Drug Rehab, Alcohol Rehab, and Mental Health Counseling in Utah

Alcoholism and drug addiction, especially when paired with a mental health disorder like depression or anxiety, requires comprehensive treatment. Our licensed therapists and addiction recovery counselors are skilled professionals who get to the root cause of addiction to help people to get sober and live a life of freedom and meaning. We offer outcome-based addiction recovery programs at all levels including inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, day treatment, and sober living.

A Full Continuum of Care for Teens and Adults

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Medical Detox

Drug and Alcohol detox is often the first step to severe addiction. We prescribe Suboxone and Vivitrol to help minimize withdrawal symptoms.

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Inpatient Treatment

Our residential treatment center is in a secluded, serene location is safe, private, and perfect for those seeking inpatient mental health or inpatient addiction treatment in Utah. Our residential rehab incorporates groups, skill-building, fitness, meditation, art therapy and many outdoor experiential therapeutic activities.

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Outpatient Treatment

Our Intensive Outpatient Drug Rehab Program will consist of 9 to 15 hours per week of individual and group therapy sessions, relapse prevention learning, recreational activities, and skill-building while you return home each night to tend to your responsibilities.

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Day Treatment

Day treatment is a great transition for individuals leaving residential treatment who have more work to do on their recovery journeys. Day treatment is a partial-hospitalization program for adults and teens suffering with addiction or mental disorders.

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Many people with a dual diagnosis practice self-medication, where they use alcohol or drugs in an attempt to manage anxiety, depression, or other painful emotions. We treat both addiction and mental health issues at the same time.

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Sober Living

Sober living homes provide freedom to resume normal activities such as work or school, while at the same time, being a supportive place to transition back to their normal homes and make sober friends with other residents.


For over 18 years, Pathways Real Life Recovery has successfully helped hundreds of clients by discarding the cookie-cutter approach to treatment and instead we create personalized solutions that meet each client’s needs. Regardless of the difficulties our clients are facing within themselves, relationships, or family units, Pathways finds a wholeness solution through research-based principles that integrate self-awareness, strengthening tools, and belief restructuring to help manifest positive life changes. Pathways Real Life Recovery offers a full continuum of care from residential inpatient rehab clinics, counseling, group therapy, day treatment, intensive outpatient treatment, sober living housing and drug abuse clinics. Our recovery plan will be designed around each individual’s unique needs to allow them to overcome unhealthy beliefs and patterns. Treatment may include group therapy, skill-building, fitness activities, meditation, art therapy, and many outdoor therapeutic activities.

Customized Care - Proven Results

"No matter how difficult your challenges, we can help overcome them with proven techniques and supportive counselors. Call us 24/7 at 801-895-3006 to reclaim the life you desire."

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Mental Health Matters

Pathways offers mental health treatment services that are tailored to each individual and based on 30+ years of proven research. We give men and women the tools and skills they need to gain confidence, develop their self-worth, and restore personal health. Pathways provides comprehensive behavioral health care for adolescents and adults.

Call Pathways Real Life Recovery in Utah 24/7 to discuss the Customized Mental Health Treatment plans available.

Addiction Treatment That Works

Treating People Not Symptoms

Pathways works to heal the root cause of addiction and destructive thought processes, building client confidence, and teaching the skills needed to help clients reclaim sobriety and avoid relapse. Addictions are not limited to just substance abuse and alcoholism, but can range from video game and pornography addiction, to eating and gambling addictions.

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For more information on our drug & alcohol addiction treatment programs, or to set up a FREE Assessment, contact the best drug rehab in Utah at 801-895-3006.

Why Choose Us

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Our methods have been scientifically researched, put to the test, and produced desired outcomes that can be repeated consistently in different environments. Feel confident you’re receiving quality treatment!

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Your treatment will be driven by your own vision and not a specific agenda or another person's recovery journey. You’ll work with specialists to create a personalized program that works for you based on your treatment goals.

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Pathways Real Life Recovery embraces a whole-person approach to treat each client’s mind, body, and spirit; versus only treating the isolated problematic behavior. This helps effect lasting change.

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Pathways Real Life Recovery in Utah arms our clients with the knowledge, tools, and skills to enable them to sustain positive long-term change and turn actions from destructive to constructive.

