suicide prevention

Suicide prevention: 3 ways to help

Social Work Professor Phillip Osteen offers insights on suicide prevention research and tips for getting help for someone who is at risk.

Saving lives

In the face of escalating teen suicides, Utah launched an app. No one knew just how much change it would bring.

New staff parental leave rule

Beginning Jan. 1, the University of Utah will begin offering full-time benefitted employees paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child. The new rule provides 50 percent of the staff member’s salary for a cumulative six-week period that can be used intermittently during the first year after the birth/adoption. All eligible employees […]


Crisis response planning resulted in 75 percent reduction in suicide attempts during six-month follow-up period.