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Reclaim Your Life From Addiction

With our highly effective treatment program and caring support team, there is hope.  We will customize a outpatient program for you that recognizes your pattern of use and any co-occurring issues. 
Suboxone and Vivitrol Treatment
Ambulatory Detox- Return to work in as little as 48 hours
Long-Term Recovery Programs

 

We are located near public transportation.
4179 Riverboat Road, Suite 220 Taylorsville, Utah
Call Us Today at (801) 212-9591

Quick Access

Serving Adults Age 18+

Committed to Providing
Quick Access to Treatment

Most Major Insurances Accepted

Reasonable Self-Pay Rates
for Clients Without Coverage

Major Credit Cards Accepted

Treatment Center Location:
4179 Riverboat Road, Suite 220
Taylorsville, Utah 84123

(801) 872-5516

Ambulatory Withdrawal Management- Detox

Conducted by Licensed Psychiatric Medical Providers

Privacy and Convenience with  Detoxing at Home

Ability to Attend Work and School

Detox from Chemicals Including Opioids, Alcohol and Sedatives Such as Xanax

A Fraction of the Cost of Inpatient Hospitalization

Comprehensive Treatment Services

Pharmacotherapy- Medication Assisted Treatment
Proven to be the Most Sucessful Tool for Opioid Treatment

Intensive Outpatient Program
Dual Diagnosis and Trauma-Informed

Case Management
Ensures the Client is Empowered to Maximize the Effectiveness of Treatment

General Outpatient Program
Access to Over 40 Specialized Therapists

Onsite Toxicology Laboratory

Comprehensive Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment Services
Ambulatory Withdrawal Management- Detox

Medical Withdrawal Management from (opioids, alcohol and sedatives, such as Xanax) is conducted by licensed psychiatric medical providers and offers the confidentiality, privacy, and dignity of detoxing at home.  Our program allows individuals to continue to attend work and school, and is a fraction of the cost of an inpatient hospitalization.

 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Adults 18+
  • Regular use of a substance that requires medically assisted detox, and intention to receive appropriate relapse prevention treatment after detox
  • Availability of a responsible adult friend or family member to be present at the daily appointments and to help monitor the client at home
  • Agreement to terms and requirements of the treatment
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Certain exclusions to this program may apply such as pregnancy, serious withdrawal complications under treatment in the past, and certain serious medical conditions.  Learn more Here

Pharmacotherapy-
Medication Assisted Treatment

Medication assistance has been proven to be the most successful tool for opioid (pain pills, heroin) addiction treatment.  Our treatment uses Bupenorphine (Suboxone), Naltrexone (Vivitrol), and other supportive medications.

 

Our Medication Assisted Treatment will be provided by Utah state-licensed medical providers.  Our Medical Director, Dr. Joel Hanson MD, is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and General Psychiatry and oversees all medical procedures.

 

Our clinical team, including licensed therapists, counselors and other support staff, provides specialized substance use and co-occurring disorders counseling services in addition to treatment for trauma.

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Intensive Outpatient Program

Our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) includes 9 hours of therapy per week of curriculm-specific programming (3 hours per session, 3 times a week).

 

The program incorporates best practice components from leading experts in the field of Addiction Medicine.  Our credentialed facilitators, including licensed mental health counselors, LCSWs, LMHCs, MSWs and SUDCs, are all under the supervision of our Board-Certified Medical Director.

 

Ascendant’s IOP is a dual diagnosis and trauma-informed program.  The addiction programming incorporates elements of Alcoholics Anonymous®, Rational Recovery®, and Smart Recovery®.  The behavioral health programming may include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy.

 

Support Services include programs such as:

  • EMDR Treatment
  • Yoga
  • Art and Music Therapy
  • Reiki
  • Life Skills Building
  • Guided Imagery
  • Theraputic Outtings
  • Community Service and Events

Our IOP is LGBTQ affirmative.

Case Management

A Case Manager is assigned to each client to ensure:

 

  • All appointments are made and kept
  • Medications are obtained and accessed
  • Connections to appropriate support groups and community activities are made
  • The client is empowered to maximize the effectiveness of the treatment.
General Outpatient Program

General outpatient counseling is offered by highly qualified clinicians specializing in the treatment of addictions and co-occurring disorders.  As an Ascendant Behavioral Health client, you have access to over 40 highly qualified clinicians and medical providers.

 

Many of our therapists specialize in the treatment for trauma and utilize Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) which is recognized as one  of the most effective forms of trauma treatment.

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Onsite Toxicology Laboratory

Since its inception, Ascendant has operated a CLIA licensed laboratory that provides fast, accurate, and consistent client test results.

