Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Highland Ridge Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Highland Ridge Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Substance Abuse Treatment Center & Hospital in Utah

Highland Ridge Hospital, in Salt Lake City, UT, helps adolescents, adults, and seniors who are struggling with addiction through an unmatched quality of care and support. Located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Highland Ridge is the leading provider of psychiatric and addiction treatment.

Addiction Treatment at Highland Ridge

Addiction treatment at Highland Ridge Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah

At Highland Ridge Hospital in Salt Lake City, we provide 24-hour assessments for addictions to various substances, including physician review. Individuals struggling with addiction can be admitted to our hospital’s drug and alcohol treatment center 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We can treat most individuals, regardless of the intensity of the drug or alcohol addiction at our hospital’s treatment center.

In addition to psychiatrists and addiction therapists, we also have physicians trained in internal and emergency medicine onsite at our hospital’s treatment center, allowing us to manage medical issues.

Comprehensive Evaluations & Treatment Planning

Comprehensive evaluations & treatment planning at Highland Ridge

Every individual admitted to Highland Ridge’s drug and/or alcohol treatment center at our hospital receives a comprehensive history and physical exam, a psycho-social evaluation, an addiction assessment, and a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation when indicated. A multi-disciplinary team develops a comprehensive treatment and aftercare plan and then reviews client progress daily while receiving care at our hospital’s treatment center.

Get Help Today

Get help for addiction at Highland Ridge Hospital

Our hospital’s treatment center is in Salt Lake City (Midvale) serving residents from all over Central and Northern Utah. Call one of our admissions counselors today for a free, confidential screening to see how Highland Ridge can help you regain a happy, healthy life.

Drug addiction in your family is something you don’t expect and are not prepared for when it does happen.  At first, I didn’t think I really needed help, but I have now realized how invaluable it is for the family to get help to heal, just as important as the person abusing drugs.  Thanks so much!

– Sharon A.

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