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22 09, 2022

Speaking on Business: Staker Parson

By |2022-09-23T10:18:08-07:00September 22nd, 2022|Blog, Policy, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber · Speaking on Business: Staker Parson This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business. Staker Parson Materials & Construction has built numerous projects throughout Utah. Now they are adding their support to strengthen the foundations of some of the most vulnerable among us. CEO Scott Parson has more. SCOTT PARSON: The construction [...]

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 [...]

6 07, 2021

Business Community Translates Employer Toolkit on Suicide Prevention in the Workforce Into Spanish

By |2021-07-07T10:54:36-07:00July 6th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders translates toolkit to reach more diverse communities SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (JULY 6, 2021) – Utah Community Builders, the social impact nonprofit of the Salt Lake Chamber, in partnership with inWhatLanguage, a leading localization and translation technology provider, has released the Suicide Prevention in the Workforce Employer Toolkit in Spanish. The toolkit [...]

26 05, 2021

Mental Health Month — Workplace Mental Health and Preventing Suicide

By |2021-06-02T20:19:31-07:00May 26th, 2021|Blog, Member News, Opinion|0 Comments

The workplace is a critical area to address mental health and suicide prevention. Over two-thirds of the American population participates in the workforce.  It is where we spend much of our days, oftentimes spending more time at work than with family and friends. This means that when workers are struggling with their mental health and/or [...]

28 01, 2021

Workforce Resilience Through Mental Fitness: AT&T Believe Salt Lake

By |2021-01-28T14:33:34-07:00January 28th, 2021|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

The education environment hasn’t been the same since the cancellation of in-classroom learning over 10 months ago. We’ve watched schools “ping-pong” from online to in person while students who have stayed online all school year struggle academically. Salt Lake School District has seen an 8% decrease in enrollment and 1,500 more students failing a class [...]

13 01, 2021

Hatch Center Highlights State and Federal Solutions to Address Suicide Crisis

By |2021-01-13T21:57:13-07:00January 13th, 2021|Member News|0 Comments

Salt Lake City, UT—Today the Hatch Center, the policy arm of the Orrin G. Hatch Foundation, hosted a virtual symposium on mental health and suicide prevention with Representative Chris Stewart, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Huntsman Foundation President David Huntsman, and social health advocates Heidi Swapp and David Kozlowski. The webinar—which can be viewed in its entirety here—aimed to raise [...]

9 12, 2020

Workforce Resilience Through Mental Fitness: How the State’s Live On Campaign Applies to Business

By |2020-12-09T13:57:55-07:00December 9th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy, Webinar|0 Comments

Live On Utah is the new coordinated statewide campaign to prevent suicide and help Utahns achieve mental and emotional wellness to Live On in a fulfilled way. Applying these efforts to the business world, supporting the mental fitness of our workforce, is good for people, AND good for business. About the Workforce Resilience Through Mental [...]

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