At this time, there are no dedicated inpatient, out-patient, or structured day treatment programs available within Summit County to treat patients experiencing a mental or behavioral health crisis. Patients experiencing a mental or behavioral health crisis may seek preliminary evaluation at Park City Hospital’s emergency room. However, once stabilized, patients are referred to other facilities as the hospital currently does not have dedicated psychiatric beds or staff. Additionally, in the absence of detox/substance abuse support services within the County, the jail often becomes the crisis intervention of last resort.
Highland Ridge Hospital in Midvale, UT
Highland Ridge Hospital offers mental and behavioral health acute stabilization crisis services for adults, seniors, adolescents, and the military. Inpatient mental health, dual-diagnosis, detox, rehab, and day treatment programs are offered. For children and adolescents (ages 12-18), the inpatient program is a 2-week crisis stabilization for psychiatric, mental health, behavioral health, and chemical dependency issues. The adolescent inpatient psychiatric program is known as “Breakthru” and offers crisis stabilization in a structured inpatient treatment setting. It is ideal for adolescents who are unable to resolve behavioral or substance abuse issues as it offers therapy and education components to promote increased feelings of accomplishment and self-worth. Once stabilized, youth are transferred to facilities offering extended recovery. For adults, outpatient services include day treatment programs for both mental health and chemical dependency. Highland Ridge specializes in treating depression, suicidal ideation, bi-polar, anxiety, self-harm, and schizophrenia. Highland Ridge accepts many forms of insurance, including Medicaid and the Uninsured. Prospective patients can call Highland Ridge 24-7 for a free mental health screening and assessment – please call 801-569-2153.
IHC’s Wasatch Canyons Behavioral Health Campus
Wasatch Canyons is IHC’s adolescent behavioral health campus located in Taylorsville, UT. It offers 4 points of service: 1) A 20 bed in-patient unit providing 24 hour care for children and adolescents ages 5-18 with depression, anxiety, bipolar, anger management, and other psychiatric and behavioral issues; 2) A Residential Day Treatment Program; 3) An Outpatient Day Treatment Program; 4) and a Center for Outpatient Counseling where former patients and the general public may receive psychiatric and psychological therapy from a large group of practitioners. The Day Treatment programs offer a daily school curriculum in addition to therapeutic counseling services. It is staffed with professional teachers who have experience working with adolescents with mental health issues. The school also offers assistance with IEP and Section 504 accommodations for youth transitioning back into traditional public school settings.
LDS Hospital Dayspring Inpatient and Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs, including medication management.
The LDS Hospital Dayspring progam offers several points of service for those suffering from a chemical dependency: 1) Inpatient medical detoxification. Our inpatient care provides short-term detox medical stabilization prior to beginning ongoing outpatient or residential treatment for addiction. Once a client is stable, he/she is encouraged to transition to the next level of treatment and continue their recovery in the Day Treatment Program or Evening Intensive Outpatient Program. 2) The Day Treatment Program provides each individual with supervision and structure to help them continue practicing the skills and tools they need to continue their recovery. Clients are involved in a full schedule of events, five days a week. Family members are involved in support groups on Monday and Thursday evenings. Depending on the patient’s needs and completion of the treatment plan, the average length of stay is four weeks. 3) Dayspring provides an evening substance abuse program that allows individuals to maintain their family and work responsibilities during the day and weekends but also participate in treatment. The program is a cost-effective means of treatment and is located at LDS Hospital. Depending on patient motivation and completion of their treatment plan, the average length of treatment is six weeks. 4) Aftercare is a very important part of the Dayspring program and is provided at no charge. It takes longer than four or six weeks for a person to make lasting changes in their life, so attendance at Aftercare and 12 Step meetings is essential to long-term recovery success. Clients return once a week for up to two years to attend an Aftercare group where they review the skills and tools of recovery that they learned in the Dayspring programs. Medications: Dayspring staff can prescribe relapse prevention medications such as Suboxone, Vivitrol, Campral, Antabuse, and naltrexone.
University of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI)
UNI offers patient-centered care to treat all aspects of mental health for children, adolescents, and adults. Inpatient hospital treatment is offered for adults at the University of Utah Hospital who are suffering from both a medical condition and an acute mental health issue. The hospital offers six distinct units, known as “5 West,” which allows for each unit to sustain an environment appropriate to varying patient needs. The uninsured and Medicaid patients can be seen at 5 West. Additionally for adults, UNI offers a Wellness Center. This center is an adult residential program for Salt Lake County residents experiencing an acute mental health issue. It provides a longer stay option for crisis triage and intervention, assessment services, medication intervention, and case management. It is staffed by a collaborative team of psychiatrists, advance practice nurses, physician assistants, and social workers.
