• Residential Treatment

    Residential Treatment

    With access to an alcohol and drug-free living environment - successful recovery is possible.
    Individuals trying to abstain are more successful in a residential treatment setting.
    With access to an alcohol and drug-free living environment - successful recovery is possible. Individuals trying to abstain are more successful in a residential treatment setting.

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  • Activities for Fun

    Activities for Fun

    A common misconception between addicts is that "My life will be over when I quit!"
    The Haven opens possibilities by teaching individuals how to have fun sober.
    A common misconception between addicts is that "My life will be over when I quit!"
    The Haven opens possibilities by teaching individuals how to have fun sober.
  • Build Healthy Relationships

    Build Healthy Relationships

    A key component to long term sobriety is healthy relationships.
    The Haven facilitates building relationships based on boundaries and helping others who are in need.
    A key component to long term sobriety is healthy relationships.
    The Haven facilitates building relationships based on boundaries and helping others who are in need.
  • Lake Powell

    Lake Powell

    Each year The Haven takes Alumni, Residents and others in the community to
    Lake Powell all of whom share a common goal to stay sober.
    Each year The Haven takes Alumni, Residents and others in the community to
    Lake Powell all of whom share a common goal to stay sober.

Get Your Life Back

The Haven offers both residential treatment and sober living programs for men and women struggling with addiction to drugs and alcohol. All of The Haven's facilities are conveniently located near downtown Salt Lake City, within walking distance of UTA TRAX and the University of Utah. Individuals needing help to stay sober find extra support with The Haven's Sober Living Program. While residents work on the skills needed to live alcohol and drug-free, The Haven Alumni show residents that life without drugs and alcohol can be fun and exciting. The Haven has been has been a leader in treating substance misuse disorders in Utah since 1969. Recovery from alcohol and substance abuse is possible.

Loss In Recovery

Loss In RecoveryLoss in and out of recovery is unfortunately an unavoidable part of life. Everyone experiences a range of significant losses over time, and as painful as it is, grieving is a necessary and healthy part of mourning those losses. However, for people with addiction, loss and the grief process that accompanies it have additional layers. 

Loss is also a natural part of the process of recovery. There are sayings in twelve-step programs that recovery requires changing the “people, places, and things” associated with one’s active addiction. This can mean ending friendships, cutting ties with triggering or problem family members, leaving a lifestyle, giving up a job or career, and even relinquishing certain possessions that bring about triggers associated to using drugs and alcohol. Feelings of loss and subsequent grief occur with each “”sacrifice” of one of these things, that must be given up in order to achieve and maintain recovery. In addition to these significant losses, there is the most profound and recovery-specific loss of all: that of mind- and mood-altering substances themselves, and the immediate neurochemical reward or relief they provided.


“Feelings always find their path to expression, one way or another.”


Even when our efforts to avoid distressing emotions are temporarily successful, will never suffice as a long term plan. Using drugs and alcohol is one very common way to avoid feelings, even if feelings don’t simply disappear. If we don’t allow ourselves to feel all the natural human feelings, and when necessary, talk about them, they will remain present and unresolved. If we avoid or suppress these feelings for too long, they inevitably come out, and often in indirect forms of behavior. Imagine a pressure cooker overflowing, that is much what avoided and pent up feelings looks like seeping out of us. As pressure cookers are instruments of balance, opening the lid is required to keep the contents from spilling all over the place. Same as with our feelings, if we don’t release some of the pressure associated with stressful feelings, especially those of loss, we too will blow, and it is rarely a pretty sight.

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The Haven is a 501(c)3 non-profit orgnization which means your donation is TAX deductable. Corporate sponsorships are available for select events and levels at certain times of the year. Please give the gift of sobriety to an individual struggling to leave the life of addiction.
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PHONE: 801-533-0070
FAX: 801-596-2240
EMAIL: info@havenhelps.com
ADDRESS: 974 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102 [map]


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Sponsors

George S. And Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation Marriner S. Eccles Foundation The Lawrence T. Dee – Janet T. Dee Foundation R. Harold Burton Foundation Katherine W. and Ezekiel R. Dumke, Jr. Foundation United Way Sorenson Legacy Foundation
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