Connecticut should be applauded for the recent adoption of these compacts.
Ketamine has already been helping Utah patients for years.
The Beehive State has a longstanding problem with mental health. In 2019, Utah ranked sixth highest in the nation for its age-adjusted suicide rate, and it is currently the leading cause of death for Utah teenagers.
This bill would allow nurse practitioners to prescribe controlled substances without the supervision of a physician.
This bill expands the scope of practice for physician assistants who specialize in mental health, providing greater and more affordable access to mental health care for Utahns.