Addiction Resource Guide

AEG - Aspen Ranch

Long Term Residential Program

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Aspen Ranch is a long term adolescent treatment center."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Our program offers a dual diagnosis intervention with a heavy emphasis on treating the family system."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Chemical dependency and substance abuse are seen as interactive symptoms of other underlying diagnoses and are treated concomitantly."

Family Program:

"Family therapy and parent education are the core interventions of our program."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"Aspen Ranch's chemical dependency intervention is centered on the 12 Step model."

Position on Confrontation:

"Firm yet compassionate confrontation of the family system is an integral part of intervening in the pathology of presenting behaviors."

Additional Characteristics:

"Our program is highly active learning focused which includes equine assisted psychotherapy. Experiential learning enhances insight and self discovery."


    Number of Beds: 84
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits: 125
    Average Length of Stay 11 months
    Percent of Women 45%
    Percent under 25 100%
    Percent with College Education: 0%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance 0%
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification:50%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has group sessions for:
  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma Resolution
  • Adolescents (Ages 12 - 18)
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family
  • Gay & Lesbian
  • Grief & Loss
  • Inhalant Abuse
  • Internet Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Oppositional
  • Parenting/Life Skills
  • Prescription Drug Addictions
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Abuse


    Self-pay Cost: Data Not Supplied
    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: No


    Licensed by: State of Utah
    Type of License: Residential Treatment Center
    Accreditation: Northwestern Association of Schools and Colleges

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: (877) 231-0734
    General Information: (435) 836-2279
    Address: P.O. Box 369, 2000 West Dry Valley Rd
    Loa, UT 84747