ABOUT OGDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER – ACT
Nestled in a mountain town known for its ski resorts and sports fishing, the Alcohol and Chemical Treatment Center (ACT) at Ogden Regional Medical Center is one of the oldest alcohol and chemical dependency treatment programs in Utah. Founded in 1973, the facility offers residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment services to adults. Detox is available on-site.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
According to the facility’s website, the treatment center encourages family members to participate in the treatment process. Anyone who is considering treatment is assessed and take part in an in-depth interview.
ACT offers detox to people with withdrawal symptoms, and people who may need 24-hour inpatient medical support. Along with medically monitored detox, the facility offers highly structured inpatient treatment, a day treatment program that allows clients to return home in the evenings, and an eight-week intensive outpatient program (IOP).
The inpatient program is designed for people who need medical stabilization after detox. It is also for people who need an intensive level of care.
Programming is 12-step based and includes group therapy, family education, and relapse prevention workshops.. A weeklyis offered to graduates for up to two years.
The center’s website indicates the treatment team includes physicians, nurses, and addiction specialists.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The facility’s website notes the hospital as a whole has 239 beds. There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings at the ACT Center. However, the four individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave an average rating of 4.75 out of five stars for accommodations and amenities.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
The three former clients surveyed by Best-rehabs.com gave the facility mixed reviews. Two of the alumni gave five out of five stars for the staff support, and one alum gave three stars for staff support.
Dan provided the most positive feedback. He gave five stars for treatment effectiveness, leisure activities, and cleanliness. While he did mention the center needed more one-on-one counseling, he wrote that Ogden “provided ne the tools needed for recovery.”
Ken also gave the facility a good review, he gave four stars for treatment effectiveness and five stars for holistic offerings, and cleanliness. “Good place to get clean,” he wrote.
The third alum, C.M., gave the facility mostly one, two, and three out of five stars across 15 different evaluated metrics, including just one star for its level of counseling. “Group time should be spent on group, not educating nurses,” they wrote.
WHAT FRIENDS & FAMILY SAY
The two loved ones polled by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility positive feedback.
They gave four and five out of five stars across the 15 different evaluated metrics, including treatment effectiveness, staff’s level of training and experience, counseling options, cleanliness, and family participation.
The only complaint from both participants was the facility could use some renovations. “Personal attention and consistent application of treatment methods. Facility could use some upgrades. This facility and its staff are dedicated to providing the best care possible,” wrote one anonymous reviewer in a representative review.
According to the facility’s website, Ogden Regional Medical Center accepts most private insurance plans, as well as Medicare and Medicaid.