Discovery House Comprehensive Treatment Center of Orem

Discovery House Comprehensive Treatment Center of Orem


Discovery House Comprehensive Treatment Centers of Utah operates four methadone and buprenorphine clinics that offer counseling and medication-assisted treatment (MAT). The location in Orem provides outpatient treatment for adults struggling with opioid dependency.


Discovery House Comprehensive Treatment Center of Orem offers a program designed for individuals who have grappled with heroin or prescription painkiller addiction for at least a year. Pregnant clients are eligible for the program but must accept coordination from an OB/GYN. Upon arriving at the center, clients must not have used opioids for the previous 24 hours, unless they are pregnant, to help clinicians determine an effective dosage protocol.

Clients are assessed for their individual needs and prescribed either methadone or buprenorphine (Suboxone/Subutex). The facility is among the 5.5 percent of Utah facilities that offer a methadone maintenance program.

The center’s team of professionals monitors the effectiveness and administration of medication for optimal safety and outcomes. Individual and group therapy provide support, guidance, and skills to help clients abstain from drug abuse in the future. In therapy, clients examine the root causes of their addiction and discuss their behaviors, emotions, and viewpoints in a safe environment.


Within Utah, Discovery House Comprehensive Treatment Center is among 7.2 percent of substance abuse treatment facilities accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities – CARF. Although the facility’s website does not note specific credentials of its staff at the time of this writing, it indicates there are “trained counselors” and a medical staff.


The Orem facility is open Monday through Saturday. Medication hours are: Monday through Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.; and Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. The center is closed on Sundays, however, it is open on holidays from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.


At the time of this writing, the one former client polled by offered a positive review. Lindsey, who had tried several other facilities before coming here, provided a perfect five-star rating for treatment effectiveness. “Discovery house saved my life from heroin addiction. I started on their methadone maintenance program. It has changed my life for the better,” adding, “programs aren’t enough for people who are dealing with a lot of other mental health problems and trauma as co-occurring disorders.

On Google reviews to date, the facility also received highly favorable feedback: 4.8 out of five stars based on four reviews. [1] Reviewers praised the staff, counseling, and the rules that safeguard the integrity of the program and instill client compliance. In a representative five-star review, Melissa wrote: “I have had a great experience at discovery house. I love all the counseling they offer you can do group individual and family counseling.”


Prior to the start of treatment, the facility briefs clients on the cost of care and payment options. Clients are required to pay an intake fee on the day of their appointment unless covered by Medicaid and, in most cases, must pay for treatment upfront. According to its website, the facility accepts most insurance plans; however, clients first pay out of pocket and then submit claims to their insurer for reimbursement.

[1] GoogleReviews

Services provided by Discovery House Comprehensive Treatment Center of Orem

Service Setting

  • Outpatient
  • Type of Care

  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Treatment Approaches

  • Anger Management
  • Brief Intervention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Contingency Managementmotivational Incentives
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Trauma-related Counseling
  • License/Certification/Accreditation

  • State Substance Abuse Agency
  • State Department Of Health
  • Commission On Accreditation Of Rehabilitation Facilities
  • Payment/Insurance/Funding Accepted

  • Medicaid
  • Genders Accepted

  • Male
  • Female
  • Discovery House Comprehensive Treatment Center of Orem Reviews

  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
  • Meals & Nutrition
  • Discovery house has saved my life from heroin addiction. I started on their methadone maintenance program. It has changed my life for the better. Methadone has given me the ability to cope with everyday life as well as complex post traumatic stress disorder and severe depression and anxiety. I was self medicating with heroin, and once I stopped using heroin those problems definitely did not go away. The program through Discovery House has allowed me to start working on deeper issues such as childhood abuse and trauma that I wasn't about to face with traditional impatient treatment alone. If you are suffering from deeper issues than just addiction I would strongly suggest starting at Discovery House. They are accommodating and realize that traditional 12-Step programs aren't enough for people who are dealing with a lot of other mental health problems and trauma as co-occurring disorders. I went to about three detoxes and four traditional treatment programs and just became more and more discouraged and hopeless and broken as time went on and felt as though nothing could ever heal me. Then, I ended up at the methadone clinic waiting for a friend to sign up. I kept having this feeling that I should sign up too, and this feeling of safety which I hadn't had in so long. So I signed up even though I had no idea how I'd pay but I just told myself it would have to work out somehow right? Well by some miracle, it has. I have relapsed a few times individually but never come close to being strung out, and in face barely even felt anything since relapsing because the methadone blocked most of the heroin high so I would just regret it so much after. I have now been on methadone for three years and one month today. I've now gotten most of my payments covered by insurance. But my recovery has been a miracle and I owe it all to Discovery House!