February is Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month

February is Heart Health Month. Natalie Tippets, Bear River Health Department Health Educator, was a guest on Give’m Health this week and she shares some great tips on how everyone can help their heart out to live a more healthy life. Take a minute and listen to...
Naloxone for Opioid Overdose

Naloxone for Opioid Overdose

Are you concerned about a loved one who currently uses opioids? This use could be for pain from a chronic condition, following surgery, or using it to obtain a high. If so, consider keeping a Naloxone kit on hand! Naloxone (also known as Narcan) is a medication that...
Medication-Assisted Therapy

Medication-Assisted Therapy

The Bear River Health Department offers Medication-Assisted Therapy. This program uses medication as a source to help fight the cravings and withdrawals associated with addiction. When coupled with therapy sessions this program has proven to be very effective for...
New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

The Bear River Health Department’s Health Officer, Jordan Mathis, talks about how to set a meaningful goal and actually achieve it. Setting small goals are much more likely to lead to success. Focus on the benefit of making healthy changes rather than focusing...
Traveling with Medication

Traveling with Medication

Emily Jewkes, a health educator at the Bear River Health Department, shares some great tips on traveling with medication. It is the time of year when we gather with others and often we forget about medication safety tips. Keep everyone safe and have a healthy holiday...
Preventing Underage Drinking

Preventing Underage Drinking

Annie Parker, Bear River Health Department’s Prevention Coordinator, talks about preventing underage drinking. Annie reminds us that most kids do value their parent’s opinions. There are also a few things that Parent’s Empowered has outlined that can...