Utah County Crisis Line – 801-691-LIFE (5433)
The Crisis Line offers 24-hour help to any individual facing any crisis and directs callers to those who can provide long-term solutions. Click here for more information.
Getting a Prescription Filled Just After Release
People who have been on prescription medication during incarceration can obtain a two-week supply of that medication at no cost by going to the Walgreens Pharmacy at 1315 N. State Street in Provo (801-616-5223) within 72 hours of release. The pharmacy is open 24 hours a day every day, including Sundays and holidays. Please keep in mind that it can take up to a few hours for the pharmacy to get the information they need from jail medical to fill the prescription. You can call ahead for them to start working on your order ahead of time.
Note: In 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) began requiring insurance companies to cover mental health and substance addiction treatment as part of its 10 essential health benefit categories.
- To purchase private insurance through Utah’s Health Insurance Marketplace, visit healthcare.gov or call 855-850-2834. Depending on your income, you may qualify for a subsidy to help cover the cost. To get help applying for insurance, visit takecareutah.org.
- For information about Medicaid or PCN (Primary Care Network), click here, here, or go to your nearest Department of Workforce Services office.
- If you have low income and do not have insurance, contact Community Health Connect (591 S. State St., Provo, 801-818-3015) to see if they can help you get the medical and/or dental care you need.
- Mountainlands Community Health Center (801-429-2000)
589 S. State Street, Provo
750 N. 200 West, Suite 201, Provo (in the same building as Wasatch Mental Health)
910 E. 100 North, Suite 155, Payson
- The Food & Care Coalition has a Mountainlands health clinic (East Bay Health Center) that is open Monday through Friday and provides medical and dental health care services to people who don’t have permanent housing.
- A walk-in Volunteer Care Clinic is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 p.m. at 589 S. State St. in Provo. No appointment necessary; first come first served.
- The Utah County Health Department provides immunization services and clinical services such as cancer and heart disease screening, physical exams and lab tests, family planning, testing/counseling for sexually transmitted infection (STI), and programs for pregnant moms and babies.
- For reproductive health care regardless of income, contact Planned Parenthood Utah Valley Clinic, 1086 N. 1200 West, Orem, 801-226-5246. Services are available for both men and women.
- Community Health Connect provides dental care to low-income, uninsured Utah County residents through a network of dentists who provide free care in their own offices. Call 801-818-3015.
- UVU Dental Hygiene Clinic provides cleaning, x-rays, and exams at low cost ($25 for adults, $15 for children). Health Professions Building Room 141, 987 S. Geneva Road, Orem, 801-863-7608.
Mental Health Care
- NAMI Utah (classes and peer support groups for individual experiencing mental illness and their families or caregivers)
- For information about accessing mental health and addiction treatment through Medicaid, click here.
- Wasatch Behavioral Health (Utah County and Wasatch County)
- Utah State Hospital (Provo)
- Mountain View Hospital Behavioral Health Pavilion (Payson)
- Intermountain Healthcare Behavioral Health services (UVRMC, Provo)