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Programs & Services

Aspen Grove Behavioral Hospital. Your recovery begins today.

At Aspen Grove Behavioral Hospital Rediscover your “hope.” Since our establishment in 2011, we have been dedicated to providing exceptional and specialized mental health and addiction treatment in a nurturing and supportive environment. Nestled in the breathtaking foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, near the entrance of the majestic Provo Canyon, our hospital offers a serene and picturesque setting that complements the healing process.

Located on six acres of land, our hospital proudly occupies the grounds of a century-old apple orchard, where the remnants of apple trees still grace the property today. This harmonious blend of nature and history creates a unique and calming atmosphere for our patients.

At Aspen Grove, we offer a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient treatment programs tailored to meet the specific needs of adolescents and adults aged 12 and older. Whether individuals are grappling with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or facing challenges related to substance abuse, our dedicated team is here to provide compassionate care and personalized treatment.

Aspen Grove Behavioral Hospital holds the distinction of being accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, ensuring our adherence to the highest standards of quality and care. We are also licensed by the state of Utah and certified by Medicare, further demonstrating our commitment to providing safe and effective treatment.

Our goal is to help individuals not only overcome their immediate challenges but also empower them to achieve long-term recovery and improved mental well-being. Through evidence-based therapies, innovative treatment modalities and a multidisciplinary approach, we support our patients in their journey towards lasting healing and personal growth.

If you or a loved one is in search of a supportive environment where rediscovering hope and embarking on a path towards mental health and wellness is possible, we invite you to explore the transformative treatment programs at Aspen Grove Behavioral Hospital. Together, we can navigate the complexities of mental health and addiction, inspiring a brighter future filled with renewed hope and vitality.

Inpatient Treatment

The primary objective of our inpatient treatment programs at Aspen Grove Behavioral Hospital is to provide care for individuals facing mental illness while fostering mental health and well-being. Through our inpatient treatment, we offer a supportive and therapeutic environment where individuals can receive specialized care tailored to their unique needs. Our dedicated team of professionals is committed to delivering evidence-based treatments, compassionate support and personalized interventions to promote healing and recovery.

By addressing mental illnesses head-on, we aim to alleviate symptoms, enhance coping skills and improve overall quality of life. Our comprehensive approach involves a combination of therapeutic modalities, medication management, psychoeducation and individualized treatment plans designed to empower individuals on their journey towards mental wellness.

At Aspen Grove Behavioral Hospital, we recognize the profound impact that mental illness can have on individuals and their families. We strive to create a safe and nurturing space where individuals can find solace, understanding, and the necessary tools to navigate their mental health challenges.

If you or someone you know is grappling with mental illness, we encourage you to seek the help and support you deserve. Our inpatient treatment programs are specifically designed to provide the care and resources needed to promote healing, restore balance and cultivate a positive path towards mental health and well-being.

Together, let us work towards a future where mental health is prioritized, stigma is diminished and individuals can live their lives to the fullest potential, free from the burdens of mental illness.

We prioritize the safety and well-being of our patients who require immediate intervention due to the risk of self-harm, harm to others or the need for inpatient detoxification from drugs or alcohol. Our dedicated team provides 24-hour nursing supervision and implements an intensive treatment regimen to ensure the highest level of care.

During their stay, patients benefit from a range of services designed to address their specific needs, including medication management overseen by our experienced psychiatric providers. We believe in a holistic approach to treatment, and as such, we offer a comprehensive array of services to support their recovery journey.

Key components of our treatment program include:

  1. Comprehensive psychiatric, psychosocial and medical evaluation: Our team conducts a thorough assessment to gain a comprehensive understanding of each patient’s unique needs, ensuring an individualized treatment plan.
  2. Psychotherapy groups: Patients have the opportunity to participate in group therapy sessions facilitated by professionals, providing a supportive environment for sharing experiences, gaining insights and developing coping strategies.
  3. Education groups: We offer educational groups that aim to enhance patients’ understanding of mental health, addiction, coping mechanisms, relapse prevention and other relevant topics. These sessions empower patients with knowledge and skills to support their ongoing recovery.
  4. Therapies: Our treatment approach incorporates various evidence-based therapies, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and trauma-informed care. These therapeutic modalities help patients address underlying issues, develop healthy coping mechanisms, and promote emotional healing.
  5. Comprehensive discharge planning: We prioritize continuity of care by providing comprehensive discharge planning. Our team collaborates with patients, their families and external resources to develop a personalized plan for ongoing support and continued progress beyond their time at our facility.

At Aspen Grove Behavioral Hospital, we are committed to providing compassionate, evidence-based care that addresses the specific needs of each patient. Our integrated approach, guided by professionals, aims to support patients in achieving lasting recovery and improved well-being.

