Go Sober for October Is A Great Idea

Go sober for october

One of Britain’s largest charities, Macmillan Cancer Support, hosts an annual fundraising event in the UK in support of their efforts to provide specialist health care, information, and financial support to people affected by cancer. The charity encourages people to ‘Go Sober for October’ to help others while also helping themselves. We Were Inspired by Go Sober for October Is A Great Idea

Aurora Recognizes Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Day 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week

The increased rate of people needing access to mental health services in the age of COVID-19 is alarming. It only adds to the historical trends of mental illness in our country. Health providers are doing their best with increased caseloads, and individuals are being proactive as possible with self-help options. However, increased awareness and advocacy Aurora Recognizes Mental Illness Awareness Week and World Mental Health Day 2020

Orange Shirt Day 2020 at ARC

Orange Shirt Day

Sombre and emotional, September 30 saw Aurora shining a light on part of our country’s dark past. Spiritual Counsellor Kevin Koroscil delivered a moving presentation about Residential Schools in Canada and the intergenerational traumatic legacy that many Indigenous people still suffer. Staff team and some members respectfully wore specially-made orange t-shirts in recognition of the Orange Shirt Day 2020 at ARC

ARC Squad is Activated This Autumn

ARC Squad is Activated This Autumn

Warm greetings matched the sunny skies when Aurora alumni gathered at the Centre in Gimli and set out to work on our Adopt a Highway clean up on September 19th. After a period of inactivity due to the COVID-19 situation, the ARC Squad volunteer spirit was on display along Highway 222. The Adopt A Highway ARC Squad is Activated This Autumn

Living Room Workout With Eddie

living room workout

Hello Tribe! With winter on its way here, it’s important to remember to try to keep physically active as part of your recovery.  If you don’t have access to a gym, you always can work out at home. Bodyweight training is some of the best out there. Here are some easy exercises you can do Living Room Workout With Eddie

Into Action With Recovery Dharma

Recovery Dharma

Recovery Dharma is among the spectrum of different recovery options Aurora Recovery Centre recognizes, and people choose to access these options depending on their temperament, personality, preferences and needs in the moment. When it comes to mutual support groups, there are many roads to recovery. Red Road to Wellbriety, Refuge Recovery and Dharma Recovery. Different Into Action With Recovery Dharma

Healthy Hobbies Heal Hearts

Healthy Hobbies Heal Hearts

Lisa is the well-loved, creative, quirky and quick-witted, receptionist at Aurora Recovery Centre.  She has been with Aurora since February of 2017 and can be seen manning the desk on evenings and weekends.  She is known for her sweater scarf collection, fashionable frames, legendary lipstick and signature “Hi! How are you?” as members drop by Healthy Hobbies Heal Hearts

Rusty Matyas to Speak at Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 Virtual Event

Rusty Matyas to Speak at Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 Virtual Event

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page Rusty Matyas has been an active member of the Canadian music scene for over 20 years. First, as a member/player/writer/producer with groups like the Waking Eyes, Imaginary Cities, the Weakerthans and the Sheepdogs, he more recently made the switch Rusty Matyas to Speak at Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 Virtual Event

Rod Pedersen, Host of The Rod Pederson Show Speaking at Recovery Day

Rod Pedersen, Host of The Rod Pederson Show Speaking at Recovery Day

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page Rod Pedersen is a Best Selling Author, celebrated sports broadcaster and host of The Rod Pedersen Show, but few know that on January 27, 2015, Rod was the target of an intervention. His lifelong struggles with alcoholism and mental illness had Rod Pedersen, Host of The Rod Pederson Show Speaking at Recovery Day