Prevention Services

Prevention and risk reduction strategies are designed to reduce the impact of substance use and mental disorders on individuals, families, and the community at large. Our prevention team aims to promote healthy lifestyles by reducing substance abuse and other problem behaviors that may put vulnerable populations at risk. We utilize evidence-based practices and work to engage community leaders, organizations and agencies in uniting their prevention efforts.

We focus on community-level change, aiming to educate and provide skills to the general public on issues such as drugs and alcohol, suicide prevention, parenting skills, stress reduction techniques, self-esteem building and other life skills. We closely follow the data from the Student Health and Risk Prevention (SHARP) Survey and use this to guide our efforts (you may view the SHARP reports at

Prevention services are provided by our prevention specialists throughout Tooele County. We follow the Strategic Prevention Framework to create and track community change.

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Resources – Prevention Services

Botvins LifeSkills Training (7th-12th grade) Botvin LifeSkills Training (LST) is an evidence-based substance abuse and violence prevention program that is taught in Tooele County School District’s secondary schools. The LST program has been extensively tested and...

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Direct Services – Prevention Services

DUI Class 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...

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The Science- Prevention Services

Researchers have identified multiple risk and protective factors that are associated with substance misuse and other behaviors that affect the health and success of youth ( Risk factors are individual, social, and environmental characteristics...

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Get Involved

What are community coalitions? Community coalitions are comprised of parents, teachers, law enforcement, local businesses, religious leaders, health providers and other community activists who mobilize at the local and national level to make their communities safer,...

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About Us

The Prevention Services team utilizes universal strategies to address the shared risk and protective factors associated with substance misuse, suicide, sexual violence, and other problem behaviors. We work with a large network of community partners to plan and...

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Suicide Prevention Resources for Tooele County

Tooele County Health Department offers three Suicide Prevention Trainings: QPR (Question Persuade Refer) is a suicide prevention program designed to train participants to recognize the signs of suicidal ideation, ask the person who is suffering directly about their...

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Tooele County Health Department

151 North Main Street
Tooele, Utah 84074
(435) 277-2300

Monday-Thursday 8am - 6pm
Friday 8 am to noon
Closed holidays.

920 East Wendover Boulevard, Wendover Utah 84083
P.O Box 554
Call (435)277-2326 or 277-2327 for available services and hours.

To report an emergency after hours call (435) 882-5600.