What We Do
The Summit County Mental Wellness Alliance is a community coalition of government entities, nonprofits, private businesses and citizens working to enhance the quality of life for all Summit County residents by improving community awareness of mental health & substance abuse, increasing access to effective treatment, and increasing effective prevention efforts.
Our Strategic Plan
County-wide mental health assessment conducted by Summit County Health Department
Mental Health Assessment results presented to Summit County Council and Park City Council
Summit County Mental Wellness Alliance created to organize various mental health and substance abuse recovery efforts already going on in the county. Numerous working groups are created to being work implementing the strategic directives.
Community Planning Meeting held at Park City Hospital
Summit County Health Department hires Aaron Newman as the new Mental Health and Substance Abuse Coordinator
Communities That Care organization is formed, Mary Christa Smith hired as coordinator
Executive Committee of six members formed to provide an additional streamlined layer
Summit County Council ratifies and approves the Mental Wellness Alliance Strategic Plan.
Planning and implementation continue through 2018 for this year-long process of systemic change in the whole county.
Latino Affairs hosts the first Latino Behavioral Health Fair.
Groundbreaking partnership with the University of Utah’s Health U Behavioral that significantly increases the amount of mental health professionals available in our community for both adults and students.
All schools in Summit County have full behavioral health coverage.