Substance abuse or Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment is available to all citizens of Salt Lake County regardless of their ability to pay. Treatment fees are adjusted for every income level.
Substance abuse treatment addresses and seeks to remedy the many factors and issues which cause people to become addicted to drugs and alcohol. Treatment teaches coping strategies for dealing with drug cravings and dealing with relapse if and when it occurs. Treatment has been shown to reduce drug use by up to 60 percent. Success rates for treatment are comparable to those of any other chronic illness such as diabetes or asthma.
The following services are provided by contracted agencies:
Treatment and counseling services are available to eligible residents of Salt Lake County.
Assessments are given and will provide recommended level of care at any of the following agencies:
Residential treatment is a level of care that entails that the client lives (resides) within a treatment facility for a specified duration of care. There are three different levels of residential treatment. An assessment is completed by a licensed mental health therapist, along with input from the client, that will determine the level of care recommended. Residential treatment programs usually include group and individual therapy sessions and are staffed 24 hours a day. These centers are NOT lock down facilities.