10 Ways to Talk to Your Loved One About Their Addiction

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It can be challenging to reach your loved one, especially if you are trying to confront your loved one about addiction in hopes of finding a solution. The best way to have your message received is by using effective communication skills. Effective communication can be achieved by remaining calm, listening, validating, acting interested, negotiating when […]

What is a “Dry” Alcoholic or a “Dry” Drunk?

A “dry” alcoholic refers to an alcoholic in recovery who is abstinent, but does not adhere to any program of recovery. Basically, a “dry” alcoholic or “dry” drunk is someone in recovery who just does not drink, but has made no other changes to themselves— including their thought patterns, behaviors, and/or relationship to their spirituality. […]

5 Differences of Holistic Treatment

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There are so many therapeutic benefits to holistic addiction treatment. At Royal Life Centers, we use a holistic approach to treat the mind, body, and spirit for a full recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction. Our alcohol and drug addiction treatment methods are proven effective, and promote wellness in all aspects of life. Our treatment […]

What is it Like to Go to Alcohol and Drug Rehab?

Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation can be achieved with different treatment options, or an array of treatment programs. Initially, addiction treatment should all start with a medical detox, like the service we offer in Royal Life Centers at The Haven. Usually, medical detox is followed with an inpatient program, like our residential inpatient program, to continue […]

What is an Inpatient Facility for Alcohol Addiction Like?

Alcohol Use Disorder Although alcohol dependence and alcohol use disorder are separate conditions, although those who struggle with alcohol use disorder usually have developed a dependence on alcohol. If you are unsure if you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol use disorder, please refer to the criteria below: Drinking more alcohol, or for […]

Medical Detox: What is a Medication-Assisted Detox for Drug Addiction?

Drug Addiction Medical detox is recommended as the first step in overcoming addiction. Drug addiction, or substance use disorder, is progressive and chronic. Royal Life Centers at The Haven understands, and knows how to treat even the most severe drug addictions. Royal Life Centers at The Haven offers the best in medical detoxification for addiction […]

What is the Best Rehab Program for Drug Addiction?

Drug Addiction Substance Use Disorder is a compulsive or uncontrollable drug seeking and using behavior. Drug addiction is a chronic disease, and the affected will continue drug seeking and using behavior despite consequences. Effects of long term drug abuse goes beyond health concerns, the substance abuser actually changes the way their brain functions. What Steps […]

How Bad is Alcohol Withdrawal?

The Effects of Alcohol: Short and Long Term Alcohol abuse has life threatening effects on the brain and body. The side effects of alcohol vary, based on a series of factors like: frequency of alcohol use, amount of alcohol consumed, current health status, your age and family history. Alcohol consumption leads to effects like lowered […]

What is it like to go to an addiction support group?

Creating a Plan for Lasting Recovery After attending our detox center to restore your physical health under medical supervision, we will focus on your mental health as it relates to addiction recovery. In our treatment programs, our staff works with each guest to create a treatment plan best suited for each individual. Addiction support groups […]

The Role Of Support Groups In Addiction Treatment

The role of support groups in addiction treatment should not be underestimated. They play an essential function in helping people stay sober and continue to be an important part of recovery. They are typically part of long-term aftercare plans, after completion of an addiction treatment program. These groups include 12-Step meetings such as Alcoholics Anonymous […]