• Residential Treatment

    Residential Treatment

    With access to an alcohol and drug-free living environment - successful recovery is possible.
    Individuals trying to abstain are more successful in a residential treatment setting.
    With access to an alcohol and drug-free living environment - successful recovery is possible. Individuals trying to abstain are more successful in a residential treatment setting.

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  • Activities for Fun

    Activities for Fun

    A common misconception between addicts is that "My life will be over when I quit!"
    The Haven opens possibilities by teaching individuals how to have fun sober.
    A common misconception between addicts is that "My life will be over when I quit!"
    The Haven opens possibilities by teaching individuals how to have fun sober.
  • Build Healthy Relationships

    Build Healthy Relationships

    A key component to long term sobriety is healthy relationships.
    The Haven facilitates building relationships based on boundaries and helping others who are in need.
    A key component to long term sobriety is healthy relationships.
    The Haven facilitates building relationships based on boundaries and helping others who are in need.
  • Lake Powell

    Lake Powell

    Each year The Haven takes Alumni, Residents and others in the community to
    Lake Powell all of whom share a common goal to stay sober.
    Each year The Haven takes Alumni, Residents and others in the community to
    Lake Powell all of whom share a common goal to stay sober.

Get Your Life Back

The Haven offers both residential treatment and sober living programs for men and women struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol. All of The Haven's facilities are conveniently located near downtown Salt Lake City, within walking distance of UTA TRAX and the University of Utah. Individuals needing help to stay sober find extra support with The Haven's Sober Living Program. While residents work on the skills needed to live alcohol and drug-free, The Haven Alumni show residents that life without drugs and alcohol can be fun and exciting. The Haven has been has been a leader in treating substance misuse disorders in Utah since 1969. Recovery from alcohol and substance abuse is possible.

Insurance Problems for Substance Abusers Seeking Treatment

insurance treatmentAs substance abuse has become more common, and alcohol/ drug addiction is seen more and more as a mental disorder, a wider number of insurance companies have made limitations on coverage for treatment. There are agencies out there working on the behalf of the addicts and alcoholics, trying to fight for the financial protection of those who require these expensive and often-lengthy treatment procedures. Certain insurance companies have started requiring patients to attend outpatient treatment, sometimes twice, report it failed, and then will be eligible for residential substance abuse treatment. One of the biggest hurdles in getting approved for addiction treatment coverage is the determination of what qualifies as a medical necessity, and what doesn’t. Insurance companies overall have become more strict in what they will consider a medical necessity.

In 2008, The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act was passed, and in 2010 it went into effect for most plans. This act required larger employer-based insurance plans to cover substance abuse disorders, and psychiatric illnesses the same way they do common illnesses such as cancer and MS. USA Today also reported that as of January 1st, the Affordable Care Act added mental health and substance abuse treatment to its list of essential health benefits. Meaning they must be covered in individual and small business health insurance plans. However, the NAATP (National Association of Addiction Treatment Professional) have reported more difficulty with insurance reimbursements since the final rules of the amendment in the Affordable Care Act were established. It seems providers and insurers are still in disagreement, then in battle over what should and should not be covered. 63 percent of denials for substance abuse treatment coverage since last July have involved this disagreement they can’t seem to get around.

Taking out claims for drug and alcohol addiction treatment can also hurt addicts down the line, as it can be held against them, almost as an offense, and make it harder to get insurance coverage later on. This issue is a constant battle and undergoing new revisions all the time. As advocates for the addicts and the treatment they deserve, all we can do is keep fighting to eventually reach fair support and coverage from insurance companies.

• Substance Abuse Treatment Centers Report Problems With Insurance Coverage
• Substance Abuse Treatment and Insurance

Accepted Insurance Plans

aetna
blue-cross
galaxy
cigna
multiplan

Give Now!

The Haven is a 501(c)3 non-profit orgnization which means your donation is TAX deductable. Corporate sponsorships are available for select events and levels at certain times of the year. Please give the gift of sobriety to an individual struggling to leave the life of addiction.
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Connect With Us

PHONE: 801-533-0070
FAX: 801-596-2240
EMAIL: info@havenhelps.com
ADDRESS: 974 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102 [map]


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Sponsors

George S. And Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation Marriner S. Eccles Foundation The Lawrence T. Dee – Janet T. Dee Foundation R. Harold Burton Foundation Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke, Jr. Foundation United Way Sorenson Legacy Foundation
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