Prime for Life (18+) and Prime for Life (under 18) Prime for Life is an evidence-based motivational prevention, intervention and pretreatment program specifically designed for people who may be making high-risk choices. This includes but is not limited to impaired driving offenders, college students, and young people charged with alcohol and/or drug offenses. It is designed to change drinking and drug use behaviors by changing beliefs, attitudes, risk perceptions, motivations, and the knowledge of how to reduce their risk of alcohol and drug related problems throughout their lives. The 16-hour curriculum is offered every other month. This class is in lecture format with opportunity for discussion and processing. Each student is provided with a workbook to follow along and take notes in. Participants will receive a certificate of completion after successfully passing the post-test.
Upcoming Course Dates for 2023:
- January 9, 10, 11, 12 from 5pm-9pm
- March 13, 14, 15,16 from 5pm-9pm
- May 1, 2, 3, 4 from 5pm-9pm
- July 31, Aug. 1, 2, 3 from 5pm-9pm
- October 2, 3, 4, 5 from 5pm-9pm
- November 27, 28, 29, 30 from 5pm-9pm
Register for a Prime for Life course-
Participants are required to complete a questionnaire and pay the $200 fee upon registration. Schedule an appointment here to meet with prevention staff and register: tooeleprevention.setmore.com. Call 435-277-2476 with any additional questions about the class or how to register. If you are under 18, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Child Abuse Prevention
Tooele Prevention Services has partnered with Prevent Child Abuse Utah (PCAU) to offer a child abuse prevention curriculum in Kindergarten through 6th grade in Tooele County School District. PCAU prevention programs educate children to recognize abuse, engage children to learn safety strategies, and empower children to report abuse. PCAU school programs are age appropriate and typically taught in the classroom with visual aids, videos, and other interactive activities such as role playing.
We also offer Jr. And Sr. High School presentations and parent and teacher trainings on Child Abuse prevention upon request.
Find out more at: https://pcautah.org/
To request this training please call or e-mail Natalie Heiner at email@example.com or call 435-277-2477.
Suicide Prevention Resources for Tooele county – click here to learn about available resources and programs.
QPR stands for Question, Persuade, and Refer — the 3 simple steps anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. This FREE, evidenced-based program will help participants recognize the warning signs, risk factors, and common behaviors of those at risk for suicide. Participants will learn skills on how to best help and potentially save lives of loved ones. Participants 12 and older are welcome to enroll. This training is for anyone who would like resources on this important issue.
Please contact Stacy Smart at 435-277-2478 to request a training.
Or register online for public trainings held monthly at https://tooelecity.org/city-departments/communities-that-care/q-p-r-suicide-prevention-training/
Live On is a statewide effort to prevent suicide by promoting education, providing resources, and changing our culture around suicide and mental health. Together we can get through, reach out, lift up, look ahead, and Live On. Find out more at https://liveonutah.org/
Mental Health First Aid
This is a skills-based training that teaches participants about mental health and substance use issues. Participants learn how to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders. This 8-hour training provides the skills needed to reach out and provide initial help to those who may be developing a mental health or substance use issue or experiencing a crisis.
Contact 435-277-2476 for more information or to organize a training.
Guiding Good Choices
Guiding Good Choices is an evidence-based parenting workshop for parents of kids ages 9-14. Skills taught in this workshop include setting guidelines and consequences, expressing anger in a constructive way, refusal skills to help kids stay out of trouble but keep their friends, and assigning new roles to children. This course reduces substance misuse and other problem behaviors among youth. Participants meet for a weekly 2-hour session over the course of 5 weeks. Dinner and childcare may be included. If interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about any of these programs, please call 435-277-2476 or email PreventionServices@TooeleHealth.org