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Issues to Consider for LGBT Clients Cedar City UT

While many programs address relapse prevention, LGBT clients may need additional help to find LGBT-specific resources, which may be scarce outside metropolitan areas.

Horizon House
(435) 586-2515
54 North 200 East
Cedar City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Paiute Tribe Behavioral Health Dept
(435) 586-1112x500
440 North Paiute Drive
Cedar City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Odyssey House Inc
(801) 322-4257
344 East 100 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 898-6411
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Intermountain
(801) 268-4454
3809 South West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 268-4454
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Discovery House Utah
(801) 596-2111
449 East 2100 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 596-2111
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Bosnian, Italian, Navajo, Russian, Spanish, Tongan

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LightHouse Behavioral Health Services
(435) 865-1555
148 North 100 East
Cedar City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Southwest Center
(435) 867-7654
245 East 680 South
Cedar City, UT
Hotline
(435) 867-7654
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Italian, Korean

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Lighthouse Life and Learning Center
(435) 637-2306
251 West 400 North Street
Price, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Bountiful Treatment Center
(801) 292-2318
146 West 300 South Street
Bountiful, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Valley Mental Health
(435) 649-8347
1753 Sidewinder Drive
Park City, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Issues to Consider for LGBT Clients

The following information could be included in a training or educational program.

Barriers to Treatment Access

Barriers to adequate substance abuse treatment for the LGBT community have been touched on in other chapters. In addition to the reasons any prospective client might have, the reasons LGBT individuals may avoid or delay seeking professional care include fear of disclosing their sexual orientation or gender and previous experiences with health care providers who attempted to convert them to heterosexuality, who attributed their substance abuse to their sexual or gender orientation, or who were otherwise judgmental and unsupportive.

Engagement and Retention

LGBT individuals may leave treatment prematurely for the same reasons as non-LGBT clients. But LGBT clients may have additional treatment difficulties if a facility lacks culturally specific services, if it lacks self-identified LGBT practitioners or sensitive counselors, if it has few contacts with the non-substance-abusing LGBT community, or if it fails to engage non-LGBT clients in exploring their prejudices or honoring diversity.

Relapse Prevention

While many programs address relapse prevention, LGBT clients may need additional help to find LGBT-specific resources, which may be scarce outside metropolitan areas. LGBT clients may have difficulty addressing problems with their sexual or gender orientation and may have difficulty with their families of origin, co...

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