Promoting Preventative Youth Mental Health & Well-being Solutions
Join Summit County Behavioral Health, Live Like Sam, Webewell, and Mental Wellness Alliance for an interactive event addressing the mental health crisis facing youth in Summit County, Utah, and the nation. This event is ideal for parents, educators, mental health professionals, and community partners.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
5:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Jim Santy Auditorium
3rd floor of the Park City Library
1255 Park Ave, Park City, UT 84060
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm – Light Refreshments
6:00 pm – 6:45 pm – Speakers
6:45 pm – 7:00 pm – Q&A
7:00 pm – 7:45 pm – Optional Thrive Workshop
Our speakers will provide a general overview of the following:
- The prevalence of poor mental health in Summit County and some of the catalysts of the mental health issues facing youth.
- The importance of prevention to promote mental health in youth.
- The many behaviors within our control we can practice that improve mental health and well-being.
- The importance of pursuing happiness and its impact on mental health.
- THRIVE: A well-being skills program launched in partnership between Live Like Sam and Webewell, serving youth in Summit County.
Carol Diener, Ph D, J.D.
Dr. Carol Diener is a child and adolescent clinical psychologist, forensic psychologist, and attorney, who has over thirty years of clinical experience. Carol received her Ph.D.in clinical psychology, as well as a J.D. in law, from the University of Illinois, where she served as a faculty member in clinical psychology for 26 yrs. Dr. Diener is on the Board of Directors of Webewell and is one of the authors of Webewell’s core curriculum.
Alexander Becraft, MBC
Alexander Becraft is a researcher at the University of Utah in the space of mental health and well-being. He is also the Founder and CEO of Webewell. Webewell delivers evidence-based skills from positive and clinical psychology to youth grades 6-12, and adults through app and web technology and psychoeducation peer support groups. Alexander designs and leads the group psychoeducation programs of THRIVE and Webewell.