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2020 Annual Report
Center Wide Highlights
- Renamed the agency from Wasatch Mental Health to Wasatch Behavioral Health to reflect expanded services to include comprehensive Substance Use Disorder services
- Merged with Utah County Department of Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Treatment (aDDAPT) to oversee all behavioral health services in Utah County
- Reached collaborative agreements with all of the Accountable Care Organizations to provide services to the Medicaid Expansion population
- Further implemented the Clinical Consultation and Supervision model to enhance clinical outcomes and develop staff competencies
- Obtained Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) accreditation for our Aspire Academy, a youth residential treatment facility
- Implemented salary study recommendations for staff to stay competitive
- Held two Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) academies in coordination with Orem Police Department with over 60 officers from 11 jurisdictions
trained. A third CIT academy was held in Heber City training another 25 officers
- Updated the LAB analyzer to improve lab accuracy and efficiency
- The Highland 33rd Ward remodeled our Vantage Point Youth Receiving Center as a Service Project transforming the building into a model
facility for welcoming youth in crisis within the state
- Mountain Peaks Counseling increased therapy visits by 42% and prescriber visits by 36% over FY20
- The Payson Family Clinic served 1550 unduplicated clients. This is a 31% increase over FY19
- Westpark Family Clinic doubled the number of intakes over FY19
- Increased medical services to Payson Family Clinic by approximately two prescriber days per week as well as additional nursing support
- Clubhouse provided vocational training to 124 people during the pandemic
- Successful Sub for Santa program that served over 250 clients in need
- Significantly increased school based services. Alpine School District contracted for 4 additional clinical social workers to bring the total to 10
- In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, instituted telehealth via Zoom and other media throughout the agency
- Allocated .5 FTE program manager to oversee and coordinate pandemic related internal policies, management of supplies, and communications with state and allied agencies
- Obtained COVID-19 testing analyzer to decrease workforce wait times to get tested and obtain results
- Provided Services to 10,910 individuals (an over 2% increase over 2019, despite the COVID-19 pandemic)
- Hired three executives (Division Directors)
- and more…
Wasatch Behavioral Health was founded in 1967 to provide quality mental health care for all individuals within Utah and Wasatch counties. Wasatch Behavioral Health is a comprehensive community mental health center. We offer an array of programs and services for children, teens and adults.
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