A Guide to Drug and Alcohol Rehab

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The path to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction can be a long, difficult one—but you don’t have to do it alone. With the right help and support, you can find the strength to put your life back on track. This guide to rehab is here to provide information about the different steps of rehabilitation […]

10 Benefits of Music Therapy in Recovery


Music is powerful, it has the ability to transform or enhance your mood, among many other benefits. At Royal Life Centers, we offer music therapy for addiction treatment.  Royal Life Centers takes a holistic approach, treating the mind, body, and spirit. We believe in the power of music, and encourage all avenues of healing. We […]

Financial Planning: Building Your First Budget!

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Financial Planning: Building Your First Budget! For many men and women who are recently in recovery or finishing treatment, financial concerns can be high. Stresses from debt, or large bills can cause anxiety which leads down a path of negativity. To help you alleviate these worries, it is our goal to navigate you through the […]

The Atheist and the 12 Steps

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First, I should tell you that I’m a lifelong atheist and I am 10 years sober with the help of a 12-step fellowship. (notice I’m not saying I’m a member or representative of any single fellowship or group in that fellowship, as that would be a tradition violation). I went to 30 days of inpatient […]

A How-to Guide: Set your Recovery Up for Success

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Generally speaking, the goal for anyone in recovery is to maintain their sobriety for the long-term. Everyone knows that it begins with stopping the addictive substances, but how do we continue to be successful in the long-term? Setting yourself up for success early on is extremely important when it comes to recovery, but it’s not […]

Everything You Need to Know About AA: A Beginner’s Guide

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Alcoholics Anonymous or AA, is the de facto 12-step fellowship for those recovering from substance use disorder, alcoholism and addiction. Exposure to the fellowship usually begins in treatment, and for good reason. AA has been around since 1935 and has helped millions of alcoholics and addicts get and stay sober. In a modern world of […]

A Guide to Medical Detox: How to Make The Most Out of Your Detox Experience

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Detoxing from drugs and alcohol can not only be dangerous, but under certain circumstances, deadly. For most, the first step when you stop using drugs and alcohol is a medical detox. Not only does a medical detox keep you safe from complications, it also keeps you comfortable during what can be a difficult process. Every […]

How Do I Know I Need Rehab?

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So, things have gotten bad since your addiction has taken hold of you. But, you’re still not sure if they’re bad enough to enter into a treatment facility. Well, you don’t need to be physically addicted or suffer terrible consequences before you make the decision to enter rehab. When substance abuse starts to affect your […]

Building a Sober Lifestyle

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Typically, individuals struggle with maintaining a sober lifestyle because humans are creatures of habit. Most people stick to old habits and behaviors because they are comfortable and familiar. For this reason, building this new sober lifestyle can be frustrating and overwhelming for someone new to recovery. It can be a slow process and may require […]

10 Ways to Fellowship After a Meeting

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Anyone who has been a part of a 12-step fellowship knows, there is far more to the typical hour-long meeting. There is the customary hour-long meeting of course, where you might hear a speaker or perhaps share on a topic as a group. However, the real fellowship comes alive during the meeting after the meeting, […]