Salt Lake County – Valley Behavioral Health- Orange Street

Salt Lake County – Valley Behavioral Health- Orange Street


Salt Lake County – Valley Mental Health- Orange Street, located in Salt Lake City, UT, offers a continuum of mental health and substance abuse treatment for adults, adolescents, and children. Valley Mental Health operates 69 programs throughout three Utah counties, employing over 800 staff members to serve more than 17,000 individuals each year.


The facility’s substance abuse and general addiction treatment program follows offers outpatient programs, intensive outpatient (IOP) day treatment, and residential treatment. The facility offers specific programs for various needs including dual-diagnosis treatment for mental illness, addiction intervention, gender specific programs, and services for adults over age 55. Services are also available for homeless individuals,those with criminal records, and individuals in need of trauma-based treatment.

Families are included in the treatment plan through the Families in Recovery Staying Together (FIRST) program. This program is focused around developing parenting skills and inspiring recovery and rebuilding of relationships despite substance use and mental health issues. Assistance for reunification with children is offered through the program along with domestic violence and relationship services and evidence based trauma treatment. Participants of the FIRST program also receive the typical therapy, medication management, and medication assisted therapy involved with the substance use treatment program. There is also a special prenatal support program for pregnant women.

Services are also available for children ages 12-17 who are struggling with substance abuse issues. Mental health treatment is incorporated into the care plan as needed. Adolescent services may include outpatient, intensive outpatient, day treatment, and residential services. Individual, group, and family therapy are incorporated into the treatment plan. The facility’s Adolescent Substance Use Program (ASAP) is the standard outpatient and day treatment for kids 13-17 years old who are using substances to teach relapse prevention, mood management, and other necessary skills for recovery.

ARTEC West is a dual diagnosis residential treatment unit offering mental health and substance use treatment for youth ages 12-17. The unit has eight beds each for boys and girls so that they may have a stable place to live while recovering.


The treatment team includes psychiatrists, clinical therapists, case managers, social workers, registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and many other support and administrative staff.


There is currently no information provided by the facility regarding its living arrangements and related offerings. However, one alum polled by gave four out of five stars for the facility’s accommodations & amenities and three stars for meals & nutrition.


At the time of this writing there has been one alum polled by alum felt that the treatment offered was effective. The alum, S.C., gave the facility five out of five stars for treatment effectiveness, four stars for accommodations & amenities, and three stars for meals & nutrition. She was neutral when asked if the facility strictly offered a faith-based program; that if the facility was adequately equipped and staffed to treat co-occurring mental health problems in addition to substance use disorders; and if the facility staff were experienced and well-trained. She felt that a strength of the facility was that “it was a all female facility.” She also added, “It worked for me. I have been clean and sober sence.”


The cost of treatment at the facility is not published. The facility accepts insurance including Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance and offers a sliding scale fees for those who meet income and asset criteria.

Salt Lake County – Valley Behavioral Health- Orange Street Reviews

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  • It was a all female facility. It was both drug treatment. As well as a correctional facility. It worked for me. I have been clean and sober sence.