2019 Mental Health Services Awareness Night

Mental Health Services Awareness Night is a free evening workshop for community leaders to outline and explain counseling and other resources available in Utah County to help people dealing with mental or emotional conditions. 

The workshop includes keynote presentations as well as informational booths from more than 40 local agencies.


Thursday, October 10, 2019


Utah Valley Hospital
Education Center
Sorenson Tower – 2nd Floor


5:30 p.m. – Check-in begins
6 p.m. – Welcome and speaker introductions
7 to 8:30 p.m. – Booth room open


Dr. Matt Swenson – Illness prevention and wellness promotion
Dr. Mark Hubner – Early intervention and treatment

2019 Keynote Speakers


Matt Swenson

Dr. Matt Swenson is a board-certified pediatric psychiatrist. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester and completed a psychiatry residency program at UC Davis, followed by a pediatric psychiatry fellowship at the University of Utah and Primary Children's Hospital. He is the medical director at Utah Valley Hospital's Outpatient Psychiatry and Counseling Clinic. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Swenson serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Utah County and chairs the EveryDay Strong initiative. He serves as president of the Utah Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, a delegate to the Utah Medical Association, and a psychiatric consultant to the missionary program of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He and his wife, Amy, live in Provo and are the parents of four children.

Mark Hubner

Dr. Mark Hubner was raised in Rochester NY. He attended medical school in Philadelphia, PA at Hahnemann University, now Drexel University. He practiced family medicine for 13 years before cross training into psychiatry at a combined military/civilian program between Wright Patterson AFB and Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. For most of his military career, Mark has been involved in global health running programs in Asia, Africa and Eastern Europe. Additionally, he spent a year in Afghanistan building healthcare capacity.

His last military position was as the Neuropsychiatry Branch Chief at the School of Aerospace Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. While there, he and his department assisted NASA in their most recent astronaut selection board. Mark retired from the military after 24 years of active duty service in 2017. Mark is currently serving as the Medical Director of The Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital in Orem. He and his wife Brenda have six daughters and a 100-pound poodle named Rusty, who thinks he’s a lap dog.