ABOUT 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.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
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 (). The facility is among the 5.5 percent of Utah facilities that offer a .
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. 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.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
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.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
At the time of this writing, the one former client polled by Best-rehabs.com 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.
On Google reviews to date, the facility also received highly favorable feedback: 4.8 out of five stars based on four reviews.  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.