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PITU Behavioral Care Department in Cedar City, UT

PITU Behavioral Care Department offers comprehensive addiction treatment programs including aftercare support, drug rehab, intensive outpatient and outpatient levels of care, tailored to each individual's needs and covered by private health insurance.

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Drug Addiction

About PITU Behavioral Care Department

PITU Behavioral Care Department in Cedar City, Utah is a treatment facility that specializes in helping individuals struggling with opioid addiction, substance abuse, and drug addiction. They offer a range of services and treatment options to assist those who are looking to overcome their addiction and work towards a sober lifestyle. PITU Behavioral Care Department is dedicated to providing effective, evidence-based treatment in a supportive environment.

The facility offers various levels of care, including aftercare support, drug rehab, intensive outpatient, and outpatient programs. Their experienced team of professionals utilizes a combination of counseling, therapy, and medication-assisted treatment to address the specific needs of each individual. PITU Behavioral Care Department aims to empower their clients and equip them with the tools necessary to achieve long-term recovery. Their comprehensive approach focuses on addressing both the physical and psychological aspects of addiction, providing a holistic and personalized treatment experience for those seeking help.

  • 4 Conditions Treated
  • Insurance Accepted
  • 4 Levels of Care
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • 24 Therapies & Programs

Conditions and Issues Treated

Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment

Rehab centers exist in Cedar City, UT to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like PITU Behavioral Care Department provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment

Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at PITU Behavioral Care Department in Cedar City, UT, UT, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

Levels of Care

This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

Intensive outpatient programs are an integral part of the continuum of care for people addicted to drugs and alcohol. Most intensive outpatient programs in Cedar City, UT comprise a 3-hour session three times a week. Usually, the intensity of these programs diminishes over time. These programs offer a range of services, including counselling, medical treatment, and monitoring alcohol and drug use. The programs are ideal for people who do not need treatment at an inpatient or residential facility and continue to need extended care and support.

Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Utah.

Outpatient therapy provided by PITU Behavioral Care Department is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

Aftercare support involves the support given to a Cedar City, Utah patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). PITU Behavioral Care Department‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

PITU Behavioral Care Department‘s Therapies & Programs

Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

Group therapy happens at PITU Behavioral Care Department in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Cedar City, UT patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT is a treatment of choice for people suffering from self-harming behaviors characterized by cutting and suicidal thoughts or inclinations.

This treatment is developed to help individuals recognize their thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings. It has demonstrated its effectiveness for people that are finding it difficult to control their emotions and urges. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT as it imparts individuals stress-management techniques and enhanced self-esteem so they can sustain their sobriety by reducing the impact of triggers and out-of-control emotions.

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at PITU Behavioral Care Department can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.

Patients at PITU Behavioral Care Department in Cedar City, UT learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers in Cedar City, Utah, like PITU Behavioral Care Department, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse.

Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process of rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings. Through this method incentives are used for completing positive steps towards a sober life. This may be a reward for attending meetings, remaining sober or for employment goals.

Payment Options

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  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
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    Location & Contact

    PITU Behavioral Care Department Location and Directions
    Address
    440 North Paiute Drive
    Cedar City, UT 84721

    Phone Number
    (435) 586-1112

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    PITU Behavioral Care Department Location and Directions
    Location

    440 North Paiute Drive
    Cedar City, UT 84721
    (435) 586-1112

    Accepting

    Gender Female, Male

    Modality Couples, Family, Group, Individuals

  • Smoking Allowed
  • Ownership
    Tribal Government Funded

    Listed May 26, 2020

    Updated November 25, 2023

    Cedar City, Utah Addiction and Treatment

    More than 500 people in Utah die each year from the effects of drug abuse and/or addiction. Substance abuse rates in Utah have seen an upward trend for a variety of drugs. Opioids are involved in almost 70% of all drug-related deaths in the state, annually. In 2014, Utah officials created a Good Samaritan Law to protect drug users who report possible overdoses from being prosecuted themselves.

    Cedar City, a serene Utah town known for its vibrant arts scene and outdoor activities, provides an ideal backdrop for addiction recovery. However, the city has faced challenges with opioid abuse, having one of the highest prescription rates in Utah from 2006-2012. Iron County's opioid prescription dispense rate matched that of Salt Lake County during this period, highlighting the severity of the issue.

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