping schools safe is the SafeUT app, Read what you can do to bring it to your school (Facebook post) KSL
3/23/2018 Police investigating after social media threat made to middle school in Sandy Good4Utah
3/23/2018 Commentary: Utah Legislature believes random kindness is the best response to gun violence Salt Lake Tribune
3/23/2018 In Search of Safe Schools: safety top priority in Utah districts KSL
3/22/2018 Officials investigating possible school threat at Sandy middle school KUTV
3/22/2018 Safe Schools: SafeUT app uniquely managed by social workers, mental health professionals KSL
3/15/2018 Utah Attorney General Credits School Safety App for Intercepting 86 ‘Credible’ Threats Daily Signal
3/13/2018 Weber County schools get proactive in a new era of bullying Standard Examiner
3/8/2018 Florida Shooting Victim's Family Honored in Kindness Month US News
3/6/2018 La nueva aplicación para celular Safe UT Telemundo Utah
3/5/2018 KSL SafeUT App Update Utah Attorney General's Office
3/5/2018 Utah App For Reporting School Shooting Threats Growing Utah Public Radio
3/4/2018 Safe UT app helping kids in Utah after school shooting KUTV
2/28/2018 Officers respond to ‘several’ reports of school violence in Kane County Fox 13
2/28/2018 Utah public safety officials respond to spike in ‘jokes’ about school shootings by making arrests and planning an awareness campaign Salt Lake Tribune
2/28/2018 SafeUT App Expands Access to U Students Chronicle
2/27/2018 Sheriff vows 'zero tolerance' for school shooting ‘jokes' KSL
2/27/2018 Logan and Cache County school superintendents address school safety Cache Valley Daily
2/26/2018 Lt. Governor Spencer Cox shares personal stories on suicide, hopes to start conversation Fox 13
2/23/2018 KSL5TV: AG Reyes Talks About SafeUT App with KSL Utah Attorney General's Office
2/23/2018 Stand Up for a SafeUT: AG Reyes Addresses the Seriousness of Threats in Schools Utah Attorney General's Office
2/23/2018 Police React Quickly To Possible Gun Threat In Canyons District KUER 90.1
2/23/2018 In our opinion: Who should lead out after the shooting in Florida? Deseret News
2/23/2018 Granite School District explains in-place safety measures to keep students safe after gun threat Good4Utah
2/22/2018 #SafeUT Contest! Granger High School
2/22/2018 The Safe UT app at work in the Granite School District KSL
2/22/2018 Have you downloaded the #SafeUT app yet? It has its roots in another tragic shooting 19 years ago, and was shaped by the way kids communicate. News Specialist Peter Rosen explains. (Facebook post) KSL
2/22/2018 This is a resource we know can save lives – because it already has. Ladd Egan walks through how it works. #SafeUT #KSLCares (Facebook post) KSL
2/22/2018 News Specialist Jed Boal shares success stories that highlight why it is so important to download this critical tool right now. #KSLCares (Facebook post) KSL
2/22/2018 Shara Park reports on why KSL feels it's critical for more students, parents and educators to download and use Safe UT. (Facebook post) KSL
2/22/2018 Join KSL as we Stand Up for a Safe Utah (Facebook post) KSL
2/21/2018 The SafeUT App & District Safety Hotlines Granite Schools
2/21/2018 Join KSL 5 TV, as we Stand Up for a Safe Utah! (Facebook post) KSL
2/21/2018 Utah youth suicide task force demands immediate action Daily Universe
2/20/2018 ‘We cannot stand idly by anymore and let people die;’ Suicide task force releases report Fox 13
2/20/2018 Utah wants to vanquish 'dark places' of suicide Deseret News
2/15/2018 Utah school districts turn to technology to help fight violence KUTV
2/15/2018 Granite School District address safety concerns in response to Florida shooting Good4Utah
1/29/2018 THS SafeUT THS
1/29/2018 The Utah App Revolutionizing Youth Suicide Prevention Utah Public Radio
1/26/2018 Extra police presence Friday at 2 Salt Lake County schools after threat Good4Utah
1/19/2018 Tribune Editorial: Unfortunately, Utah needs Gov. Herbert's suicide prevention task force Salt Lake Tribune
1/17/2018 Utah governor assembles team to tackle surge in teen suicides Deseret News
12/19/2017 App that connects students to crisis counselors seeing increased use in Cache County Herald
12/15/2017 SafeUT Suicide App Community Education Channel
12/14/2017 KSL 5 TV hosts mental first aide with SafeUT, AFSP, OWL and NAMI! (Facebook post) KSL
12/3/2017 Saving a few young lives isn't enough. We need to save all of them Standard Examiner
12/3/2017 Tribune Editorial: We need to do more to prevent youth suicide Salt Lake Tribune
11/30/2017 Youth Suicide Rate Has More Than Doubled In Utah KUER 90.1
10/16/2017 SafeUT App 1 Kalee Crandall
10/7/2017 The tragic story of 13-year-old Lily Clara McClish Deseret News
10/6/2017 SafeUT Promo VIDEO for schools Lillian Tsosie-Jensen
10/4/2017 SafeUT Overview Student Crisis and Tip Line App for Utah Schools HHSWolverine TV
9/22/2017 Organizations Raising Awareness of Mental Health at Comic Con Utah Business
9/15/2017 Regents approve plan to improve mental health services on Utah college campuses Deseret News
9/12/2017 Hoping to counter deadly trend, Utah officials confirm 425 suicides so far in 2017 Salt Lake Tribune
9/11/2017 Utah AG Reyes reflects on suicide rates of teens, veterans: ‘Find ways to connect and to serve them St. George News
8/4/2017 Our children are dying lawmaker urges state school board to update curricula on mental, emotional health Salt Lake Tribune
7/4/2017 Safe UT app making inroads despite 36 youth suicides so far in 2017 Deseret News
6/19/2017 Utah Suicide Prevention SafeUT App Jessica Sams
6/2/2017 'Special problems here:' Hatch talks Utah's dire suicide rate, lauds state hotline Deseret News
4/30/2017 '13 Reasons Why' forces us to fight for every young life Standard Examiner
2/10/2017 Nearly 30% of Utah school districts, charters lack bullying policies Deseret News
2/4/2017 SafeUT crisis prevention app grows in popularity Standard Examiner
1/28/2017 Safe UT: U of U app works to curb teen suicide KUTV
1/23/2017 Westlake High School | Safe UT App | Thundervision Thundervision
12/29/2016 Thousands of Utah kids using suicide intervention app to get help Salt Lake Tribune
12/9/2016 SafeUT Use for BeeTime Laura McKee
12/5/2016 Mrs. Ballash and Safe UT Granite Park Video
11/28/2016 CMS SafeUT Student Video Cedar Middle School
11/21/2016 Safety App Davis School District
10/18/2016 SAFE UT Intro Video Jefferson Junior High - Kearns, Utah
8/20/2016 3 problems hiding in plain sight in Dixie to be worked on St George News
6/19/2016 Family coping with 2 sons' suicides hope free app will save others Deseret News
6/7/2016 Utah AG Reyes press conference on suicide prevention and SafeUT app Utah Attorney General's Office
6/7/2016 State of Utah Launches App to Address Teen Suicide Utah Public Radio
3/24/2016 SafeUT App to Aid in Suicide Prevention Among Utah's Youth Good4Utah
1/20/2016 New app connects Utah teens with resources for suicide prevention, crisis management Fox 13
1/20/2016 SafeUT App lets students report anonymous tips, connects kids with crisis counselors Good4Utah