Communities That Care Coalition of Summit County is about bringing our community together around mental wellness and youth substance abuse prevention. Suicide is the leading cause of death for adolescents in Utah. This has to stop. We have to recognize this in our community and do everything we can to stop this epidemic. Awareness is the key, as is intention. CTC helps community organizations and families of Summit County to work together in identifying issues and creating real solutions.
Communities That Care of Summit County, Utah is the youth prevention coalition of our community.
Our Four Pillars to Mental Well-being
Issues We Address
We address issues related to mental health and substance use. Our coalition has identified 3 priority risk factors and one priority protective factor for our shared work.
- Perceived risk of substance use
- Depressive symptoms
- Parental attitudes favorable towards substance use and anti-social behavior
- Opportunities for pro-social involvement