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Opioid Overdose Prevention and Naloxone Training

The Utah County Health Department offers a FREE opioid overdose prevention and naloxone training. Naloxone (also known as Narcan) is a medication that reverses an opioid overdose. It is important to have a naloxone kit if you or anyone you know is using opioids. The Health Department has a FREE limited naloxone supply available to those who take the class.

To schedule a class or walk-in, please contact MekelJ@utahcounty.gov | 801-851-7139

For safe drug disposal information, click here.

QPR: Question, Persuade, Refer

While suicide is a major public health problem, there are ways to help! QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) teaches you how to become a gatekeeper to prevent suicide. You will learn how to recognize the warning signs and what you can do to help. Everyone plays a part in suicide prevention and can offer hope to those who are struggling. If you or someone you know are having suicidal thoughts, please get help immediately. Call the Utah County Crisis Line at 801-691-LIFE (5433). To schedule a QPR or find one near you, call 801-851-7513. 

Safe Routes Utah School Assembly

The Safe Routes Utah Beat the Street assembly is a free, 30-minute program about walking and biking to school safely.  It is available statewide to students in 1st, 2nd, & 3rd grades.  This dynamic, educational presentation teaches students about the importance of traffic signs, signal lights, crossing the road and helmet use.  To request a presentation in Utah County, go to Safe Routes Utah to register.

Substance Use Prevention Presentations

The Substance Use Prevention team can present on a variety of topics including the history of prevention, prevention science (risk and protective factors), effective prevention, and drug facts. Community members are encouraged to learn about Utah’s evidence-based programs and campaigns such as Parents Empowered, Use Only As Directed (UOAD), Eliminate Alcohol Sales to Youth (EASY), Communities That Care (CTC), and the Opioid Overdose Prevention Program. Staff are also able to help local community groups understand and analyze their local Student Health and Risk Prevention Survey data. To schedule a presentation, call 801-851-7178 or email BrianA@utahcounty.gov.

Suicide Prevention in the Workplace (Working Minds)

Suicide is a major public health problem and our highest rates are working adults. Working Minds trains organizations to proactively address the early warning signs of suicide in the workplace. Organizations help employees address physical health in their policies, but mental health isn’t as often included. This training will educate and equip businesses with tools to address mental health and suicide concerns within the workplace. To schedule a training, call 801-851-7513. 

Tobacco Cessation Training for Healthcare Providers 

Evidence indicates that patients are more likely to quit tobacco when healthcare providers are involved. This training provides techniques that can be used in a clinical setting to discuss tobacco use (including vaping) with patients. Contact 801-851-7094 to schedule a training.  

Tobacco Prevention Presentation for School Administrators

The Tobacco Prevention and Control Program staff are available to provide information about tobacco products (including vaping), health effects of tobacco use, and how teachers and administrators can talk to youth about the dangers of vaping. Staff can also assist schools with updating tobacco policies. For assistance, contact 801-851-7096. 

The EASY Program| Eliminate Alcohol Sales to Youth

Off Premise Alcohol Retailer

State law requires training in the EASY Program for each store employee that sells alcohol or directly supervises the sale of alcohol for Off Premise consumption (gas stations, convenient stores, grocery stores). This training must be done within 30 days of hire. After participating in an EASY training, retailers will receive an Off Premise certification, which must be renewed every 5 years. 

Training Options

  • Utah County Health Department (UCHD) 
    UCHD offers this training to businesses at their location. If you are an employer who would like to provide this training to your employees who sell alcohol, please contact Brian Alba at 801-851-7178. Class sizes must have 5+ participants. The cost is $10.00 per person, cash or check only. 
  • Online Providers
    The Department of Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health has a list of additional providers.
    Follow the steps below:
    1. Go to dsamh.utah.gov
    2. Click on the “Education” tab on the home page.
    3. Click on “Alcohol Server and E.A.S.Y. Training.”
    4. Click on “Complete list of trainers” 

THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING THE EASY PROGRAM

For questions contact Brian Alba | 801-851-7178 | BrianA@utahcounty.gov

Car Seat Education Class

Virtual Car Seat Class Instructions

You MUST click the link below and participate in the video segment to receive credit for the class. If you don’t have audio available on your video you can also join in by calling: +1-415-655-0001 include meeting # listed . For further information, call 801-851-7513. For help in Spanish call 801-851-7528.

Thursday, October 21st @ 5:00 pm

Meeting number: 126 567 9809

Password: kqSn7vNpB97 (57767867 from phones and video systems)

Monday, October 25th @ 1 pm

Meeting number (access code): 126 669 4501

Meeting password: 8vFDN8PPJm2 (88336877 from phones and video systems)

Class materials for reference

Free Evidence-Based Program Classes Available

Stepping On: Falls Prevention for Older Adults

Free 7-week program that helps reduce your risk of falling for those age 65 and older. Register here or by calling 801-851-7528. 

Living Well with a Chronic Condition

Free 6-week workshop to help those living with a chronic condition increase their quality of life.  This class is also offered in Spanish as Tomando Control de Su Salud. For more information, call (801) 851-7528 or register for a class here.

Living Well with Diabetes

Free 6-week workshop to help people with type 2 diabetes better manage their health. Family and friends of those with diabetes also are encouraged to attend. This class is also offered in Spanish as Manejo Personal de la Diabetes. For more information –call  (801) 851-7528 or register for a class here.

Living Well with Chronic Pain

Free 6-week interactive workshop to help individuals better manage symptoms related to their chronic pain.  Free book and CD provided.

To register for a class, call 801-851-7528 or register online here.

Prevent T2 (National Diabetes Prevention Program)

Prevent T2 is a one-year lifestyle change program for people that have been diagnosed with prediabetes that helps them make real lifestyle changes such as eating healthier, increasing physical activity, and improving problem-solving skills.

Participants meet 24 times over the course of a year with a trained lifestyle coach and a small group of individuals working towards the same goals of preventing type 2 diabetes.

Qualifications to participate:

a) Have a BMI greater than 25

b) 18 years old or older

c) Have an A1c of 5.7-6.4 or fasting glucose between 100-125

or score 5 or more on this risk assessment.

Cost of class: $250 with $100 reimbursement upon completion of program

For more information about Prevent T2 Lifestyle Change Program:

Call 801-851-7014 or register online here.

For help in Spanish please call: 801-851-7528.