May is Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month, check out these upcoming local asthma events:
May is also Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental health and asthma are two serious chronic conditions in Utah. The new Utah Asthma Program Asthma and Mental Health Report shows the interdependence of asthma and mental health.
Having both depression and asthma can worsen health more than either condition alone. Conversely, addressing mental illness in those with asthma will lead not only to better asthma outcomes but also to better mental health outcomes.
Learn more about this issue and other asthma research on the Data and Evaluation Reports page.
Summer in Utah has arrived, bringing warm sunny days, hikes, and other outdoor enjoyments. At this time, allergies and air quality can become a health concern for many Utahns, especially children and those with asthma.