Addiction Treatment Center Ogden UT

An addict may become an addict by first having a physical injury of some sort. The doctor prescribes pain medication, and before long the addict is hooked. Aside from the pain-killing effects of the drug on the physical body, the addict also recieves an emotional/mental relief, which contributes to the addiction.

GMS Counseling LLC
617 North Harrisville Road, Suite 1,
Ogden, UT84404
(801) 825-4876
www.gmscounseling.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Specializing in Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

GMS is Committed to Quality Counseling Services:

GMS Counseling LLC is licensed by Clearfield City, and by the State of Utah, Department of Human Services, Office of Licensing to provide Outpatient Group and Individual Treatment.

GMS is certified to provide English Prime for Life instruction for DUI offenders.
We are State of Utah certified to provide Domestic Violence Treatment.
Therapy Staff meet requierments of Utah Dept. Occupational and Professional Licensing.
We are certified for Drug and Alcohol Testing and facilitate test verification.

Please feel free to call us if you have any questions. 801-825-4876

Daniel J. Thornhill, LCSW - Clinical Director:

Daniel Thornhill LCSW, Clinical Director, has over 30 years experience as a professional Counselor and Therapist. Mr. Thornhill has lived in Weber and Davis Counties his entire life and is devoted to the communities and residents of this unique part of Utah. Dan is happily married with two adult children and two grandchildren.

GMS Program Philosophy:

GMS Counseling LLC believes in providing services in a mutually delivered partnership that fosters the client's ability to manage and control their lives within their respective communities. GMS is committed to reducing barriers that may limit our ability to serve the individual client and the community at large. We believe in open, honest, clear and respectful communication. We believe in the your right to participate in determining what services are offered and how they are delivered.
Serenity House
2740 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Ogden, UT84401
(801) 392-5971
www.houseofhopeut.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Specializing in Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

House of Hope, founded in 1946, is the oldest provider of substance abuse services in Utah.
We are a privated, non-profit organization dedicated to providing a full range of holistic alcoholism and chemical dependency treatment services in Salt Lake City, Provo and Ogden, Utah. Our programs in Salt Lake City and Provo are gender-specific and serve women & mothers with children. We serve all of Utah and the Intermountain West.
Our professional staff strives to provide quality services that enable individiuals and families challenged by substance abuse issues to achieve healthy, self-sufficient, drug-free lifestyles. Services are focused on helping each client build on their strengths and focus on steps leading to positive recovery.
Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide addiction recovery and behavioral health services that help reclaim and rebuild lives, strengthen families, instill accountability, and promote personal growth.
Metamorphosis Ogden Inc
2557 Lincoln Avenue,
Ogden, UT84401
(801) 622-5272
www.breakaddiction.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Specializing in Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

Metamorphosis Salt Lake City, Inc. has served the greater Salt Lake City area since 1995. Our service area includes the counties of Salt Lake, Davis, Morgan, Utah, Wasatch and Summit. We specialize in outpatient treatment of opioid dependence using medication-assisted recovery and supportive counseling service. We offer methadone and Suboxone medications along with individual and group counseling. For many, medication-assisted recovery is the treatment of last resort after having failed many other treatment options such as quitting on your own, 12 step programs and Suboxone prescribed by a community physician. Medication-assisted treatment has a long history and has been a successful approach for many patients struggling to stay in recovery; this maybe the treatment for you.
Ogden Regional Medical Center ACT
5475 South 500 East Street,
Ogden, UT84405
(801) 479-2250
www.actforlife.net

Intake Phone Numbers:
(800) 215-2250

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services

Residency: Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Italian, Spanish

Specializing in Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women

Ogden Regional Medical Center
As a cornerstone of our thriving community in Weber County, Ogden Regional Medical Center offers invaluable expertise gained from more than 60 years of delivering exceptional patient care. Our hospital is dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare. We meet that standard through changes in upgrading technology and advanced procedures. While these changes may be constant, our tradition of caring and healing will never fade.
Davis Behavioral Health Inc
Mens Recovery Center
2250 North 1700 West Street, Building A,
Layton, UT84041
(801) 776-1726
www.dbhutah.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(801) 773-7060

Hotline Phone Numbers: (801) 773-7060

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Private health insurance

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Specializing in Men

Our Mission is to provide comprehensive, quality behavioral health services to individuals, families and our community through: Effective Clinical Practice with Evidence-based Outcomes provided in a Fiscally Responsible manner to ensure Client/Family, Community and Staff Satisfaction.
Davis Behavioral Health Inc
Outpatient Substance Abuse
934 South State Street,
Layton, UT84041
(801) 773-7060
www.dbhutah.org

Hotline Phone Numbers: (801) 773-7060

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Our Mission is to provide comprehensive, quality behavioral health services to individuals, families and our community through: Effective Clinical Practice with Evidence-based Outcomes provided in a Fiscally Responsible manner to ensure Client/Family, Community and Staff Satisfaction.
Davis Behavioral Health Inc
Intensive Outpatient
934 South State Street,
Layton, UT84041
(801) 773-7060
www.dbhutah.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Our Mission is to provide comprehensive, quality behavioral health services to individuals, families and our community through: Effective Clinical Practice with Evidence-based Outcomes provided in a Fiscally Responsible manner to ensure Client/Family, Community and Staff Satisfaction.

Addiction Begins with Pain

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Addiction Begins with Pain

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Friday, September 14, 2007 Addiction begins with pain, sometimes physical, other times mental or emotional.

Almost all use or abuse of alcohol or drugs is related to escapism- a need to deaden feelings of hurt, sorrow, loss or pain.

An addict may become an addict by first having a physical injury of some sort. The doctor prescribes pain medication, and before long the addict is hooked. Aside from the pain-killing effects of the drug on the physical body, the addict also recieves an emotional/mental relief, which contributes to the addiction.

A person who uses illegal, or street drugs, most often is searching for an escape. Many psychiatrists and therapists now refer to illegal drug use, or alcohol abuse as "self-medicating".

People are searching for a way to feel better, to forget something, or to just escape the difficulties of their lives. The use of drugs may be only a temporary fix, but to an addict, any relief is better than none at all.

In order to really help an addicted person there must be some way to address the underlying source of the self-medicating. Like a medical doctor, the therapist must attempt to find out "what hurts" and why it hurts, before the addiction can be addressed. Likewise the patient must be willing to face the pain of the injury, and experience their sense of loss, grief or sadness, rather than trying again and again to supress it or escape from it.

Recovery from addiction is not about self-control or will power. When an addict begins to use substances they never believe that they can become "addicts." It is the old "It couldn't happen to me" trick, that gets them to start using the drug. Promises of how the drugs "will make you feel good" or "make you feel better" and even "make you feel no pain" are an easy lure for people who feel bad, or are dealing with an intense emotional pain. If the drug actually does help "take a...

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