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The Cycles of Violence in Relationships and The Road To Recovery

The Cycles of Violence in Relationships and The Road To Recovery Not many people understand the trauma caused by psychological abuse in relationships. Victims often go unnoticed because they do not bear physical scars. Not addressing the trauma of the abuse, mixed...

Language and Recovery: The Impact of our Words

Language and Recovery: The Impact of our Words In any given year, one in five Canadians experiences a mental illness or addiction problem. Yet, stigma for these people, their friends, and family still loom over their everyday lives. In a 2008 survey, only 50 percent...

Faces of Recovery

Missy Missy's struggle with drugs and alcohol was rooted in childhood trauma. Today, she is in recovery to become the best mother she can be for her young children. Jonny Jonny served 6 years in the Canadian military before he sought recovery for drug and alcohol...

2017 Reporting: More Services are Needed in Public Treatment Centres

2017 Reporting: More Services are Needed in Public Treatment Centres Recent findings from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) shows an alarming trend in the population: a lack of treatment for those in need of addiction recovery and mental health...

Self Care Tips: Take Care of Your Mental Health and Avoid SAD

Self Care Tips: Take Care of Your Mental Health and Avoid SAD As the weather cools down and the seasons change, Seasonal Affective Disorder is one topic that needs to be discussed among the general population. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is more than a feeling...

The Importance of Community: During and Post-Treatment

The Importance of Community: During and Post-Treatment When a person is trapped in the cycle of addiction, it can feel impossible to find another path without reaching for outside help. Addiction can cloud the individual’s judgment and make it difficult to see...

Cost of Treatment vs. Active Addiction

Cost of Treatment vs. Active Addiction A question we get all the time is: Is the cost of drug addiction treatment worth it? Most private treatment centres charge between ten and twenty thousand dollars for a month-long treatment period. It is, without a doubt, a large...

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