**Please check back for information for 2019 Mental Health Awareness Night.**

Mental Health 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.

Download 2018 Presentations


Bill Hulterstrom

See Bill Hulterstrom's presentation from our 2018 Mental Health Awareness Night

Jonathan Sandberg

See Jonathan Sandberg's presentation from our 2018 Mental Health Awareness Night

2018 Keynote Speakers


Bill Hulterstrom - United Way President & CEO

Bill Hulterstrom has been helping individuals and families improve their communities throughout North America and overseas for more than 30 years. 

Bill began his career working at the Utah Special Olympics, where he served as project director. He soon accepted a position at United Way of Utah County where, after only two years, he was promoted to president and CEO—a position he continues to hold today.

Bill has distinguished himself as a recognized leader and trainer in the areas of volunteering, board governance, non-profit leadership, and community building. Over the past 30 years, he has conducted hundreds of workshops and trained or consulted with thousands of individuals in over 30 states and in Canada and Ghana. 

Bill has served on scores of national committees, boards, and task forces. He has served as vice chair of America’s Service Commissions, a national non-profit that works to improve national service and volunteering. He has served as first vice chair of the Utah Commission on Volunteers and as co-chair of the Utah County Homeless Coordinating Committee. Locally, he also serves on the boards of Hogle Zoo, Intermountain Healthcare, and Mountainland Head Start. He has also served as president of the board of Utah Directors of Volunteers and is former chairman of Mountainlands Family Health Center. 

Bill and his wife, Tammy, are the parents of two children and live in Provo, Utah.


Jonathan Sandberg - BYU Marriage & Family Therapy Program Director

Jonathan Sandberg, Ph.D., joined the faculty in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University in the fall of 2008.  Prior to coming to BYU he completed his doctoral work in Marriage and Family Therapy at Kansas State University in 1998 and joined the faculty at Syracuse University that same year.  He worked at SU in the Department of Marriage and Family Therapy as a full time faculty member (teaching, research, administration), and then as department chair for a total of 10 years before coming to BYU. His research interests are centered on the relationship between emotional/physical health problems and marital dynamics, particularly romantic attachment for couples.  He has authored or co-authored numerous papers on marital attachment, marital quality, depression, and couple related health issues. 

In addition, Dr. Sandberg has an on going interest in multicultural couples and families.  He has published numerous articles relating to the experiences of racial and ethnic minorities in families and in therapy, and currently teaches classes on diversity and families at the undergraduate and graduate level. He has also worked with families, couples and individuals as a family therapist for nearly 25 years.  Most importantly, Jonathan has the unique honor and privilege of being married to Sharon Jannelli Sandberg, his best friend and sweetheart, and they are the parents of 4 wonderful and vibrant children.