What are the symptoms of mental illness in children?

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WebMD Symptoms of mental illness in children may vary depending on the specific mental illness and the child. However, some general signs of mental illness are: Symptom list from WebMd.  The Child Mind Institute has put out a Symptom Checker that can help you if you are worried about your child. It is not a substitute for an evaluation by … Read More

What Causes Mental Illness in Children?

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(WebMD) The exact cause of most mental illnesses is not known, but research suggests that a combination of the following factors may be involved. Learn more at WebMd.

Wasatch Mental Health – A Success Story 50 Years in the Making!

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by Juergen Korbanka, Ph.D. and WMH Executive Director Our “50 Years of Service” anniversary has many of us reminiscing about WMH then and now. A stroll down memory lane illustrates the dramatic growth of our organization and reflects the growth of the county as a whole. The last 50 years have changed many facets of behavioral health services. After the … Read More

First Episode Psychosis (FEP) Teams at WMH!

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Submitted by: Craig Limb, LCSW (PREP Team Therapist Supervisor) Wasatch Mental Health hosts one of three First Episode Psychosis (FEP) teams in Utah. Weber Human Services and Davis Behavioral Health also have treatment teams to support individuals between the ages of 15 and 26 who are experiencing their first episode of psychosis. We have unified together in training and support … Read More

Take the Pledge: Learn about Mental Illness (Mental Illness Awareness Week)

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This year, Oct. 1–7 is Mental Illness Awareness Week, a time to shine a light on mental illness and replace stigma with hope. Each year we fight stigma, provide support, educate the public and advocate for equal care. You can get involved at www.nami.org/miaw. One in five adults experiences a mental illness in any given year. Those problems can contribute … Read More

World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

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is World Suicide Prevention Day and Wasatch Mental Health is asking everyone to Take 5 to Save Lives! Take 5 to Save Lives is a public awareness campaign started by the National Council for Suicide Prevention in support of World Suicide Prevention Day. The campaign provides prevention-focused tools to help keep yourself and others safe from suicide. What does it … Read More

“Embrace Your-selfie” 30 day Photo Challenge

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Join Wasatch Mental Health in celebrating our 50th Anniversary by participating in our 30-day Photo Challenge: “Embrace Your-selfie.” Here’s how to do it: Each day there will be a new word or phrase given. Take a picture that represents what the word means to you and then post it on YOUR timeline or Instagram account. Use hashtags #WMH50, #embraceyourselfie, #embracingwellness … Read More