WASATCH BEHAVIORAL HEALTH IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE INFORMATION ON THESE 3RD PARTY WEBSITES. THE LINKS ARE PROVIDED AS A SERVICE FOR THOSE SEEKING INFORMATION ABOUT A VARIETY OF MENTAL HEALTH/SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND RELATED TOPICS.
Assisted Living Options for People With Disabilities
Assisted Living is a community organization that prioritizes helping those who are disabled and the elderly fully enjoy their healthy years and age gracefully. Assisted Living creates and publishes comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources with a goal to find the best possible care for those who need assisted living.
The Autism Society has launched a new brand developed with the Autism community, representing the diverse experiences and needs across the Autism spectrum. The brand was created in an inclusive process that ensures accessibility standards for those seeking connection to resources, support and community.
“No matter how you engage with the Autism Society, we want you to feel welcome, included and connected to the resources, support and community you are looking for,”
Transitioning to Adulthood
We received an email from a mother who had been looking up resources for her special needs child transitioning to adulthood. She sent us a list of resources that she found to be helpful along with the links to share with you. Her list has been modified slightly as one link was no longer active.
Thank you, Christy, for sharing this information. Hopefully it will be helpful for others and save them some time!
Breaking the cycle of child abuse through training, education, and public awareness. Prevent Child Abuse has programs/training that can be scheduled for your school, group, or organization.
For Parents and Caregivers:
The more you learn about how traumatic events affect children, the more you will understand the reasons for your kids’ behaviors, and emotions, and the better prepared you will be to help them cope.
Find information and toolkits for educators to help with problems, such as:
- Child Trauma
- Bullying and Cyber Bullying
- Psychological First Aid
- Schools and Trauma
National Runaway Safeline
offers a crisis hotline and online services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to youth at risk of running away, those who have run away or are homeless, and their families
A Journey Toward Health and Hope: Your Handbook for Recovery After a Suicide Attempt
Guides people through the first steps toward recovery and a hopeful future after a suicide attempt. Includes personal stories from survivors who share their experiences as well as strategies, such as re-establishing connections and finding a counselor to work with.
Is a Utah program dedicated to reducing the suicide rate in our state. Find information and resources related to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.
NAMI Utah offers hope for anyone in Utah impacted by mental illness through our free courses and support groups. Our peer-led programs are taught by certified teachers and facilitators who have personal experience with their own mental health condition or with a loved one who has a mental health condition.