RESOURCES & LINKS

Local Resources:

AD Psychotherapy & Clinical Consulting
The AD Psychotherapy & Clinical Consulting offers counseling, medication assisted therapy, intensive outpatient program, aftercare support, and is a Medicaid provider. To learn more visit the link or call (801) 233-8577.
Family Support Center
The Family Support Center - (801) 955-9110 - offers parenting classes, anger management, father support, low cost (sliding scale) counseling, and mentors.
The Family Support Center also provides a Crisis Nursery. The crisis nursery is a 24/7 helpline for emergency childcare (ages 0-11), with three locations (Sugarhouse, West Valley, Midvale) call (801) 967-4259 in advance.
The Family Support Center also homes the Lifestart Village that is a affordable housing program for single parents (transitional housing, permanent supportive housing). For more information call (801) 635-8142 or visit the link above.
Pregnancy Resource Center
The Pregnancy Resource Center - (801) 363-5433 - provides peer support, medical services, incentive-based parenting classes, and father mentoring. 
After hours helpline: (800) 712-4357
Salt Lake County Health Department
The Salt Lake County Health Department works to protect and improve the well-being of all county residents by preventing disease, illness, and injury and by impacting social, economic, and environmental factors fundamental to excellent health.
The Salt Lake County Health Department also provides the WIC (Women, Infant, & Children) Program that is a supplemental nutrition program. To learn more or to apply call (801) 942-5437 or follow the link above. 
The Salt Lake County Health Department also works to provide the Low Cost Car Seat Program that offers a low cost car seat, installation, and inspection. To learn more or to apply call (385) 468-5277 or follow the link above. 
Steward Community Connection
Steward Community Connection makes it easy to search for free or reduced cost services and programs like food, housing, transportation and support groups in your community.
Stop The Epidemic Campaign
For more opioid use/abuse information, support, and treatment information visit their site linked to the left.
United Way of Salt Lake 2-1-1
If a person in the Salt Lake Valley needs SUD resources for themselves or someone they know they call 2-1-1 to receive resource information or assistance navigating services. A specialist will provide available resource information. If the caller agrees and would like further information, a 2-1-1 staff member will follow up in 1-3 days to check-in and offer additional support if necessary.
University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI)
UNI’s mental and behavioral health services offer patient-centered care to treat all aspects of the individual—biological, psychological, social, and spiritual—elements essential to achieving balance in mental health. They aim to challenge and change the stigmas surrounding mental illness through compassionate care, collaborative research, and community involvement.
(801) 583-2500
Crisis Line: (801) 587-3000
University of Utah Addiction Recovery Services
They provide behavioral therapies, medication management (when appropriate), experiential therapies, family therapy, and aftercare support to help participants gain skills to handle and balance family, community and work life situations, and to help prevent relapse. They offer several programs to meet each individuals specific treatment needs.
(801) 583-2500
University of Utah Interim Group Services
The University of Utah Interim Group Services offers recovery support, multiple peer groups, peer coaching, and family support. Call (801) 590-6556 or visit the link to learn more.
University of Utah “Mouse Party”
Take a look inside the brains of mice on drugs! Every drug of abuse has its own unique molecular mechanism. You’ll learn how these various drugs disrupt the synapse to make the user feel “high”.
Use Only As Directed
Use Only as Directed is an organization committed to changing the way we think about opioids with a three-part solution: First, speak out by talking with your doctor or dentist before you take an opioid for pain as physical dependence to opioids can happen in just seven days. Second, opt out by treating pain in other ways that are often more effective and have fewer risks and side effects. Third, throw out and safely dispose of your unused or expired prescription opioids today. To see all the drop box locations in Utah and to learn, visit their site.

Utah Department of Health (UDOH) Prescription Overdoses
The UDOH serves the residents of Utah across their entire lifespan, from healthy pregnancies to preventing falls among older adults and everything in between. They work closely with Utah’s 13 local health departments and numerous community partners to create healthy environments to live, work, and play in and to ensure access to quality health care.  UDOH will also give information on opioid overdose and prevention.
The UDOH also works to provide the Baby Your Baby Program that provides temporary (presumptive medicaid), referrals, and resources. To apply and/or learn more call (800) 826-9662 or follow the link above.
Utah Department of Workforce Services
The Utah Department of Workforce Services - (866) 435-7414 - serves hundreds of thousands of Utahns from various backgrounds with different types of needs. Services include:
Childcare Assistance: Child care cost assistance program. Call (866) 435-7414 or visit the link above to learn more about elegibility and application information. 
SNAP (Food Stamp Program): EBT/food stamp nutrition program. To learn more, call (801) 526-0950 or visit the link above.
TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families): Financial assistance program. For application assistance or eligibility information call (801) 526-9675.
Utah Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (DSAMH)
DSAMH was created as Utah’s substance abuse and mental health authority. They oversee the publicly funded prevention and treatment system. If you, a friend, or family member is living with a mental health illness or a problem with alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs, there is help available.
Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255
Utah Medicaid
Medicaid is a source of health care coverage for Utah’s vulnerable populations. Medicaid is a state/federal program that pays for medical services for low-income pregnant women, children, individuals who are elderly or have a disability, parents and women with breast or cervical cancer. To find more about elegibility and application information call (801) 538-6155 or follow the link to the left. 
Utah Naloxone
Utah Naloxone is committed to increasing access to naloxone to prevent opioid overdose death in Utah. Visit their site or call (385) 495-9050 to obtain a Naloxone kit and/or to learn more.
Utah Naloxone Online Training
This training describes what opioids are and how they work, the signs of an
opioid overdose, what naloxone is and how it works, when and how to use
naloxone and Utah laws related to naloxone.
It will take 15-20 minutes to complete this online training.
This training is intended for the public, first responders, and public
safety officers to complete. Upon completion, participates will receive a
Naloxone for Opioid Overdose 101 Certificate of Completion.
Utah Narcotics Anonymous
They serve areas in the Northern half of Utah, including major cities: Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo, Orem, Heber City, Vernal, Logan, and the cities and towns nearby. They offer support and Narcotics Anonymous Meetings.
For general and regional narcotics anonymous information and a printable meeting calendar, and a meeting location map visit the links or call (801) 252-5326.
Utah Poison Control Center
Their mission is to prevent and minimize adverse health effects from a poison exposure through education, service, and research.
Poison Control Hotline: (800) 222-1222.
Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness (USARA)
USARA serves thousands of individuals recovering from the effects of substance use disorders on the person, families, and the community. USARA is Utah’s premier Recovery Resource Community Center. The primary message they communicate is that recovery is possible and there are no dreams that are unattainable.
(385) 210-0320
Valley Behavioral Health
Valley Behavioral Health offers a myraid of continuum treatment programs. Valley Behavioral Health is a Medicaid provider. To learn more call (888) 949-4864 or visit their website linked to the left.
Weber State University
Opioid Use Disorder - Learn the Facts, Get Involved (video)

