As used syringes become a pollution and opioid-related public health hazard across the United States, Utah County has yet to experience the problem on a large scale.
A Utah Legislature bill signed in March appropriated $145,000 for youth suicide prevention in the 2018 fiscal year. This grant money will be used for suicide prevention programs for elementary school students and children served by the Division of Juvenile Justice Services, according to the bill.
In a BYU study conducted by family life professors Brian J Willoughby and Spencer L James, 50 percent of US millennials believe they have a soul mate, and the “FOMO” is paralyzing their relationships.
The Utah County Health Department’s annual report for 2016 reflects the successful year the Health Department experienced as well as improvements the department is striving to make in 2017.
The struggle with infertility is particularly prominent and seemingly more challenging in Utah because of the strong family culture in the state.
BYU professor Scott Braithwaite said when people seek a marriage license, relatively few of them have become educated about how to establish and build a successful marriage relationship.