Treating Addiction in Utah

Recovery from addiction is serious. Especially considering the ever growing issues of the opiate and opioid epidemics sweeping the nation. A lot of people who never intended to become addicts were simply doing as their doctor recommended and became hooked on a painkiller. Or there might be some associated mental health issue, another hot topic in the US. It seems like there are not a lot of options for addiction treatment and/or mental health treatment in Utah, but there are.

Growing up in a home where addiction was always right under the surface, and then later experiencing how recovery can change lives, I know the importance of getting help for drug or alcohol addiction. Here a few locations for drug and alcohol addiction treatment in Salt Lake City that I know provide excellent care.

Mental Health, Detox and Addiction Treatment Facilities in Utah

  • UNI: University Neuropsychiatric Institute: University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) is a highly ranked hospital and behavioral health facility. We offer patient-centered care to treat all aspects of the individual—biological, psychological, social, and spiritual—elements essential to achieving balance in mental health. We aim to challenge and change the stigmas surrounding mental illness through compassionate care, collaborative research, and community involvement.Our specialists treat conditions like anxiety, eating disorders, major depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, schizophrenia, and substance abuse/chemical dependency. We also offer day treatment programs and support groups to help our individuals cope with everyday challenges and find a better quality of life.
  • Recovery Ways: Recovery Ways is a group of effective and affordable dual-diagnosis addiction treatment facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah. When you arrive at Recovery Ways, you immediately sense that you are in a place of serenity and healing. You participate fully in the development of your customized treatment plan after a thorough assessment process. Because each person is unique, you are assigned a primary care coordinator (PCC) that is your advocate and works with you to develop your own individual treatment plan. This counselor becomes your “go to” person helping you to get your needs met while you are in treatment at Recovery Ways. Recovery Ways utilizes a bio-psycho-social-spiritual model of treatment that provides each patient with the emotional, physical and spiritual tools needed to achieve a productive, joyful, and sober lifestyle.
  • Aqua Recovery: acqua recovery is a 20-bed evidence-based residential rehab center and intensive outpatient program offering an intimate sanctuary for adults struggling with substance abuse (with or without mental illness). We transform lives by creating a sanctuary for hope, healing, and recovery!
  • Salt Lake Behavioral Health: Salt Lake Behavioral Health (SLBH) is a private freestanding psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health and substance abuse treatment. Serving Salt Lake City and surrounding area, SLBH provides evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for patients. Behavioral health treatment is provided in a comfortable atmosphere and adheres to patient privacy and confidentiality standards. At SLBH, the patient, his or her family, and/or significant other are the focus of a caring and compassionate staff well trained in the mental health and drug & alcohol addiction treatment.

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