Utah County Crisis Hotline: (801) 691-5433
Sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In-person, virtual or phone meetings to assist individuals struggling with:
- substance addiction
- pornography addiction
- family or friends support groups helping someone who struggles with addiction
Family Services from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides assistance:
- Help individuals overcome pornography and other harmful behaviors, alcohol, and drugs
- Provide support to families through the difficulties associated with the impact of addiction
- Consult with leaders to better understand the available resources
Help save lives and teach families how to grow closer and stronger in overcoming the perils of addiction. Through daily certified peer support, weekly peer coaching sessions, and specific daily enrichment activities, recovery metrics are tracked to provide higher accountability for higher success rates during the recovery and family support processes. Therapists, case workers, and peer recovery specialists work with all types of addictions, providing support for betrayal trauma, family support including parent and teen services. Clergy are strongly encouraged to become an integral part of the recovery team with free access to tracking tools.
Electronic device and Social media
Have Smartphones Destroyed A Generation? - TheAtlantic.com
About a quarter of U.S. adults say they are ‘almost constantly’ online - PewRearch.org
The Endless Scroll: How to Tell if You're a Tech Addict - PCMag.com
How to Use the Parental Controls on a Smartphone- ConsumerReports.org
Best Parental Control Apps 2019 - TomsGuide.com
Is social media bad for you? The evidence and the unknowns - BBC.com
Social Media Use and Its Impact on Relationships and Emotions - BYU ScholarsArchive, by Spencer Palmer Christensen
Book: iGen, by Jean M. Twenge, Simon and Schuster
With generational divides wider than ever, parents, educators, and employers have an urgent need to understand today’s rising generation of teens and young adults. Born in the mid-1990s up to the mid-2000s, iGen is the first generation to spend their entire adolescence in the age of the smartphone. With social media and texting replacing other activities, iGen spends less time with their friends in person—perhaps contributing to their unprecedented levels of anxiety, depression, and loneliness.
10 Benefits of a Social Media Fast - ChurchofJesusChrist.org
It’s been a little over a month since President Russell M. Nelson challenged the youth to stay off of social media for one week. If you haven’t taken this challenge yet, no worries! You can decide when you’d like to complete your seven-day social media fast.