Mental Health

Mental health awareness and resources from KSL NewsRadio

Mental wellness is an integral component of overall health. It helps us handle the stresses of life, perform well in work or school, and maintain healthy relationships.

Our team at KSL NewsRadio is dedicated to sharing mental health stories that impact our community. Whatever you are experiencing, you are not alone.

Featured Stories

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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.

4 days 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.

7 days 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.

8 days 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.

8 days 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.

9 days 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.

9 days 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.

17 days 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.

18 days 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.

22 days ago