 

Laboratory testing is an important component of treatment.  It is used to:

 

  • Assess client’s Substance Use Disorder
  • Develop appropriate treatment plans
  • Confirm client’s compliance with treatment
  • Confirm if client is taking other substances which may affect treatment or cause harm
Ambulatory Withdrawal Management- Detox

Medical Withdrawal Management from (opioids, alcohol and sedatives, such as Xanax) is conducted by licensed psychiatric medical providers and offers the confidentiality, privacy, and dignity of detoxing at home.  Our program allows individuals to continue to attend work and school, and is a fraction of the cost of an inpatient hospitalization.

 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Adults 18+
  • Regular use of a substance that requires medically assisted detox, and intention to receive appropriate relapse prevention treatment after detox
  • Availability of a responsible adult friend or family member to be present at the daily appointments and to help monitor the client at home
  • Agreement to terms and requirements of the treatment
african-american-teen-girl-depressed

Certain exclusions to this program may apply such as pregnancy, serious withdrawal complications under treatment in the past, and certain serious medical conditions.

Pharmacotherapy-
Medication Assisted Treatment

Medication assistance has been proven to be the most successful tool for opioid (pain pills, heroin) addiction treatment.  Our treatment uses Bupenorphine (Suboxone), Naltrexone (Vivitrol), and other supportive medications.

 

Our Medication Assisted Treatment will be provided by Utah state-licensed medical providers.  Our Medical Director, Dr. Joel Hanson MD, is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine and General Psychiatry and oversees all medical procedures.

 

Our clinical team, including licensed therapists, counselors and other support staff, provides specialized substance use and co-occurring disorders counseling services in addition to treatment for trauma.

military veteran with PTSD trauma
Intensive Outpatient Program

Our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) includes 9 hours of therapy per week of curriculm-specific programming (3 hours per session, 3 times a week).

 

The program incorporates best practice components from leading experts in the field of Addiction Medicine.  Our credentialed facilitators, including licensed mental health counselors, LCSWs, LMHCs, MSWs and SUDCs, are all under the supervision of our Board-Certified Medical Director.

 

Ascendant’s IOP is a dual diagnosis and trauma-informed program.  The addiction programming incorporates elements of Alcoholics Anonymous®, Rational Recovery®, and Smart Recovery®.  The behavioral health programming may include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Cognitive Processing Therapy.

 

Support Services include programs such as:

  • EMDR Treatment
  • Yoga
  • Art and Music Therapy
  • Reiki
  • Life Skills Building
  • Guided Imagery
  • Theraputic Outtings
  • Community Service and Events

Our IOP is LGBTQ affirmative.

Case Management

A Case Manager is assigned to each client to ensure:

  • All appointments are made and kept
  • Medications are obtained and accessed
  • Connections to appropriate support groups and community activities are made
  • The client is empowered to maximize the effectiveness of the treatment.
General Outpatient Program

General outpatient counseling is offered by highly qualified clinicians specializing in the treatment of addictions and co-occurring disorders.  As an Ascendant Behavioral Health client, you have access to over 40 highly qualified clinicians and medical providers.

 

Many of our therapists specialize in the treatment for trauma and utilize Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR) which is recognized as one  of the most effective forms of trauma treatment.

Onsite Toxicology Laboratory

Since its inception, Ascendant has operated a CLIA licensed laboratory that provides fast, accurate, and consistent client test results.

 

Laboratory testing is an important component of treatment.  It is used to:

  • Assess client’s Substnace Use Disorder
  • Develop appropriate treatment plans
  • Confirm client’s compliance with treatment
  • Confirm if client is taking other substances which may affect treatment or cause harm
Meet Our Medical Director

Joel Hanson MD serves as the Medical Director for Ascendant Behavioral Health.  Dr Hanson is Board Certified in both General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine with extensive training in the treatment of Addictions. With a focus on Substance Use Disorder, he has created and directed numerous evidence-based programs in a variety of settings including Highland Ridge Hospital, University Neuropsychiatric Institute, St. George Detox Hospital and Wasatch Mental Health.

Dr. Hanson believes the most appropriate approach for successful long-term outcomes is to have many levels of Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder treatment under one umbrella, and to include a comprehensive continuum of care which reduces stress for clients and their families.

Dr. Hanson graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York. He completed an internship with Columbia University of New York. He then completed dual residency programs in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of Utah.

Dr. Joel Hanson MD serves as the Medical Director for Ascendant Behavioral Health.  Dr Hanson is Board Certified in both General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine with extensive training in the treatment of Addictions. With a focus on Substance Use Disorder, he has created and directed numerous evidence-based programs in a variety of settings including Highland Ridge Hospital, University Neuropsychiatric Institute, St. George Detox Hospital and Wasatch Mental Health.

Dr. Hanson believes the most appropriate approach for successful long-term outcomes is to have many levels of Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder treatment under one umbrella, and to include a comprehensive continuum of care which reduces stress for clients and their families.

Dr. Hanson graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine in New York. He completed an internship with Columbia University of New York. He then completed dual residency programs in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of Utah.