Latest News


Community Resources

April 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly been a difficult time for many of us. As such, House of Hope has created a list of some community partners who can help. Check back for updates! Utah Coronavirus Information Line: 1-800-456-7707 or visit coronavirus.utah.gov Emergency Shelter Referral Services: 801-990-9999 Disaster Distress Helpline (SAMHSA): 1-800-985-5990 A 24/7 national hotline dedicated […]

Feel-Good Clothing Drive: A Partnership with Maurices!

March 11, 2020

At House of Hope, we believe a pivotal step down the road to recovery is believing the age-old sentiment: when you look good, you feel good. Throughout their journeys in fighting substance-use disorders, our staff hopes to instill self-confidence in the heart of every woman who walks through our doors. In conjunction with our thoughtfully-designed […]

Intern Highlight: Charise Hulse

February 26, 2020

Meet Charise: House of Hope Salt Lake’s clinical intern. House of Hope offer internships for students looking to fulfill graduate program hour requirements. To highlight this opportunity, we thought we’d share some insights into Charise’s experience at House of Hope! Charise’s interest in psychology and becoming a therapist started in high school. From there, Charise […]

Rally for Recovery – 2020

February 21, 2020

House of Hope clients and staff were delighted to attend the annual Rally for Recovery at the Utah State Capitol on February 20, 2020. The event, hosted by Utah Support Advocates for Recovery Awareness (USARA) and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), included a walk to honor those who lost their lives to mental […]

National Women Physicians Day: Marcela Smid

February 3, 2020

In celebration of National Women Physician Day, House of Hope would like to honor the lifelong medical efforts of Dr. Marcela C. Smid, board-certified Maternal Fetal Medicine and Addiction Medicine physician at the University of Utah. Specializing in Maternal Fetal Medicine in Salt Lake City, Dr. Smid has devoted her career to the research of […]

Historic Photo Preservation at House of Hope

January 27, 2020

House of Hope staff are working hard to preserve our legacy and history through creating digital versions of our photos. Since opening in 1946, originally as the Utah Alcoholism Foundation (UAF), House of Hope’s services have impacted the lives of over 60,000 Utahns. As Utah’s oldest provider of substance use disorder treatment, we think it’s […]

House of Hope Announces: The Nesting Place

January 1, 2020

House of Hope is delighted to announce the launch of the Nesting Place campaign! Set to open in early 2021, the Nesting Place will be an extension of House of Hope services to provide expecting mothers and mothers with newborns the opportunity to stabilize their families. Through specialized pre-natal and post-natal care, mothers in recovery […]

New Faces at House of Hope: Chef Dana

December 31, 2019

House of Hope is delighted to announce the hiring of a new chef, Dana! Dana comes from a varied work background—from catering to electrical work to assisting veterans—and is passionate about her community, food, and nutrition education. So far, Dana says her favorite part of working at House of Hope is the direct contact with […]

Christmas Shines Bright at House of Hope

December 25, 2019

Even though the holidays can be a difficult time for those in recovery, the celebrations this year at House of Hope were more robust than ever! Celebrations included traditional Christmas festivities, a holiday talent show, and an alumni Christmas dinner hosted through House of Hope’s Aftercare program. Community partners and donors made the holiday season […]

Giving Tuesday at House of Hope

December 3, 2019

December 3 is #GivingTuesday. Started in 2012, Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement to create a day of giving to charitable organizations and causes. In just seven years, the #GivingTuesday movement has raised more than $1 billion online in the U.S. alone. House of Hope is encouraging our community to give back through giving […]