Mental Health

Vehicles pass by a sign showing solidarity amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Murray on Sunday, April 12...
Heather Peterson

Youth mental health in Utah improving, post-pandemic

The latest Youth Risk Behavior Survey found that 37% of respondents reported feeling so sad or hopeless that they changed their usual activities.
3 days ago
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Michelle Lee

Tips for booking your next vacation

Let’s Get Moving Host Maria Shilaos spoke with Claire Newell, Founder of Travel Best Bets, to learn her tips on booking a great vacation.
7 days ago
Demonstrators in support of trans rights gathered outside the Utah Capitol in early 2024. (Aimee Co...
Aimee Cobabe

High court decision may impact transgender-related medical treatment for Utah minors

The Supreme Court will hear a Tennessee case arguing that a ban on all medical treatments prescribed to help minors transition is unconstitutional.
20 days ago
The new ABS Kids center in Ogden will provide therapeutic services to children with autism in Utah....
Britt Johnson and Emma Keddington

Autism rates are surging in Utah, new treatment center to open in Ogden

1 in 36 children are diagnosed with autism in Utah. ABS Kids, a therapeutic center, is adding an Ogden location to keep up with treatment demand.
20 days ago
Katy Welkie, vice president of Intermountain and CEO of Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital, ...
Eric Cabrera, Amie Schaeffer

Intermountain Health to open behavioral health center in Taylorsville

Intermountain Health is expanding its behavioral health services. A new center for children and teens will open in Taylorsville in 2025.
27 days ago
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Heather Peterson

Program connects those who struggle with mental health to employers

One Utah program is working to connect those who have struggled with mental health illness with jobs. Then, it helps them stay employed.
1 month ago
Getting along with the in-laws can be a tricky - but essential - part of the marriage journey. Utah...
Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com

Struggling with in-laws? USU experts have some advice

Struggling with in-laws? You're not alone. The University of Utah has conducted a research study to help people out who have in-law troubles.
1 month ago
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Michelle Lee

The impact of spring colors on mental health

Let’s Get Moving Host Maria Shilaos spoke with Dr. Sally Augustin to learn how we can use spring colors to improve our mental health.
2 months ago
Therapist talks about mental health for athletes in the olympics...
Allessandra Harris

Sports psychologist explains an Olympic athlete’s feelings of grief

It is common for Olympic athletes to experience feelings of grief when competing or after the events have ended.
2 months ago
Salt Lake Deputy Police Chief Josh Scharman conducts the grand opening of the Community Connections...
Eric Cabrera

Social workers with Salt Lake Police Department are responding to more callers than ever

The Community Connection Center social workers who work with the Salt Lake Police Department are getting an increase in mental health-related calls, as a result they have grown their team to able to respond to more.
2 months ago
the us house of representatives shown at the capitol, the house passed a bill about sodium nitrite...
Allessandra Harris Gurr

House passes bill to ban a compound used in suicides

Legislation backed by Rep. Celeste Maloy would ban the consumer sale of sodium nitrite, a product becoming increasingly common in suicides.
2 months ago
A photo taken of Matthew Perry in 2022....
Clayre Scott

Criminal investigation opened in relation to Matthew Perry’s death

A criminal investigation has been opened in relation to Matthew Perry's death due to high levels of ketamine found in his blood.
2 months ago
Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, former first lady Rosalynn Carter, sit together du...
Curt Gresseth

Healthy marriages good for Utah taxpayers, says governor’s adviser

An adviser to Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says state government is invested in and promotes the importance of strong, healthy marriages and families.
2 months ago
People present their pets during an animal fashion show....
Mariah Maynes

Here are the health benefits of having pets

According to the USU Extension, interacting with and caring for pets can have positive impacts on your health.
2 months ago
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Michelle Lee

Boost your immune system with good nutrition

Let’s Get Moving Host Maria Shilaos spoke with Functional Medicine Nutritionist Karin Reiter to learn how nutrition affects our immune system.
2 months ago
Image of a teenager using a cell phone between classes at Cyprus High School in Magna on Friday, Ja...
Curt Gresseth and Kyle Remund

Norway’s ban on cellphones in middle schools shows positive results. Will Utah do the same?

A brain performance specialist discusses a study that found improvements in girls' grades and a dropoff in school bullying for both boys and girls after Norway banned cellphones in middle schools.
2 months ago
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Michelle Lee

Understanding mental health issues as a public health threat

Let’s Get Moving Host Maria Shilaos spoke with Psychiatrist Dr. Frank Anderson to learn how we can tackle our mental health concerns.
2 months ago
On Friday morning, parents and young students gathered near Emerson Elementary School to rally over...
Adam Small

Utah parents, students rally over rollout of new controversial bathroom law

Specifically, parents in the Salt Lake City School district attended a rally to show disapproval for the bathroom law rollout process.
2 months ago
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Michelle Lee

Here’s what you can do if stress is hurting your sleep

Let’s Get Moving Host Maria Shilaos spoke with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Kelly Baron to learn how we can sleep better when under stress.
3 months ago
Homelessness advocates in front of Supreme Court...
LINDSAY WHITEHURST and CLAIRE RUSH Associated Press

With homelessness on the rise, the Supreme Court weighs bans on sleeping outdoors

It's the most significant case in the Supreme Court in decades on homelessness and comes as record numbers of people are without a permanent place to live.
3 months ago
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Michelle Lee

Find greater happiness through joy-filled connections

Let’s Get Moving Host Maria Shilaos spoke with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Carla Manly to learn how we can boost happiness through connections.
3 months ago
It's Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Intermountain wants parents to know how to deal with the str...
Devin Oldroyd

How to handle new baby stress

Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital gives advice on how parents can prepare to handle the challenges of caring for a new baby.
3 months ago
An NYU study shows that people with volatile work schedules are more likely to have health concerns...
Emma Keddington

Volatile work schedules linked to burnout and health problems

A new study finds that volatile work schedules causes burnout and is detrimental to overall health.
3 months ago
Artificial intelligence could be the next tool used in mental health therapy....
Amanda Dickson

Artificial intelligence may be able to help with your mental health

University of Utah researchers are working to understand how artificial intelligence and mental health therapists might work together.
3 months ago