Intermountain Virtual Mental Health Event Aims to Connect People with Resources

Mental health challenges can affect anyone at any age, especially when the world seems to be in a state of constant crisis and change. Hope comes from finding resources to help navigate such challenges. That’s why Intermountain Healthcare is hosting the 2020 Virtual Mental Health Services Awareness Night, 

The virtual event, scheduled for Thursday, October 22, at 7 pm, is open to anyone in Utah who wants to understand how to help those with mental health challenges. People who want to participate in the free live-streamed meeting are can log on at

Speakers include President Astrid Tuminez from Utah Valley University and Dr. Greg Hudnall, executive director and found of Hope4Utah and Hope Squad.

Participants will also learn how to utilize United Way’s 211 information line as a “one stop shop” for resources and be able to access links to national, state and local resources.

“We know people going through a mental health challenge often turn to family, friends or trusted leaders to find help. We want more people to understand what resources are available so they can offer that assistance when its needed,” says Kyle Hansen, Utah Valley Hospital administrator.

For more information and to register to participate in the event, please go to


Virtual event is scheduled for Thursday, October 22 at 7 p.m.