VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic

VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic

Drug Rehab Center in Saint George, Utah

About This Utah Facility

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VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic is a licensed and accredited Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health and Drug Treatment Facility in Saint George, UT that offers a variety of methods methods and programs for Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health, and Drug Addiction. and other related Drug Addiction issues. Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, Residential Care, and Individualized Treatment are levels of care offered at VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic.

VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic offers a variety of treatment methods that can help addicts get sober and stay clean for good. Their professional staff is dedicated to helping each person who walks through their doors find the right path towards each individual's recovery. This center does not discriminate genders. Treatment here is offered to all genders, and they also notably support LGBTQ+.

When weighing your treatment options, accredited and licensed facilities are generally suggested more often. This center has Joint Commission accreditation. This facility accepts Military Insurance (TRICARE), Private Health Insurance, Self-Payment as methods to cover the cost of treatment. Fortunately, private health insurance is accepted here. For additional information regarding paying for treatment, contact our admissions counselors now.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO Listed
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation

    Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.

    Dual-Diagnosis

    There are different kinds of Dual Diagnosis:. A person who simultaneously experiences both a mental illness and an addiction disorder. Or, a person who experiences one or more coexisting (simultaneous) mental health conditions in addition to a primary substance use disorder.

    The treatment requires a multi-disciplinary approach, it’s crucial for individuals to partner up with a healthcare provider who understands all the recovery components.

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health 

    Levels of Care Offered at VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic

    This Facility offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Saint George, UT Outpatient Program

    The outpatient programs in Saint George, UT are for those addicted drugs or alcohol. The goal of the outpatient rehabilitation program is to make them stop abusing drugs or alcohol, reduce drug use or addictive behaviors, and become entirely sober. It is generally required to attend the outpatient program for 10-12 hours every week.

    Patients can be administered on-the-spot medication to ease withdrawal symptoms such as anxiety, increased heart rate, and even depression. Groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) can be used as a part of outpatient treatment to help maintain sobriety.

    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.

    Aftercare support is a service many addicts need to ensure their success at recovery. This service usually includes one-on-one or group therapies, assistance from a sponsor and other types of help designed to make sure the patient continues living a life free from drugs.

    Patients also may require medication to help them battle addiction. Some people have been able to successfully recover without additional medications, but others have found that they need help during their transition. Long-term, the patient must take the initiative to attend meetings and receive help from other addicts in recovery.

    Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual at VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic.

    Individual Therapy

    People in addiction recovery can benefit from individual therapy. This type of therapy involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one. This allows for a personal and trusting relationship to be built so that the patient can be truly themselves and express any emotions they feel. Individual therapy leads to greater understanding and peace about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.

    Couples Therapy

    Couples therapy for drug addiction is based on the belief that addiction is a family disease. Everyone involved with an addict, not just the addict themselves, is affected by their behavior and the changes the addict goes through. The relationship also changes the addict’s significant other and has likely picked up some codependent behaviors. Codependency is a term used to describe a person obsessed with another person and their needs and feelings while neglecting their own. Addicts are usually people-pleasers, so it is understandable how one can become codependent in relationships with addicts.

    Family Counseling + Therapy

    Family therapy is a type of group problem-solving that aims to improve communication and relationships between the patient, their family, and sometimes friends. The main goal of family therapy for drug addiction is to create an environment where communication can occur without judgment, hostility, or blame. The therapist is with the family as they learn to communicate with each other differently, especially with the addict when s/he is using.

    Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment. People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.

    Group therapy sessions provide recovering addicts with a chance to cope with everyday situations that many face. Group therapy sessions are held in rehab facilities, clinics, churches or community centers that offer drug addiction treatment.

    People who attend these groups are encouraged to voice their feelings and support other addicts in recovery. This helps group members strengthen their own recovery program while cheering on others who are struggling with sobriety.

    If you’re looking for addiction treatment, it’s important to find a facility that offers trauma therapy. This type of therapy helps people process and understand the past traumas that have led to their addiction. Trauma therapists will work with clients to help them understand their past and present relationships and show them that they are worthy of love. This therapy is typically done using visualization, discussion, and writing down thoughts and feelings.

    Trauma Therapy is a form of therapy that involves working with a patient to help them process and understand the past trauma(s) in their life. This therapy is typically done using techniques such as visualization, discussion, and writing down thoughts and feelings. The main goals of trauma therapy is to help clients express their emotions and talk about what they are feeling.

    Addicts often experience intense cravings for sugary foods during recovery. By teaching addicts how to eat well and stay healthy, therapists can help them manage their cravings over the course of treatment.

    During these sessions, Saint George, Utah dietitians and therapists will offer advice about healthy eating options and teach addicts how to make specific changes in their diet that can help reduce the effects of cravings during recovery.

    This type of therapy is often used in conjunction with other types of addiction treatment services. By identifying specific triggers and developing strategies to help addicts avoid relapse, most individuals can overcome their cravings and stay sober for good after they finish rehab.

    The first step to becoming a non-smoker is the choice to quit smoking. Nicotine replacement therapies are effective because they provide you with the nicotine you are addicted to without inhaling carcinogens from cigarettes.

    There are several types of NRT. These include:

    1. Nicotine gum
    2. Nicotine patches (transdermal systems)
    3. Nasal spray
    4. Lozenges

    The benefits to using NRT can include:

    1. Reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer
    2. Reduce the anxiety and irritability associated with quitting smoking
    3. Reduce the risk of type II diabetes.
    4. Improved fertility in women

    Couples Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Trauma Therapy

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    Experiential Therapy at VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic

    Experiential Therapy allows addicts to release emotions in a safe environment. The process involves addicts painting their feelings and releasing them on a canvas. LPE – Love, Peace, and Equilibrium is one of the most popular forms of experiential therapy.

    Payment Options Accepted

    For specific insurance or payment methods please contact us.
  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Additional Details

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    VA Salt Lake City Health Care System - St. George Community Clinic Location and Directions
    Address Information230 North 1680 East
    Saint George, Utah 84790 Phone Number(435) 634-7608 Meta DetailsUpdated June 21, 2022
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    Saint George, Utah Addiction Information

    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.

    Between 1999 and 2005, there was a 66% jump in the number of people who died from an overdose in Saint George, Utah. In 2012, 5% of Saint George residents had used an illegal drug. According to statistics, there were over 1,500 admissions to rehab centers in the city in 2016. Many facilities in Saint George provide inpatient treatment, outpatient services, medication-assisted therapy, and holistic treatment.

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