National Resources:

American Addiction Centers
The American Addiction Center’s mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. They use comprehensive and customized treatment plans, our research-based, empathetic care to assist in long-term recovery. Their purpose and passion is to empower by helping achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 
ASAM is a professional medical society representing over 6,000 physicians, clinicians and associated professionals in the field of addiction medicine. They’re dedicated to increasing access and improving the quality of addiction treatment, educating physicians and the public, supporting research and prevention, and promoting the appropriate role of physicians in the care of patients with addiction.
Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA)
AMERSA is a non-profit professional organization whose mission is to improve health and well-being through interdisciplinary leadership in substance use education, research, clinical care and policy.
Blood Alcohol Content Calculator
Blood alcohol content, or BAC, is an important number that helps determine the level of alcohol in a person’s bloodstream. The higher the BAC, the more alcohol is likely to have an impact on everything from coordination and balance to emotions and brain function. Controlling your alcohol intake and watching your BAC levels can help prevent harm both to yourself and to others. To make tracking your BAC levels easier, consider using this BAC calculator. A BAC calculator will help do the math for you, providing an estimate of your current blood alcohol content.
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
The mission of CSAP is to improve behavioral health through evidence-based prevention approaches. CSAP works with federal, state, public, and private organizations to develop comprehensive prevention systems.
Center on Addiction
The Center on Addiction’s mission is to transform how our nation addresses addiction. They are the only national nonprofit committed to supporting the whole family as they address every aspect of substance use and addiction, from prevention to recovery.
The College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD)
CPDD provides a national and international forum for scientists of diverse backgrounds to advance the understanding of molecular-neurobiological aspects of addictive disorders and, by the application of new scientific knowledge, to improve and develop treatments utilizing novel behavioral and pharmacological therapies.
Counting Sheep
Counting Sheep aims to improve sleep hygiene, sleeping habits, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of unbiased and free resources.
Drug Abuse
DrugAbuse.com aims to provide educational content and recovery resources to those struggling with alcohol abuse and drug addiction. They offer original content that explores the causes and effects of addiction and covers news and notable trends in addiction treatment, as well as developments in national and state drug policies.
Monitoring the Future (MTF)
MTF is a survey that has measured drug and alcohol use and related attitudes among adolescent students nationwide. Survey participants report their drug use behaviors across three time periods: lifetime, past year, and past month.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
NCADI serves as a resource for information about substance abuse prevention and addiction treatment.
National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
NIAAA is one of 27 institutes and centers that comprise the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NIAAA supports and conducts research on the impact of alcohol use on human health and well-being. It is the largest funder of alcohol research in the world.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
NIDA’s mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.
National Rehab Centers
The site was founded by victims of drug and alcohol abuse with the objective of creating the most comprehensive and authoritative resource for parents, children, friends, and society as a whole on drug abuse and mental health related issues.
Prescribe to Prevent
Prescribe to Prevent was compiled by several naloxone access and overdose prevention advocates to make naloxone available to patients and the community.
Project Know
Project Know aims to inform parents and family members of those struggling with addiction, as well as those suffering from addiction, about the options available for treating addiction. With a library of original content, and a national directory of teen resources, addiction therapists, treatment centers, and sober living providers, to educate.
SAMHSA Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center
SAMHSA's Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center aims to provide communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others in the field with the information and tools they need to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings. The Resource Center contains a collection of scientifically-based resources for a broad range of audiences, including Treatment Improvement Protocols, toolkits, resource guides, clinical practice guidelines, and other science-based resources.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)
SAMHSA is an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.
Suicide Prevention Center
The Suicide Prevention Center offers various resources to save lives. This includes a recently updated After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools resource, as well as other important resources for prevention and intervention in schools to support youth at risk. Their national Recommendations for Reporting on Suicide provides crucial guidance for news outlets on how to cover suicide safely.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC’s mission is to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.