Weber Human Services

Weber Human Services

ABOUT WEBER HUMAN SERVICES

Located in Ogden, Utah, about 40 miles north of Salt Lake City, Weber Human Services (WHS) offers outpatient treatment to adults and adolescents struggling with substance use disorders, mental health problems, or co-occurring disorders. One of just two state-operated substance abuse treatment facilities in Utah, WHS supports holistic wellness through coordination with social and medical services agencies and the court system. Services are available in English and Spanish, with priority for individuals who are pregnant or using IV drugs. Detox services are not offered on-site.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Treatment programs at WHS are evidence-based and apply cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) concepts that combine personal responsibility with skill-building. Among several available tracks for adults is a 16-week intensive outpatient program (IOP) utilizing the Matrix Model, as well as trauma-oriented Seeking Safety groups and moral reconation therapy for criminal justice clients

The substance use program for youth follows an Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach, involving 16 weeks of individual and family counseling. Family sessions typically take place in the client’s home, and the program addresses depression as well as addiction.

Several other specialized programs are available, including DUI education, a women-specific group, and distinct tracks for perpetrators and victims of domestic violence. Medication management is provided as needed, and adults in substance use treatment undergo twice-weekly drug testing. All clients are encouraged to attend 12-step meetings.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

WHS’s treatment team is made up of licensed counselors, social workers, and other master’s-level therapists, as well as numerous behavioral health technicians with at least a high school education. To date, the one alumni polled by Best-rehabs.com who evaluated the staff’s level of training and experience gave it a rating of four out of five stars.

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

At the time of this writing, the two alumni surveyed by Best-rehabs.com on the overall effectiveness of treatment at WHS gave it high ratings of four and five out of five stars. One respondent also rated many other aspects of the program highly, included its cleanliness, its affordability, its treatment of co-occurring disorders, and its family participation. The same alum identified individual counseling as a program strength and the need for more medical support an area for improvement.

WHS also fared well on Google[1], where it earned an average rating of 4.1 out of five stars based on 107 reviews. Most former clients, many of whom noted that they’d been using WHS services for years, praised the staff for their compassion and described the programs as intensive and effective. “The counselors were top notch and very supportive,” Joshua wrote in a representative review. “If you are willing to dig in and work hard, you can suceed with the help and support of this wonderful organization.”

FINANCING

According to the facility’s website, Medicaid is accepted. Clients not covered by Medicaid may receive fees on a sliding scale. To date, the one alum polled by Best-rehabs.com who evaluated the facility’s affordability awarded it five out of five stars.

[1] GoogleReviews

Reviews about Weber Human Services

  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
Individual counseling, as well as classes. Not enough funding to help with other medical problems. I was in the Dora program which I think really helped me this time around it was my second time going through treatment the first time it was just the basic class.
  • Treatment Effectiveness
  • Accommodations & Amenities
  • Meals & Nutrition
  • It was a very effective treatment.