Also for Adults, The Transition Clinic is a resource for patients who have discharged from the University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) inpatient hospital within the last 60 days.This clinic is designed to offer continued psychiatric treatment if there is a wait to get established with a long term psychiatric provider after you leave the hospital. This clinic is available on Monday evenings and is staffed with resident physicians who are training in psychiatry. The residents provide care under the direct supervision of board certified psychiatrists.
Treating Children & Teens’ Behavioral Health at UNI: Inpatient hospital treatment is offered for children and adolescents who are suffering an acute mental or behavioral health issue. The hospital offers three distinct units for youth patients: One for latency aged children, 5–12; and two units dedicated for adolescent patients. Following a comprehensive diagnostic evaluation, a team of child-adolescent psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, and nurses develop an individual treatment plan centered on stabilization, solution-focused treatment and triage to a less restrictive level of care. Treatment also includes individual and family therapy, medication management, and experiential therapies. UNI also offers day treatment programs in the form of Kidstar Day Treatment Program for children aged 5–12 years of age that assists in clarifying the diagnosis of children with emotional and behavioral challenges. For Teens, UNI offers the Teenscope daily treatment program for adolescents 12–18 that assists in clarifying diagnosis, resolving family issues, and providing treatment for all mental health issues. When appropriate, UNI also addresses chemical dependency issues. The adolescents are evaluated for medication needs and participate in a psychoeducational assessment and additional psychological testing to provide the best course of treatment. Teenscope includes a fully accredited education program allowing patients to earn credit toward graduation. Teenscope now has two locations – Research Park and South Salt Lake.
St. Mark’s Behavioral Health Services
St. Mark’s Behavioral Health Services offers a 16-bed inpatient psychiatric treatment facility for individuals age 18 and up. Treatment focuses on stabilizing the crisis. Patients will receive a primary psychiatric diagnosis and assessment, group and individual psychotherapy, and medication management with full access to all the medical care offered through St. Mark’s Hospital. St. Mark’s also offers an intensive outpatient mental health program offering comprehensive treatment for a broad range of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder. To speak to a mental health specialist, call (855) 755-5955. To learn more about the Behavioral Health programs call, 801-268-7433.
Utah State Psychiatric Hospital
Adult and pediatric patients’ are referred for admission to Utah State Hospital by a local mental health authority. Local mental health authorities are allocated beds by the Legislature based on the population in their areas. Referrals are accepted for admission if they meet both the admission criteria outlined in Utah Statute and the active inpatient treatment standards identified by the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS). Utah State Hospital Adult Services provides the highest level of psychiatric inpatient care with five 30 bed units providing pharmacologic and psychosocial interventions to assist patients in optimal management of their illness and increasing life skills.
The pediatric services offered at Utah State Hospital include 3 units consisting of a co-ed children’s unit with 20 beds, and an adolescent boys’ and girls’ unit serving 12-18 year olds with 26 beds each. Children with severe mental illness are admitted from around the state through their local mental health authority. The pediatric units are staffed by a team of highly skilled and board certified mental health professionals including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, recreational therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and pediatricians. After a thorough assessment is completed, the clinical team with input from the child’s family create a comprehensive individual treatment plan based on evidenced based treatment. Each child is enrolled in a 6 hour per day school program administered through the Provo School District.
Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital
Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital offers inpatient, outpatient, and partial hospital mental health and substance abuse services to adults and adolescents. Continuum of care for adolescents aged 12 to 17 years: Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital offers innovative programs for the treatment of adolescents who are struggling with addictions, emotional, and/or behavioral problems. Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital adolescent continuum of care offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient programs targeted to meet the needs of adolescents at a various stages of the continuum. Each patient receives a comprehensive mental health evaluation. Continuum of care for adults aged 18 to 64 years old: Provo Canyon Behavioral Hospital offers a unique approach to those whom present with dual diagnosis. If you are suffering with both psychiatric illness and substance abuse addiction, their multidisciplinary program and intensive daily schedule support you at each step toward recovery. Provo Canyon also offers outpatient medication management services to adults and adolescents.
Salt Lake Behavioral Health (“SLBH”)
SLBH is a private psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health and chemical dependency care. SLBH offers an inpatient psychiatric treatment program for adults aged 18 and up. SLBH stabilizes acute mental health symptoms via medication management, group therapy, and development of a crisis prevention plan to prevent relapse. Assessments are confidential and available at no charge. For more information, please call 801-264-6000 24 hours/7 days a week.
Matt’s Place is a non-profit center located in Centerville focused on helping families and individuals with behavioral and social struggles associated with intellectual and developmental delays, depression, anxiety, ADHD, Mood disorders and Bipolar disorder, other psychiatric disorders, and those on the Autism Spectrum. Matt’s Place can assist families and individuals ages 3–21 work through challenging behavioral disorders in a Day Treatment setting, Intensive Outpatient Program, therapeutic after school program, or group therapies. Patients without insurance can apply for needs based, sliding scale, and private payment arrangements. Patients can call 801-614-8400 to make an appointment or to request additional information.