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5 08, 2022

New 988 Mental Health Hotline Launches

By |2022-08-05T09:19:21-07:00August 5th, 2022|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

On July 16, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline number was changed to 988. The new, easy-to-remember code is a “historic milestone for mental health services," according to Rachel Lucynski of the Huntsman Mental Health Institute.  Not only can those in need now call the number, but they can also text. The number will direct users [...]

24 05, 2022

Speaking on Business: Utah Community Builders

By |2022-06-09T14:14:34-07:00May 24th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Utah Community Builders This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Utah is a great place to live and do business. We are consistently ranked as best in the nation for our business-friendly environment, quality of life, and access to top-quality healthcare. To add to this quality of [...]

21 05, 2022

Speaking on Business: Big-D Construction – Mental Health

By |2022-06-15T12:47:01-07:00May 21st, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: BIG D Construction - Mental Health This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Addressing the mental health needs of employees is one of the duties of Marissa Gallegos, the Benefits Coordinator for Big-D Companies. Her firm is one of the largest construction companies in the United States. [...]

19 05, 2022

Speaking on Business: Kirton McConkie

By |2022-06-15T10:09:37-07:00May 19th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Kirton McConkie This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. An estimated 264 million people worldwide suffer from depression — a reality that impacts performance in the workplace. Robert Walker, president of Kirton McConkie, is here to discuss what his firm and others are doing to address this [...]

19 05, 2022

State of Good Podcast: Turning the Tide on Mental Health Stigma

By |2022-05-25T09:15:31-07:00May 19th, 2022|Mental Health Month, Podcast, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

For every one death on a construction site, there are six suicides among construction workers. This staggering statistic, plus a growing body of evidence, has prompted the construction industry, and all businesses, to do something about workforce mental health. Learn more from employees and leaders in one of Utah's most prominent construction businesses.

18 05, 2022

Speaking on Business: Parsons Behle and Latimer

By |2022-06-13T10:42:18-07:00May 18th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Parsons Behle and Latimer This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, lawyers have a suicide rate that is four times greater than the general population. It’s a serious issue, and one that attorney Nicole Salazar-Hall is here to discuss. [...]

17 05, 2022

Speaking on Business: LUX Catering and Events

By |2022-06-13T10:45:51-07:00May 17th, 2022|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: LUX Catering and Events This is Derek Miller, Speaking on Business. The hospitality industry is vital to Utah’s thriving economy. And like any business, has unique challenges when it comes to mental health. Kelly Lake, the managing partner at LUX Catering and Events, explains what their community [...]

16 05, 2022

Living Well in Law: New Mental Wellness Guide Created for Legal Professionals

By |2022-05-16T09:41:00-07:00May 16th, 2022|Blog, Mental Health Month|0 Comments

In an effort to strengthen the resilience, engagement, and mental fitness of Utahns working in law, the Salt Lake Chamber’s social impact foundation, Utah Community Builders, has partnered with the Utah State Bar and its Well-Being Committee for the Legal Profession to create a wellness guide entitled “Living Well in Law: A Guide to Building [...]

5 05, 2022

Business Community Releases New Industry-Specific Employer Toolkits on Mental Fitness in the Workplace

By |2022-05-05T10:43:32-07:00May 5th, 2022|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders establishes new industry-specific guides to support mental wellness SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (MAY 5, 2022) – Utah Community Builders, the social impact foundation of the Salt Lake Chamber, along with business and community leaders debuted three new resource guides today for the construction, legal and hospitality industries. Each guide contains industry-specific data, [...]

10 03, 2022

A Conversation With Jamie Rowley, Founder and CEO of Kairos Billing Solutions

By |2022-03-10T09:04:45-07:00March 10th, 2022|Blog, Women's History Month|0 Comments

During March, the Salt Lake Chamber is highlighting influential women in Utah. By sharing their stories and advice, we hope to bring awareness to the importance of Women’s History Month.  What does Women's History Month mean to you? March is a month where we get to honor women in history and how they’ve changed society [...]

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