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Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

Intensive Outpatient Programs at Branches

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Branches, a service of Salt Lake Behavioral Health, offers a variety of intensive outpatient programs to benefit many walks of life. Adults and teens who have attempted general outpatient therapy and found that it has not been successful in meeting all of their needs or for individuals who have been hospitalized for any psychological or addiction issue and may require extra support when returning to their everyday life. Programs are also available for those who have experienced severe trauma, and those with persistent behavioral issues, personality disorders, and others behavioral and/or mental struggles.

Watch our IOP testimonial video to learn more about treatment first hand.

IOP Testimonial

Below are some of the symptoms that our programs help to treat.


Anxiety is persistent and excessive feelings of fear and obsessive thinking, including somatic symptoms/responses that disrupt social and occupational functioning and can greatly affect physical health. Watch our IOP Anxiety video to learn more.


Depression is persistent feelings of sadness, worthlessness and disinterest for extended periods of time that are disruptive to social and occupational functioning. Depression can branch off of grief, circumstances, loss or simply be persistently present. All types of depression can be effectively treated by Salt Lake Behavioral Health IOP. Watch our IOP Depression video to learn more.


Traumatic events there can cause both physical and emotional changes in the body. Sometimes recovery from traumatic events requires medical or therapeutic interventions; this can be symptoms of extreme anxiety, flashbacks of the trauma, avoidance behaviors or disassociation. Recovery is possible with treatment. Watch our IOP Trauma video to learn more.


Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Like other chronic diseases, addiction often involves cycles of relapse and remission. With treatment you can achieve recovery. Watch our IOP Addiction video to learn more.

Suicidal Thoughts

To someone having suicidal thoughts, suicide is often seen as the solution to the suffering they are experiencing. If you or someone you know is struggling with suicidal thoughts, please reach out. Recovery and treatment for suicidal thoughts is possible. Watch our IOP Suicidal Thoughts video to learn more.

Mood Issues/Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a condition which is characterized by periods of manic highs and depressive lows. Bipolar disorder affects thoughts, emotions and behaviors in harmful ways. Our IOP can treat both Bipolar I and Bipolar II. Watch our IOP Mood Issues video to learn more.

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We cannot offer diagnosis, counseling, or recommendations online, but an assessment and referral specialist is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 801-264-6000. You can also send us a message by filling out the contact form. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

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