Federal Grant in Utah for Drug Prevention

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Federal Grant in Utah for Drug Prevention Nearly one person dies in Utah every day due to prescription drug – mostly opioid – overdose. Recently, a federal grant for $2 million for drug prevention was awarded to Utah. Administrators and directors who stand to use the funds are hoping that the preventative tools they can now implement will go a long way. Utah will receive $375,000 per year from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to strengthen prevention efforts and raise awareness about the...

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Having Family Dinners Can Lessen Drug Abuse in Kids

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Having Family Dinners Can Lessen Drug Abuse in Kids Everyone’s lives seem more packed; more busy than ever. Especially families. There are so many activities, responsibilities, technological distractions, and household chores, that quality family time often gets pushed aside. People find themselves telling their kids “in a minute” more often than they would like, or saying “we’ll do it tomorrow” and never finding the time. For this and other reasons, researchers decided to study the correlation between...

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