One in four people in Box Elder County report poor mental health. We are coming together as a community to start talking about it. Below you will find a collection of videos from our local leadership and community members talking about mental health, the role it has played in their life, and personal advice on reaching out to those who need a helping hand. Click each photo to view their full video. If you or someone you know is in need of support view the resources below.
Scott Hancey is the chief of police for Perry City. He has spent a good deal of his career working with individuals struggling from mental health issues and connecting them to appropriate services. Also, his personal experiences have increased his empathy for those that struggle with mental health problems. He offers a unique view of what good mental health is and how to find the courage to rise above those problems.
Jeff Scott is a Box Elder County Commissioner with a great deal of experience supporting and implementing programs designed to improve mental health in our county. His personal experiences have given him a deeper understanding of how to help people find the therapy they need and how to support them through the experience.
Stan Summers is a Box Elder County Commissioner with a desire to help people in our county find health and wellness in all aspects of their life. His willingness to bring awareness to mental health issues in our county is helping to create a network of resources designed to encourage individuals accept their poor mental health and get the treatment they need to improve their lives.
Jordan Dallin is a resident of Bear River City and a successful entrepreneur. He has been on a long journey to accept and recover from mental illness. His perspective on how to get the help that will allow you to rise above your struggles is invaluable to those desperate for help.
Clay Chournos is a resident of Tremonton and a long-time educator in Box Elder County. His perspectives on what mental health problems are and what is needed to treat these problems is insightful and empathetic. His thoughts will help guide individuals looking to help a loved one or friend get the help they need.