We Love Our Clients

Sacred Sisters
Sacred Sisters
16:09 24 Apr 21
I have so many feelings because of Pathways. In 2019, I jumped out of my comfort zone and met with Michelle regarding my desire to offer sound healing group sessions to the clients at Pathways in Glenwood. I have been doing group sound sessions every other week since our meeting. It has become one of my biggest joys and it makes my heart so full. I'm happy to be able to add one more layer of love in healing and recovery to these beautiful humans. In late 2020, pathways helped my own mother overcome her battle with alcoholism. It has been the most beautiful and empowering journey to witness. Seeing my own mother rise and choose herself in order to stay here and start living her life with joy, and love of self and others. It has been a complete 180! She is not who she was before alcoholism, but she is much stronger and beautiful than ever before! I'm am so incredibly grateful for the healing and love that I have been apart of since I have connected with pathways! It truly is a place of healing and support.
Micheala Urie
Micheala Urie
01:29 30 Nov 20
The only word I can use to describe this place is magic. In a little amount of time, my life was truly impacted. Michelle was there on my hardest days, listening to what I needed. Worked with me privately and always made the time for me despite how busy she was. Chelsea was always a phone call away and spoke to me in the most down time earth nature, without fail. Tyler brought good energy everywhere with him and was always there to lighten things up. Rex never failed to show compassion, was always there to listen. Sean was always there to make us feel calm. I never left a group with Sean feeling anything but love. So many people in this program changed things for me. Although the work was hard, I love what this program is centered and I’m better for it.
Braden Blood
Braden Blood
20:01 09 Jun 20
💚💚💚Pathways wholeness Center is undoubtedly a divinely built and Powerful program that shifted my belief system and overall quality of life.Throughout my life I have experienced sexual abuse, drug and alcohol abuse, and deep negative belief systems. Although on the surface I had great success in life, I have never felt whole and healthy until working with Michelle and the amazing staff at pathways.Rather than just putting a bandaid on the surface to cover the cause of my trauma/addiction, Pathways worked on the core cause of the trauma, while healing problems from the inside out. The philosophy and execution of this program is absolutely life-changing.The facility is very clean and nice. They provide great nutritious meals and comfortable living conditions. Lots of fun hiking trips, and social interaction while learning to have joy without using drugs or alcohol. The staff is second to none, full of love and willing to help however they can.If you are considering a better life away from the prison of addiction and or mental disorders, this is the best of the best!!!!💚💚💚💚
Shawnee Boswell
Shawnee Boswell
03:27 09 Mar 20
Amazing place with wonderful staff!
Anthony Ocegueda
Anthony Ocegueda
23:49 26 Feb 20
Pathways Real Life Recovery has been one of the most outstanding blessing I’ve received in my life. It’s help me go from homeless on drugs and depressed to sheltered loved and sober. The employees treat you with patience kindness and love. I’ve never felt more at home with any other treatment program. Thank you Pathways Real Life Recovery, you’ve really changed the direction of my life in a positive manner.
Karlee Mackay
Karlee Mackay
21:15 14 Nov 19
Pathways is such an amazing place to take time to get healthy and whole in a healing environment. The staff at Pathways is caring and compassionate. They truly want happiness and healing for all that enter the doors. Pathways is also located in the heart of southern utah surrounded by beautiful views.
Wendy Stilson
Wendy Stilson
18:08 14 Nov 19
Pathways Wholeness Center brings hope and healing to those struggling with mental health and addiction. The staff of committed to supporting clients in finding their life's vision and living a life of wholeness, health and happiness
Bevenee Crofts
Bevenee Crofts
04:06 01 Nov 19
If you are looking for a place to heal - look no further! This program is life changing. The recovery of every client is so important to the pathways team. The facility is a tranquil loving environment and located in one of the most beautiful parts of Utah!
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Frequently Asked Questions About Pathways Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Near Salt Lake City, Utah

