Headquartered in the state capital of Salt Lake City, is a subsidiary of the nationwide non-profit , an organization that provides behavioral health services to veterans and low-income clientele. The addiction treatment division, named the Cornerstone Counseling Center, was founded in 1968. In addition to its short-term program, the organization provides flexible and Intensive Outpatient Programs () for substance abuse and .
Treatment and Staff
Before beginning treatment, clients go through an intake and assessment process with to help develop a plan that suit their needs. While the organization does not provide a medical detox option, there is a 65-bed social detox program, which clients can participate in before continuing on to therapy—still, those who might face life-threatening withdrawal symptoms should seek medical support elsewhere.
Treatment plans are available in Day Treatment, IOP and outpatient intensities which provides 20, nine to 19 and eight hours or less of treatment per week, respectively. Though mostly reliant on sessions, clients also attend weekly . Therapy is , with a strong emphasis on and . Support for is available as well, including . Groups cover a number of topics including gender-specific issues, parenting, relationship skills, trauma processing, skill-focused , communication techniques, and recovery principles.
Volunteers of America Utah also offers outpatient plans solely for mental health issues. Adolescent-specific drug and alcohol treatment is available as well. Counseling for domestic violence issues is provided when necessary as are on-site childcare services between 10:30 am and 6:30 pm. Those who finish can work with staff members to develop plans as well.
Overall, Volunteers of America Utah is a comprehensive program that offers low-income clients a full continuum of outpatient-based treatment options. Each plan includes evidence-based care, , 12-step integration and case management. For men, women and adolescents seeking affordable treatment in a formalized setting, Volunteers of America Utah is a strong resource.
Volunteers of America Utah
435 West Bearcat Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
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