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Youth Council

THE STATE YOUTH COUNCIL

A DIVISION OF THE UTAH FAMILY COALITION

The State Youth Council is made up of youth who have experience with mental health services and want to make a difference through advocacy.

The State youth Council meets once a month, and is open to any youth ages 15-25 that want to participate in planning events, learning more about recovery and want to make a change for other youth with mental health concerns.

 

Youth Council is held the first Tuesday of every month from 3:45-5:30 pm

At the Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health

195 North 1950 West SLC UT

If you have any questions feel free to contact:

Michelle Vance 801-869-2885

 

WHAT WE ARE WORKING ON NOW

We will be celebrating our efforts in May by going to Toadz in August. September we will start brainstorming our next activity. If you want to join us at Toadz email or call Michelle at michelle@namiut.org or call at 801-8692885 for details.


 

RECENT EVENTS

Chill on the Hill

The youth council designed buttons that were passed out at NAMI/USARA’s Chill on the Hill Event. This is our final design:

 mental health matters button

Youth Recovery Pic

YOUTH RECOVERY ART SHOW

at the Rio Grande art Gallery

The State Youth Council spent 3 months working on different types of art that show their perspectives of recovery. They opened up this event to youth statewide, with any relation to recovery. 43 youth from around Utah, ages 12-28 participated in this event. The State Youth Council also held an open house for the community to come participate in.

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