A New Link Between Screen-Time and Autism

A New Link Between Screen-Time and AutismToo much exposure, especially in boys, may stunt social development. Brains at every age, especially developing ones, adapt to the environment in which they find themselves. What worries a growing number of advocates are the potential risks of heavy screen exposure, including, they believe, the hastening of autism in the young and attention deficit–hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in older children.

Continue Reading

Set Boundaries or Build Walls

Set Boundaries or Build WallsHelp or hinder? Enable or detach? Empathize or criticize? Blow up or shut down? Set boundaries or build walls. This often times becomes a family affair. These dichotomies challenge loved ones. Depending on the circumstances, we may handle each differently. We’ve found that one of the most difficult struggles involves setting and maintaining firm boundaries. 

Continue Reading

Benzodiazepines: Fatal Overdoses Quadruple

Benzodiazepines: Fatal Overdoses QuadrupleBenzodiazepines, or benzos, are a class of central nervous system depressants that most people know by the brand names Xanax, Ativan, Valium and Klonopin. These drugs, commonly prescribed in their generic form, are typically used to treat anxiety, insomnia and seizures. And they’re being prescribed at alarmingly high rates.

Continue Reading

A Look At Suicide & The Message '13 Reasons Why' Sends

A Look At Suicide & The Message 13 Reasons Why SendsResearch indicates that those with addictions, specifically alcoholics, have a greater chance of committing suicide (even more occurrences when individuals are intoxicated). Therefore, this topic is very important to the addiction, recovery, and addiction treatment community. The following are potentially harmful myths that "13 Reasons Why" may lead viewers to believe:

Continue Reading

Give Now!

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.
Donate

Connect With Us

PHONE: 801-533-0070
FAX: 801-596-2240
EMAIL: info@havenhelps.com
ADDRESS: 974 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84102 [map]


Get Updates

Interested in receiving regular updates about events, recovery stories and how to help someone trying to change their path to a better future? Sign-up here to get regular email updates from actual recovered addicts, the staff and board members.