Addiction & Mental Health Treatment

How To Talk To Someone With Addiction

It can be incredibly frustrating to try and talk to someone about their addictive behaviours and the impact they are having on their life and relationships. Often, you’ll be met with defensiveness, manipulation and deflections. The first thing you need to know in order to make headway is that substance use disorder (SUD) is not How To Talk To Someone With Addiction

Recovery from Sex Addiction: Suzie Le Brocq at Aurora

Suzie LeBrocq sex therapist, recovery from sex addiction

Aurora’s candid interview on recovery from sex addiction with Suzie Le Brocq, PhD, MPhil, CCPCPR, CCS-AC, CSAT-S Let’s Talk About Sex. No, seriously. Let’s really talk about it. When Salt-N-Pepa released their Grammy-nominated soul/hip hop classic in 1991, they probably had no idea just how much their song would resonate with listeners. Bouncy, fun, risqué by Recovery from Sex Addiction: Suzie Le Brocq at Aurora

Gaming Addiction Not Just a Young Person’s Disorder: Cam Adair And Aurora

Cam Adair and Aurora: Gaming Addiction Not Just a Young Person’s Disorder

Cam Adair connects with Aurora Recovery Centre for accredited training in gaming addiction treatment.   It was everything. The focus of his life.  Cam Adair’s thirst for video games was so strong, he quit high school over it. He lost his girlfriend over it. His dad would drop him off  to work at an internet Gaming Addiction Not Just a Young Person’s Disorder: Cam Adair And Aurora

SHE RECOVERS: Women Recovering Together

Dawn Nickel from SHE RECOVERS: Women in Recovery

SHE RECOVERS: Women Recovering Together International Women’s Day is about to command the media’s attention on March 8, and the co-founder of the largest women’s recovery foundation in the world is asked for her thoughts on the big day. “Well, every day is women’s day here, right?” says Dawn Nickel with a shrug and a SHE RECOVERS: Women Recovering Together

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?

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

Comedian Jon Ljungberg to Host Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020

Comedian Jon Ljungberg to Host Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page Jon Ljungberg has been a professional comedian for over 30 years. He has performed from coast to coast including 38 states and across Canada including the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and The Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. He has had the Comedian Jon Ljungberg to Host Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020

Tom Jackson to Headline Recovery Day 2020

Tom Jackson to Headline Recovery Day 2020

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page There are entertainment legends, and then there is Tom Jackson, a triple-threat actor, musician, and activist whose achievements in each discipline are downright head-spinning. Jackson’s career is unparalleled, not to mention wildly acclaimed, abundantly decorated, and almost ridiculously interesting. Tom Jackson to Headline Recovery Day 2020