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USU Extension Education Highlight: ‘Exploring Mental Health Conversations for Coal Miners’

BySamantha Johnson

Apr 17, 2024
USU Extension Education Highlight: ‘Exploring Mental Health Conversations for Coal Miners’

The HEART Initiative at Utah State University, along with the Southeast Utah Health Department, will be hosting a conference titled “Conversations for Coal Miners and Mental Health” on Tuesday, April 30 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center in Price, Utah. The conference aims to address mental health issues specific to rural communities in Utah.

Speakers at the conference will include Ashley Yaugher from USU Extension in Carbon & Emery counties, Amanda McIntosh, Suicide Prevention Specialist from the Southeast Utah Health Department, and guest speaker Dr. Kristen Koci, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology at Utah State University. The conference will provide an opportunity for coal miners and others in the community to engage in important conversations about mental health.

Registration information for the “Conversations for Coal Miners and Mental Health” conference can be found at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carbon-emery-conversations-for-coal-miners-mental-health-tickets-837713051287?aff=ebdsoporgprofile. More information about the USU Extension’s HEART Initiative and the Community and Natural Resources Institute can be found at their respective websites. Additionally, more information about the Southeast Utah Department of Health can be found at seuhealth.com.

By Samantha Johnson

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