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Partnership Addresses Vicarious Trauma in Law Enforcement and Crime Victim Service Providers

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Law enforcement officers and other service providers responding to crime victims will soon have more resources to address their work-related trauma. The Vicarious Trauma Response Initiative (VTRI), a new partnership between the State of Utah Division of Aging and Adult Services Adult Protective Services (APS), the Salt Lake City Police Department and the Salt Lake Area Family Justice Center (located …

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State Offers Free Counseling for COVID-Related Stress

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The Utah Strong Recovery Project Provides Virtual Access to Crisis Services SALT LAKE CITY—-More than 40 crisis counselors are ready to answer your call if you are experiencing stress, anxiety or depression because of COVID-19.  The Utah Strong Recovery Project is funded by a FEMA grant facilitated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The funding is …

Your Mental Health and COVID-19

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By the the Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health “Regrets over yesterday and fear of tomorrow are twin thieves that rob us of today.” – Robert Hastings As news about coronavirus (COVID-19) dominates the headlines and public concern is on the rise, remember that taking care of your mental health is as important as looking after your physical …