The University of Utah Huntsman Mental Health Institute’s (HMHI) most recent Community Crisis Report finds that multiple mental health services offered by HMHI’s Community Crisis Intervention & Support Services saw success in FY 2021.  The annual report says the Utah Crisis Line, the state’s Mobile Crisis Outreach Teams (MCOTs), the Utah Warm Line, the Safe … Read more

This edition of “5 Things We’re Watching” features an update on Utah’s DOH-DHS merger, a conversation on the state of rural hospitals with DOH’s Ashley Moretz, and the SafeUT app’s success at supporting mental health needs during the pandemic. Thanks for reading, and if you have any tips or recommendations for what you want to … Read more

The SafeUT Commission recently released their 2020-2021 annual report, which outlines key statistics in the utilization, chats, trips, and demographic data on the free mental health crisis app. The report found increased app usage, increased chats and tips on suicidal ideation, and greater use by those in high poverty communities.      SafeUT is a … Read more

SafeUT, a free app providing support for students in mental health crises, recently announced new expanded services shortly after its recent inclusion of members of the National Guard and frontline health workers.      SafeUT is a two-way communication crisis line — via text or call — for those struggling with issues of mental health … Read more