Volunteers of America, Utah
Drug Rehab Center in Salt Lake City, Utah
- Substance Abuse
- Opioid Addiction
- Dual Diagnosis
- Drug Addiction
Volunteers of America, Utah offers specialized addiction treatment services, including detox, drug rehab, and aftercare support, to help individuals in Jackson, Tennessee overcome substance abuse and achieve successful recovery.
About This Salt Lake City, UT Facility
Volunteers of America, Utah helps individuals in Salt Lake City and the surrounding area struggling with alcohol and substance abuse. This nonprofit organization provides comprehensive care to help treat addiction and the mental health conditions that commonly accompany it, such as co-occurring disorders and dual diagnosis. They strive to provide individualized care at affordable prices and accept private health insurance.
Volunteers of America, Utah offers multiple levels of care to suit the individual's needs. This includes detoxification, residential treatment, intensive outpatient programs, and post-treatment care. Treatment is centered around various evidence-based methods such as cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and motivational interviewing. Other services available include family therapy, anger management, couples therapy, health education, vocational training, and other life skills training. Through its compassionate and experienced staff, Volunteers of America, Utah is committed to helping individuals in the Salt Lake area get their lives back on track.
Conditions and Issues Treated
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Substance abuse refers to the intensive and inappropriate use of psychoactive substances. These include illegal drugs, alcohol, and even the excessive use of prescription drugs. Overuse of these substances leads to severe physical or psychological dependence.
Substance abuse is treatable and the duration of treatment and most successful sobriety can require weeks or months of professional care at Volunteers of America, Utah in Salt Lake City.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioid addiction treatment facilities like Volunteers of America, Utah support people struggling with opioid dependency, which covers illegal and prescription opioids. People often abuse prescription opioids to get high instead of adhering to a medical provider’s directions. Addiction forces people to crave for opioids impulsively without factoring in the dangers these drugs bring to them.
Most opioid addiction treatment plans include detoxification and subsequent medications to ease the process. However, that’s only the beginning. Behavioral therapies and counseling are also necessary to resolve the root cause of addiction. This overall approach decreases the likelihood of falling off the wagon. In some instances, therapies can be done at home.
Addiction is often caused by an underlying issue. Mental illnesses like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder or anxiety disorder could lie at the root. A dual diagnosis by Volunteers of America, Utah aims to treat the addiction as well as the cause of the addiction. This ensures the patient will not fall back on old ways after treatment is complete.
Alcohol Abuse, Dual Diagnosis (Co-Occuring Disorders), Opioid Addiction, Substance Abuse
Levels of Care Offered
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, Partial-Hospitalization, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Detox is the stage of recovery where the drugs or alcohol are fully removed from your body. As you stop using, your body metabolizes the last dose or drink and starts sending triggers to your brain to get more. These cues lead to cravings. If additional substances are not obtained you begin to go through withdrawal. Your body begins to reset chemical pathways and other metabolic processes begin which can be extremely uncomfortable.
There are two different ways to detox, with medications and without. Depending on your level of addiction and what you are using, you may need medical supervision. For many drugs and alcohol, the acute phase of detox can be completed in a number of days. Cravings and certain longer-term withdrawal symptoms may remain for longer as your body completely rids itself of the drug and relearns how to function without it.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An Intensive Outpatient Program like what’s offered at Volunteers of America, Utah, targets those who need intensive treatment but would rather get it in the comfort of their homes. The treatment programs vary in duration and intensity. They can be tailored to suit the patient’s needs.
Outpatient treatment plans cover diagnosis, detoxification, management, and counseling. They are a popular option for those who have graduated from inpatient facilities. Services in Utah include medication-assisted treatment (MAT) and individual and group therapy.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
A partial hospitalization program offered by Volunteers of America, Utah is appropriate for patients in and nearby Salt Lake City, UT that present acute symptoms of addiction. It’s similar to intensive rehab but runs much shorter because the patients don’t need 24-hour monitoring. Partial hospitalizations generally have more freedom when it comes to family visits.
Aftercare support plays an important role when sustaining a patient’s full recovery at Volunteers of America, Utah. Patients also receive assistance in making living arrangements in halfway houses. Career counseling is available for those who want a fresh start. There are also local community programs in Salt Lake City, UT such as Alcoholics Anonymous.
Volunteers of America, Utah‘s Therapies & Programs
Individual TherapyDuring individual therapy at Volunteers of America, Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah, the person in recovery meets with a therapist one-on-one to go over the situation and learn from their mistakes. The counselor or therapist will use this time to address causes of an addiction, triggers, any type of mental issue or dual diagnosis, and aftercare plans. They will help fill in any gaps in future plans to give the person the best chances of attaining and maintaining long-term sobriety.
Couples therapy reduces the dysfunctional behavior in a relationship that may cause addiction. It can help one or both members of the couple. It targets addiction and it can make for a healthier relationship.
Family Counseling + Treatment
Patients who receive generous support from their loved ones have better chances of completing their recovery. Genetics play a role when it comes to addiction, so it’s better to approach the problem as a unit. Family members can help an individual avoid addiction triggers and guide him or her in making lifestyle changes.
Group therapy is a type of counseling at Volunteers of America, Utah in Salt Lake City, UT that occurs between a bunch of strangers. The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious.
As a means of managing pain that has plagued them in the past, many individuals turn to drugs and alcohol. Assault, negligence, the loss of a loved one, and other unfortunate events may involve trauma. This treatment, offered and administrated by Volunteers of America, Utah in Salt Lake City, UT provides individuals the resources to cope with past traumas healthily.
Rational Emotional Behavior Therapy (REBT) has short term results for addicts. Volunteers of America, Utah gives patients the tools to deal with their emotions using a method called ‘rational self-counseling’. It aims to help them move forward with their lives without having to deal with ongoing therapy.
Alcoholics Anonymous is the original 12-Step program that established the model that other 12-Step programs, like Narcotics Anonymous, follow. 12-Step programs are support groups that are led and run by members of each group. These groups use the “Big Book,” which contains the 12-Step philosophy of recovery and ongoing abstinence from drugs or alcohol.
Contingency Management (CM) is based on the principle that consequences influence the behaviors of an individual. It promotes desired behavior by giving rewards while discouraging unwanted behaviors. CM is used for individuals who need therapy for more than 3 months. It has the advantage of being implemented by family members.
Life skills training helps the recovering person gain the skills and confidence necessary to function well in the world. Life skills training focuses on practical activities like cooking, job seeking, social interactions, and money management. This kind of training at Volunteers of America, Utah helps fill in the gaps caused by addiction with useful, immediately usable skills.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment (CBT), Contingency management/motivational incentives, Couples Therapy, Detox, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Discharge Planning, Drug Rehab, Dual-Diagnosis, Employment Counseling / Training, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Hepatitis Education / Counseling / Support, Individual Therapy, Intensive Outpatient (IOP), Intervention, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Naloxone and overdose education, Outpatient Treatment (OP), Partial-Hospitalization (PHP), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy, Vocational Training
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Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
435 W Bearcat Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Salt Lake City, 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.
An estimated 9.1% of Salt Lake City, Utah, residents were current illicit drug users in 2014. In 2015, there were 120 drug overdose deaths in the area, which is a rate of 9.3 deaths per 100,000 persons. The most commonly abused drugs include methamphetamine, heroin, and prescription opioids. There are different rehabs in Salt Lake City to choose from, but it's important to find the one that is best for you.
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