Pathways is an evidence-based system that not only restructures unhealthy beliefs, but teaches you, and those close to you to love and value yourself. You will learn to forgive yourself, build healthy relationships, and live for today.
We can accept most major and secondary health insurance. We can also help with financing. We currently do not accept Medicare or Medicaid. We can confirm your policy's coverage of your treatment program for you.
Ideally, start rehab as soon as you decide to do it. But, sometimes delays are necessary because of waiting lists in your preferred treatment program. Or, you may have to wrap up some personal and/or work responsibilities before starting in rehab. Typically preparation to start rehab treatment involves:
  • Arrange for ground and/or air transportation.
  • Ask what items you should bring to rehab with you and what is allowed.
  • Wrap up things at work and home as well as you can before you leave.
Remain prepared mentally, and don’t allow delays to discourage you from starting rehab as soon as possible. Stay relaxed, focused, and committed to starting an addiction-free life.
Each day in your rehab program is structured to help you heal physically, psychologically, and emotionally, and build the skills and confidence needed for long-term recovery.
In your first few days of treatment, you’ll complete your physical and psychological assessment. If a detox process is indicated, you’ll receive the level of medical assistance you need to help you get safely through that phase before beginning your rehab program.
Through your weeks in treatment, each day starts with a nutritious breakfast. Throughout the day, you’ll have a routine of one-on-one and group therapy sessions with therapeutic specialists, and physical and recreational activities.
Therapy sessions include behavioral therapies, life skills training, various educational sessions, depending on your personal needs and interests, and 12-step meetings. Plus, time is included for family visits.
Your daily activities in your Pathways rehab program are designed to help you develop healthy habits you will continue to practice after you complete treatment.
Choose a drug rehab center in a location that makes sense for your needs. Select one that offers the kinds of amenities you need to be comfortable and to be able to focus on your treatment activities. Further, prioritize these considerations when choosing a rehab program:
  • Have a medical examination and evaluation to determine the right therapeutic program for your needs.
  • Find out if the rehab center uses medication if you need medication-assisted rehab.
  • Confirm that the facilities you’re considering offer the specific resources you need.
  • Choose a well-established, highly reputable facility that is well recommended.
  • Don't assume that luxury facilities mean superior treatment and support.
The cost of rehab varies by program length, the kinds of therapies involved, the kinds and extent of accommodations preferred, how much of the cost insurance will cover, etc. Pathways can accept virtually all major health insurance. We currently do not accept Medicare or Medicaid. We can confirm your policy’s coverage of your rehab treatment for you.
Your assessment team will work with you in a free evaluation to help you determine the appropriate level of treatment for your specific needs. If insurance coverage is a consideration, Pathways professionals will work out an effective program for you that is possible, working with the kind of coverage you have.
Many employers will grant time off for rehab treatment and are more supportive than you might expect when an employee seeks treatment to overcome addiction. Many people cannot take off work for an extended period of weeks or months for inpatient treatment. There are excellent options for alcohol and drug addiction treatment at Pathways that enable clients to attend therapy sessions in the day or at night to work around their schedule. This enables people to live at home and continue working and handle their regular responsibilities while attending therapy.
Addiction impacts the whole family. Family therapy, offered as part of comprehensive alcohol or drug rehabilitation program, helps resolve dysfunction and conflict and improve core relationships. Providing opportunities for family members to express and process feelings works well to improve communications and develop healthier dynamics. Family support through therapy can help more effectively heal the person in rehab and the family relationships.
Yes, we monitor the outcome of our clients for up to 3 years to continue helping them push their life forward. We do outreach and outpatient work to help measure the quality of the patient’s life.
Pathways accepts all major insurance providers and most, if not all, secondary insurance providers. However, we do not currently accept Medicare or Medicaid. Here is a list of the Insurance providers we accept >
The length of your addiction recovery treatment program is based on the severity of your addiction rehab needs. The appropriate treatment for you may involve detoxification, inpatient drug rehab, intensive outpatient, or general outpatient addiction treatment. Some treatment facilities offer short-term programs from 28 to 30 days, and others offer those as well as more extensive programs up to 90 days, while others offer all those and lengthier treatment up to a year or more, depending on patient needs.
After you complete your rehab program, it will be time to go out into your new drug-free life of work, friends, family, hobbies, and other activities and interests. Of course, in these areas of your life outside rehab, you’re likely to encounter triggers that led you to substance abuse in the past. You will be able to apply the coping skill and other powerful new abilities you have gained in therapy to overcome urges that once overtook your will to stay sober in some situations.
Nevertheless, research indicates that the majority of relapses happen within the first six months or so following rehab treatment. So, an aftercare program to help with relapse prevention can continue to keep you engaged in building a life of long-term success in freedom from substance abuse.
Rehab treatment length varies from one program to another, and it is based on the level of treatment you need. Rehab programs are typically from 28 days to 90 days, and up to a year or more in some cases. Longer rehab time has been found to help produce better outcomes over the long term. However, the best length of rehab program for you depends on your individual treatment needs.
Pathways accepts most major insurance providers and most, if not all, secondary insurance providers. However, we do not currently accept Medicare or Medicaid.
Treatment systems and methods vary between inpatient drug rehab centers. Inpatient treatment at Pathways is in a peaceful, safe, private setting. Treatment focuses on gaining greater awareness, building life skills, self-love, and healthy beliefs that replace former self-destructive behaviors and choices.
If indicated, following residential treatment, a partial-hospitalization (day treatment) program for teens or adults struggling with addiction and/or co-occurring disorders can provide transitional treatment for individuals leaving residential treatment.
Day treatment involves 25 hours per week of rehab services, including individual and group therapy sessions weekly. It is designed to help people move toward outpatient therapy.
Intensive outpatient (IOP): Pathways IOP treatment is from 9 to 15 hours each week. It includes one-on-one and group sessions, recreational activities, life skills training, relapse prevention therapy, and other forms of treatment. You live at home, and we design your treatment sessions around your schedule. Evening and weekend group sessions are available.
General outpatient (GOP): Pathways GOP services are often recommended after completing the Pathways PHP and/or the IOP addiction treatment program. The GOP therapy provides the opportunity for you to continue working with your therapists 1-2 times per week, participate in enriching group therapy, and develop substantial peer support resources that can help you sustain your recovery throughout your lifetime.Intensive outpatient (IOP): The Pathways IOP treatment is from 9 to 15 hours each week. It includes one-on-one and group sessions, recreational activities, life skills training, relapse prevention therapy, and other forms of treatment. You live at home, and we design your treatment sessions around your schedule. Evening and weekend group sessions are available.
In addition to accomplishing detox and the help of necessary medications, inpatient treatment offers a lifetime of critical benefits for people committed to living free from addiction. Various forms of behavioral counseling in rehab can help strengthen a person’s motivation to change.
These therapies can help people recognize the natural incentives for abstaining from substance abuse and help you build coping skills to manage triggers. They also learn ways to replace drug use with more fulfilling activities. They learn to overcome the sense of shame and guilt that stifle the efforts of many people struggling to overcome addiction.
Clients learn powerful life skills and interpersonal communication and relationship skills. People also grow to understand the benefits of peer support in helping maintain long-term recovery.
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