Prevention

School Bus Bullying Prevention 

We all know there are common locations for bullying to take place, with school buses being high on the list. How can we protect youth from the aftermath of school bus bullying? This is an excellent article that explains why bullying happens on the bus, how to prevent it events from occuring, and what youth can do to be part of the solution. 

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SAMHSA Behavioral Health Treatment Services 

The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is an online source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems. 

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Above the Influence

Above the Influence is determined to help teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences. The more aware you are of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to face them, including the pressure to use drugs and alcohol.

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Know Bullying Mobile Tool

Know Bullying empowers parents, caregivers, and educators with the tools they need to start the conversation with their children about bullying. Download the app to your smart phone, tablet, or computer for free.

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Preventing Bullying

Bullying, long tolerated by many as a rite of passage into adulthood, is now recognized as a major and preventable public health problem, one that can have long-lasting consequences. Bullying behavior is evident as early as preschool, although it peaks during the middle school years. Bullying occurs in diverse social settings and bullying behavior affects not only the children and youth who are bullied, but also bystanders to bullying incidents.

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Get Smart About Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is the only federal agency with a single mission dedicated to drug law enforcement. Their website offers a variety of resources for parents, educators, and caregivers. 

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SafeUT

The SafeUT Crisis Chat and Tip Line is a statewide service that provides real-time crisis intervention to youth through live chat and a confidential tip program - right from your smartphone.

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The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Annie E. Casey foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes. Their work focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity, because children need all three to succeed.

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CDC: Violence Prevention

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is committed to stopping violence before it begins. They have resources on a variety of topics as well as data and statistics, and tools for communicating about these important topics. 

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Latino Behavioral Health Services (LBHS)

LBHS is a nonprofit, grassroots organization created to minimize the disparities in access to mental health services among the underserved Latino population of Utah. As a peer run organization, Latino Behavioral Health Services exists to enhance the mental health awareness and well-being of people with mental illness, their care-givers and loved ones through support, education, empowerment, facilitation of resources and services with competent responsiveness to cultural, socio-economic and linguistics characteristics.

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