Copper Hills Youth Center has compiled information about our programs, admissions process and behavioral health in general.
Visit the following links for more information on mental health illnesses and substance abuse issues.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness through support, education, advocacy and research.
Safer Society Foundation, Inc.
Safer Society Foundation, Inc., is dedicated to ending sexual abuse by promoting effective prevention and best-practice treatment for sexual abusers and their victims. The website provides resources for professionals, survivors and families to deal with issues of sexual abuse. This site also includes a link to the Safer Society Press for reading materials and curriculum.
Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Network
The Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Network provides detailed information about Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, the certification protocol and other related resources.
Below are some frequently asked questions regarding Copper Hills Youth Center. If you require additional information or have questions not addressed here, please contact us at 800-776-7116, and our staff will be happy to assist you.
We are an in-patient, 24-hour, Residential Treatment Center.
Male and female adolescents (ages 12–17), who have been diagnosed with psychiatric illness.
5899 W. Rivendell Dr., West Jordan, Utah 84081 (We are located 17 miles SW of Salt Lake City International Airport.)
Copper Hills treats adolescents between 12 and 17 years of age. We are able to provide treatment through their 17th year until the day before they turn 18.
Copper Hills is proud to offer the following gender-specific programs for adolescents:
The adolescent must be between the ages of 12 and 17. We are able to provide treatment for adolescents through their 17th year until the day before they turn 18.
The adolescent has been diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder, has failed outpatient therapies and is currently exhibiting behaviors such as, but not limited to:
Patients must exhibit signs of primary mental illness and possess an IQ of 60 or above.
While our residential treatment center is well-suited to the needs of adolescents with a dual diagnosis some factors may exclude a youth from admission, including:
In order to expedite the referral process, please include the following:
The referral packet may be emailed to our Admissions department at: [email protected] or faxed to: 801-214-2931
Admission packets are reviewed and responded to within 24 hours
The average length of stay in our male and female behavioral programs is 6 to 8 months. The average length of stay in our Autism Spectrum Disorder Program is 12 months.
Yes, we do offer substance use treatment if part of a dual diagnosis. Copper Hills Youth Center is committed to helping residents who struggle with substance use and addiction increase their awareness and coping skills to maintain a sober and healthy life.
Yes, it is an IQ of 60.
Yes, youth with sexually acting out behavior would be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Yes, we have a specialty program for Autism. Our Autism Spectrum Disorder program is for males only. The staff and therapists of the Arches program work with each resident, focusing on individual needs and abilities necessary for improvement and progress with the goal of returning home. The goals of the Arches program are to:
If your adolescent is struggling with a primary psychiatric disorder, including autism spectrum disorder, treatment at Copper Hills Youth Center could help change their lives. Don’t wait, call 800-776-7116 today.