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    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.

Sober Activities For Winter Blues

Sober Activities For Winter BluesIf you’re reading this, there’s a good possibility you made a New Year’s resolution to stop drinking or abusing drugs. For many newly sober people, the thought of giving up that drug of choice can initially cause worry and anxiety. Some think they’ll become boring, others think their social lives will be rendered non-existent.

In truth, as tons of people in recovery have already discovered, these fears simply aren’t valid. In fact, you’ll find that being clean and sober is far from a social death sentence. There are tons of fun activities you can take part in – both alone and with friends – that don’t involve a single drug or drop of booze. There are plenty of healthy activities you can take up no matter the season or type of weather.

With several more weeks of winter to go, here’s a look at seven sober activities that are sure to keep you busy and fulfilled.

1. A Hulu Binge
If there are shows you’ve been meaning to catch up on or just start watching, winter months are the perfect time to do this. It’s also an extremely affordable means of entertainment.

 2. Enjoy the Outdoors
If staying still for an entire afternoon is difficult for you, then take advantage of winter-specific sports or activities. Go ice skating with friends or sledding down a hill on snowy days. Take up snowboarding or purchase yourself a skiing lesson at the local slopes. Even taking a brisk walk or bike ride with the cold air hitting your cheeks can feel especially invigorating.

3. Host a Dinner Party
Being in social environments that tempt your sobriety can be challenging, so one of the best solutions is to create your own environment. Throw a potluck dinner with friends and invite them all to bring a dish. Or, if you’re a master in the kitchen, put an elegant dinner together for all your friends.

4. Try Something Different
Your lack of hangovers and non-boozy lifestyle may also give you the chance to try things that have been on your bucket list for a long time. Whether it’s taking a pottery class or seeing a Broadway play, get around to trying the things that alcoholism or addiction forced you to put off for months or even years.

5. A Bowling or Movie Night
Not only is bowling a fun and inexpensive activity, it’s also an extremely social event that requires minimal skill. Round up a group of friends and get out for a fun night at the lanes. If you are in a less social mood, grab a friend or two, and go see the latest flick you are dying to see.

6. Splurge on a Nice Meal
Now that you’re not drinking or buying drugs, your wallet is likely feeling a little heavier than before. Take some of the money sobriety is saving you and treat yourself to a nice meal at your favorite restaurant. You definitely deserve it!

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