Addiction & Mental Health Treatment

How Family Impacts Recovery

How Family Impacts Recovery

How family impacts recovery: Addiction is a family disease. This is true. When someone struggles with a substance use disorder the entire family is affected in one way or another. On the flip side, the family impacts recovery in a very powerful way. Their influence on their loved one’s recovery can mean the difference between How Family Impacts Recovery

Wellbriety Tree Ceremony Speech 2019

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Wellbriety Tree Ceremony 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba: Speech by Jonny Miekle  The sun is up. I woke up. This is a good start. Each breath is a gift that I will not waste. Today, I will drive my body, feed my mind and strengthen my spirit. My past may have been dark at times, but Wellbriety Tree Ceremony Speech 2019

Games For Healing: Across The Board

Across The Board Games for Healing

Across the board, playing games for healing is proving to be a therapeutic activity in recovery, in particular at Aurora. Strolling into the dining area at Aurora on a recent Thursday afternoon, you would have seen our member population gathered around tables in small groups. Individuals appeared to be focused on different interesting objects in Games For Healing: Across The Board

COVID Response Plan: Aurora Recovery Centre Update

COVID Response Plan: Pandemic Update | Aurora Recovery Centre

Updated: Aurora’s COVID Response Plan Manitoba’s current provincial COVID-19 pandemic response level: CRITICAL Aurora Recovery Centre, as an essential service, is open during the COVID-19 pandemic, continuing to offer inpatient and outpatient addiction treatment services within our province’s prevention orders and protocols. Our leadership team remains in regular communication with the Province of Manitoba’s health authority and COVID Response Plan: Aurora Recovery Centre Update

National Addictions Awareness Week: What Is It?

National Addictions Awareness Week

The National Addictions Awareness Week media campaign is glitzy. It’s all over Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. The organizers have posters, hashtags and a theme at the ready. They are explaining scientific terms and laying out the financial repercussions. The information is current and readily accessible. The academics get their fill of stats. But stats have no National Addictions Awareness Week: What Is It?

Dr Allen Berger Brings Inspiration to Aurora

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Dr. Allen Berger, international recovery authority welcomed by Aurora Recovery Centre. Have you spent time contemplating the nature of substance use disorders, either from a personal perspective of someone living with the illness, or as someone in relationship to a loved one impacted by addiction? Understanding the causes can be perplexing as we seek to Dr Allen Berger Brings Inspiration to Aurora

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

World Mental Health Day 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week

World Mental Health Day and Mental Illness Awareness Week Recognized by Aurora Recovery Centre. Mental Health Services in the Age of COVID-19 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 World Mental Health Day 2020

Orange Shirt Day 2020 at ARC

Orange Shirt Day

Orange Shirt Day at Aurora was 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. Aurora Staff Observed Orange T-Shirt Day With Specially-Made Orange Shirt Day 2020 at ARC

Rusty Matyas to Speak at Recovery Day

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