Adolescent Inpatient Programs
Adult Inpatient Programs

Outpatient Treatment

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

A PHP is designed for individuals who require intensive therapeutic support and treatment but do not require 24-hour supervision or overnight stays in a hospital setting. It provides a structured environment five days a week where individuals can attend therapy sessions for four or five hours a day and receive various treatments during the day, while returning to their homes or supportive living arrangements in the evenings.

The specific structure and components of a PHP can vary depending on the facility and the needs of the participants but typically include:

  1. Therapeutic programming: Participants engage in a range of therapeutic activities, including individual therapy, group therapy and family therapy. These therapy sessions focus on addressing the individual’s specific mental health concerns, developing coping skills and promoting emotional well-being.
  2. Psychiatric care: Participants receive psychiatric evaluation and medication management by qualified professionals. The goal is to ensure that individuals receive appropriate medication for their mental health needs and that their medication regimen is monitored and adjusted as necessary.
  3. Psychoeducation and skill-building: PHPs often include psychoeducational sessions that provide participants with information about their mental health condition, symptom management, relapse prevention and strategies for improving overall mental well-being. Skill-building activities may focus on stress management, communication skills, coping strategies and other relevant life skills.
  4. Structured schedule: PHPs typically operate on a structured schedule, with participants attending therapy sessions and treatment activities for four to five hours a day, five days a week. The duration of a PHP can vary depending on the individual’s needs, averaging four weeks.
  5. Supportive environment: PHPs offer a supportive and therapeutic environment where individuals can connect with peers who are going through similar experiences. This sense of community and understanding can contribute to the healing process and provide a valuable support system.

The primary goal of a PHP is to provide intensive treatment and support to individuals who require more than traditional outpatient therapy but do not need the round-the-clock care of inpatient hospitalization. It offers a balance between structured treatment and the ability to maintain daily responsibilities and relationships outside of the program.

PHPs can be an effective option for individuals transitioning from inpatient hospitalization or as an alternative to hospitalization for those who need more support than traditional outpatient therapy can provide. It allows individuals to receive comprehensive care while still being able to return home or to a supportive environment each day.

Women’s Specialty PHP

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for mental health is a structured and comprehensive treatment program designed to provide intensive therapeutic support for individuals dealing with mental health challenges. It is an intermediate level of care that falls between traditional outpatient therapy and inpatient hospitalization.

The primary goal of an intensive outpatient program is to offer more intensive and focused treatment than standard outpatient therapy while allowing individuals to live at home or in a supportive living environment. It is particularly suitable for individuals who require a higher level of care but do not need 24-hour supervision or an inpatient hospital stay.

Here are key features and components of an intensive outpatient program for mental health:

  1. Therapeutic services: Participants engage in individual therapy, group therapy and possibly family therapy sessions. These therapy sessions are facilitated by licensed mental health professionals and focus on addressing the individual’s specific mental health concerns, exploring underlying issues, developing coping strategies and promoting emotional well-being.
  2. Treatment intensity: The program typically requires individuals to attend therapy sessions multiple times per week, ranging from three to five days a week, depending on the program’s structure and the individual’s treatment needs. Each session may last a few hours, allowing for concentrated therapeutic support.
  3. Treatment modalities: Intensive outpatient programs utilize evidence-based treatment modalities to address a wide range of mental health conditions. These may include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness-based approaches, trauma-informed therapy and other therapeutic interventions tailored to the specific needs of participants.
  4. Psychiatric care: Participants receive psychiatric evaluation and medication management services, ensuring that their medication needs are addressed by qualified psychiatrists or psychiatric nurse practitioners. Medication management is integrated into the overall treatment plan and may include ongoing medication monitoring and adjustments.
  5. Psychoeducation and skill-building: Intensive outpatient programs often incorporate psychoeducational components where participants learn about their mental health conditions, symptom management, relapse prevention and healthy coping strategies. Skill-building activities may focus on stress management, emotion regulation, communication skills and other relevant life skills.
  6. Supportive environment: Intensive outpatient programs offer a supportive and therapeutic environment where individuals can connect with peers who are going through similar experiences. This group dynamic fosters a sense of community, understanding and shared support.
  7. Flexibility and continuity of care: One of the advantages of intensive outpatient programs is the flexibility they provide. Individuals can attend treatment sessions during the day while maintaining their daily responsibilities, such as work or school. This promotes continuity of care and supports the transition back to normal life.

Intensive outpatient programs for mental health are designed to provide a comprehensive and structured treatment approach that offers a higher level of support than traditional outpatient therapy. They allow individuals to receive intensive therapeutic intervention, learn essential skills and work towards their mental health goals while maintaining their regular routines and support systems.

Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Adult Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)

Medication Evaluation and Management

Psychiatric medication management is a specialized aspect of mental health treatment that focuses on the prescription, monitoring and adjustment of medications used to treat mental health conditions. It involves the collaboration between a psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner or physician assistant and the individual receiving treatment.

Here are key elements and objectives of psychiatric medication management:

  1. Evaluation and assessment: The process begins with an evaluation to assess the individual’s mental health condition, symptoms, medical history and any previous treatment experiences. This evaluation helps the provider determine the most appropriate medication options.
  2. Prescription of medications: Based on the evaluation and diagnosis, the psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner or physician assistant may prescribe medications to address the individual’s specific mental health condition. These medications can include antidepressants, antianxiety agents, mood stabilizers, antipsychotics or other psychotropic medications. The choice of medication depends on the individual’s symptoms, diagnosis, medical history and response to previous treatments.
  3. Medication monitoring and adjustment: Once medications are prescribed, ongoing monitoring is crucial. This includes regular follow-up appointments to assess the individual’s response to the medication, evaluate its effectiveness, and monitor for any side effects or adverse reactions. The dosage may be adjusted as needed to optimize therapeutic benefits while minimizing side effects.
  4. Education and informed consent: Psychiatric medication management involves providing the individual with relevant information about their prescribed medications. This includes discussing potential benefits, possible side effects and any necessary precautions. Informed consent ensures that the individual understands the treatment plan and actively participates in decision-making regarding their medication regimen.
  5. Collaboration with other treatment modalities: Psychiatric medication management is often integrated with other forms of treatment, such as therapy or counseling. The provider collaborates with therapists or other mental health professionals to ensure a comprehensive and holistic approach to treatment.
  6. Monitoring overall well-being: In addition to monitoring the specific effects of medication, psychiatric medication management also involves assessing the individual’s overall well-being and mental health progress. This includes evaluating the effectiveness of the medication in reducing symptoms, improving functioning and enhancing the individual’s quality of life.

It’s important to note that psychiatric medication management is not solely focused on medication but also encompasses ongoing assessment, communication and collaboration between the individual and their healthcare provider. It aims to find the right balance of medication to alleviate symptoms, improve functioning and support the individual’s overall mental well-being.

Psychiatric medication management is a dynamic process that may require adjustments over time as the individual’s needs change or new treatment options become available. Regular communication and open dialogue with the healthcare provider are essential to ensure the medication regimen remains effective and aligned with the individual’s treatment goals.

Adolescent Medication Management
Adult Medication Management

What is psychiatric tele-medicine?

Psychiatric telemedicine, also known as telepsychiatry or telepsychology, refers to the provision of mental health services, including psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, through remote communication technologies. It involves the use of secure video conferencing platforms or other telecommunication methods to connect mental health professionals with individuals seeking mental health care.

Here are key aspects and benefits of psychiatric telemedicine:

  1. Remote access to mental health services: Psychiatric telemedicine allows individuals to receive mental health care from the comfort of their own homes or any location with internet access. This is particularly beneficial for individuals who face barriers to accessing in-person mental health services, such as living in rural areas, having limited mobility or lacking transportation options.
  2. Convenient and flexible appointments: Telepsychiatry provides flexibility in scheduling appointments, reducing the need for travel and time off work or school. It offers convenience for individuals who may have busy schedules or find it challenging to attend in-person appointments.
  3. Increased access to specialists: Telepsychiatry can overcome geographical limitations and connect individuals with specialized mental health professionals who may not be available in their local area. This expands access to specialized care, including consultations, second opinions or specific expertise in certain mental health conditions.
  4. Confidentiality and privacy: Telepsychiatry platforms prioritize the security and privacy of confidential health information. Video consultations are conducted in a secure and encrypted manner, ensuring that personal health information remains protected.
  5. Continuity of care: Telepsychiatry facilitates continuity of care by allowing individuals to maintain a therapeutic relationship with their mental health provider, even when faced with disruptions or challenges that prevent in-person visits. It ensures ongoing support and treatment, especially during times when regular access to in-person care may be limited, such as during emergencies or pandemics.

It’s important to note that while telepsychiatry offers many benefits, it may not be suitable for every individual or every type of mental health condition. Certain conditions or situations may require in-person evaluations or interventions. The decision to utilize telepsychiatry services should be made collaboratively between the individual and their mental health provider, considering factors such as the nature of the condition, the individual’s preferences and the availability of local resources.

Psychiatric telemedicine has demonstrated effectiveness and acceptability in delivering mental health care, providing a valuable option for individuals seeking convenient, accessible and quality mental health services.

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