Mental Health Treatment for Medicaid Adults

Weber Human Services is committed to providing research-based treatments to clients served.  Each of the treatments listed below have been thoroughly tested in multiple research settings and been shown to improve the mental health and/or substance use symptoms and problems for which they were developed. 

Adult Serious Mental Illnesses such as Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, and Severe, Recurring Depression

Illness Management Recovery (IMR) 


IMR Video

What is IMR? A treatment designed to increase motivation, knowledge, and skills necessary to cope with mental illness while achieving personal goals. 


Who benefits from IMR? Adults who have mental illness symptoms that include hearing voices, racing thoughts, serious sleep problems, feel that odd things are happening to them, concerns that others are reading their minds, and/or recurring depression symptoms. 


How is IMR delivered? In group therapy settings. 


How often and how long should I participate in IMR? To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend twice weekly group counseling sessions for approximately 6 months. 



What is PEMFG? A treatment where clients, clinicians, and family members work together to address life issues that affect mental health symptoms. This model allows families to work along with mental health care professionals while connecting with other families. 


Who benefits from PEMFG? Adults who have mental illness symptoms that include hearing voices, racing thoughts, serious sleep problems, feel that odd things are happening to them, concerns that others are reading their minds, and/or recurring depression symptoms. 


How is PEMFG delivered? In group therapy settings. 


How often and how long should I participate in PEMFG? To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend twice monthly group counseling sessions for approximately 12 months.

Adult Relational Problems, Suicidal Behavior, and Depression

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)


DBT Video

What is DBT? A treatment that combines mindfulness, acceptance, and emotional regulation to change negative thinking patterns and support positive behavior changes. 


Who benefits from DBT? Adults who are having frequent problems with self-injury, suicidal thoughts, impulsive behavior, overwhelming emotions, and trauma. 


How is DBT delivered? In individual and group therapy settings. 


How often and how long should I participate in DBT? To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend weekly individual and group counseling sessions for approximately 12 months.

Adult Traumatic Stress

Prolonged Exposure (PE)


PE Video

What is PE? A treatment that teaches those with traumatic stress symptoms to gradually approach trauma-related memories, feelings, and situations in order to eliminate the negative feelings and behaviors associated with the trauma. 


Who benefits from PE? Adults who have symptoms associated post-traumatic stress. 


How is PE delivered? In individual therapy settings. 


How often and how long should I participate in PE? To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend weekly individual counseling sessions for 12 to 16 weeks.

Adults with Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Problems

CBT-SA (Group)

What is CBT-SA-G?  A treatment that helps people find connections between thoughts, feelings, and actions that sustain drug and alcohol using behavior.  By changing these thoughts and behaviors, people are better able to eliminate negative coping strategies associated with drugs and alcohol.


Who benefits from CBT-SA-G? Adults who are abusing or are dependent on alcohol or other drugs.


How is CBT-SA-G delivered? In group therapy sessions.


How often and how long should I participate in CBT-SA-G?  To benefit from this treatment, participants need to attend counseling one time per week for approximately 12 weeks.