First Step House Veterans Services Salt Lake City, UT

440 South 500 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84102

Summary

Basic information about this treatment center.


Treatment For

A detailed list of the primary cases commonly treated here.

Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse


Substance Abuse + Addiction

Using both legal medications and illegal substances in order to maintain an addiction is substance abuse. Illegal substances can become addictive after a single use. If you are obtaining legal medications illegally, you may be suffering from substance abuse. Fortunately facilities like First Step House Veterans Services in Salt Lake City, UT are here to help.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction

Opioid addiction treatment facilities in Utah, like First Step House Veterans Services cover both illegal and prescription opioids abuse. Most plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction.


Levels of Care Offered

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Long Term (>30 Days), Residential, Short Term (<30 Days), with additional therapies available as listed below.

Aftercare Support

Treatment is just the first step to maintaining sobriety. After treatment, aftercare support at First Step House Veterans Services helps the individual adjust to a life without substances. This support may involve a sober living home in or near Salt Lake City, UT, career counseling, or educational assistance. This is when a relapse prevention plan begins to take shape.

Dual-Diagnosis

A dual diagnosis is when someone deals with both alcohol and mental or emotional disorder. Emotional trauma, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, depression can be part of dual diagnosis therapy. It must happen simultaneously to get care for these conditions to handle any of them effectively.

Residential Treatment

Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.


Therapies & Programs

The methods used to care for each individual.

12-step facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger management, Cognitive behavioral therapy, Contingency management/motivational incentives, Dialectical behavior therapy, Discharge Planning, Employment counseling or training, Family counseling, Group counseling, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Individual counseling, Marital/couples counseling, Motivational interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Rational emotive behavioral therapy, Relapse prevention, Substance use counseling approach, Substance use education, Trauma-related counseling

12-Step Program Facilitation

The 12-step program is a part of substance abuse treatment. In this program, peers help each other to achieve the goal of abstinence. It was initially developed by the founders of Alcoholics anonymous. Due to its huge success, the 12-step program is included as a part of other substance abuse treatments. The 12 steps guide at an individual level. It begins with the individuals accepting that they are addicts, and they understand its consequences. It is followed by focusing on the recovery process and making amends for hurting others. The program provides the benefit of cognitive restructuring, which refers to the process of change in the negative thoughts that leads to long-term benefits.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the underlying thoughts and behaviors that caused the problem of addiction in the first place and may cause a relapse. Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders, and if not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders.

CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern by cognitive restructuring. In simple terms, it helps to remove negative thoughts and provides long-term benefits. Also, CBT promotes self-awareness, self-control, and healthy ways to respond to negative thoughts. It can be administered as a mono-therapy as well as a part of combination therapy.

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) helps those who attend First Step House Veterans Services understand how their feelings, beliefs, and thoughts affect their behaviors. DBT is particularly useful for people with self-harming behaviors, as well as those with substance abuse disorders. DBT teaches people how to tolerate distress, regulate their emotions, and how to become mindful.



Patient Experience

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Payment Options Accepted

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale

  • Additional Details

    Deaf / Hard of Hearing, Smoking permitted in designated area, Veterans

    Address Information
    440 South 500 East
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84102
    Phone Number
    801-359-8862
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