Addiction Resource Guide

Ark of Little Cottonwood

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Dual diagnosis residential treatment for substance abuse and mental health."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Providing treatment in a safe, caring environment for those who suffer from the disease of addiction and other mental health issues."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Full psychological testing and medical testing followed-up with individual and group therapy."

Family Program:

"Weekly family therapy with client. Also, bi-monthly family support group. Quarterly family conference. One-on-one counseling as needed."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"We actively use the 12-Step program emphasizing on a relationship with our higher power."

Position on Confrontation:

"Case by case basis. We believe in being truthful but not abrasive."

Additional Characteristics:

"Free, unlimited aftercare. Includes: Weekly aftercare groups, monthly individual session with counselor, free 2-week re-stabilization if client relapses or feels they may be headed to relapse."


    Number of Beds: 24
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Annual Admits Data Not Supplied
    Average Length of Stay 90 days
    Percent of Women 50%
    Percent under 25 75%
    Percent with College Education 60%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 10%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification95%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: Yes


Facility has separate program for:
  • Attorneys & Judges
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Uniformed Services

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Nicotine Cessation

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Clergy
  • Cocaine
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Criminal Justice
  • Crystal Meth
  • Depression
  • Domestive Violence
  • Family
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Geriatric
  • Grief & Loss
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Internet Addiction
  • Marijuana
  • Men
  • Methadone
  • Nicotine Cessation
  • Obsessive Compulsive
  • Pain Management
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Pregnant Women
  • Prescription Drugs
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Sexual Addictions
  • Vocational Skills
  • Women
  • Workaholism
  • Young Adults (18-25)
  • Spirituality


    Self-pay Cost: DNS
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: Yes
    Medicare Coverage accepted: No
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: DNS


    Licensed by: DNS
    Type of License: DNS
    Accredited by: DNS

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (800) 370-9520
    General Information: (801) 502-5406
    Address: 2919 Granite Hollow St.
    Sandy, UT 84070