Valley Behavioral Health

Law enforcement frequently responds to calls that involve mental health issues or substance abuse.  These are actually medical situations where people may be acting out and this can threaten the safety of the police officer. Crisis Intervention Training can help prepare officers to handle mentally ill suspects in criminal disturbances.  Carolyn Murray has more on this program:

There’s an epidemic of opiate abuse and overdose in Utah and Park City School District, along with Valley Behavioral Health are inviting parents, students and the general community to come to the Lunch and Learn on Wednesday to hear about ways to combat this problem.  Carolyn Murray has more:

Using alcohol is sometimes considered a right of passage with teenagers but Steven Wright, representing Parents Empowered, says it has irreversible, adverse effects on children’s brains. Parents who want to know more about this research should attend the Lunch and Learn sponsored by Valley Behavioral Health, scheduled for November 16 at the School District Offices.    KPCW’s Carolyn Murray has more.  

On today's Local News Hour, host Renai Bodley talks to Valley Behavioral Health director Dodi Wilson about Monday night's community forum on teen substance abuse and suicide prevention.  Then Scott Loomis, Executive Director of Mountainlands Community Housing, previews tomorrow's ribbon cutting of a new affordable apartment project in Kimball Junction, "Richer Place Apartments."   And finally, Insa Riepen with Recycle Utah gives the lowdown on how you should get rid of unused prescription medications and why flushing them down the toilet isn't an option you should exercise.

There is a community forum Monday night at 6pm at the Park City Library to help parents who are struggling with how to talk to their kids about drug use and suicide prevention.   KPCW will air the forum live.

Valley Behavioral Health Expands Into New Clinic

Jan 1, 2015

Valley Behavioral Health, formerly known as Valley Mental Health, has not only rebranded, but has expanded, offering a completely separate and new facility called Highland Springs Clinic.  Lynn Ware Peek has more.