Addiction & Mental Health Treatment

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

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

Local Band The Keen And The Kind To Perform For Recovery Day

Local Band The Keen And The Kind To Perform For Recovery Day

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page The Keen and The Kind is the passion project of indigenous singer/songwriter Violet Vopni and jazz guitarist Clinton Giesbrecht. They’re easy-going folks with music that sparks emotions in their listeners. Their songs range from upbeat pop to groovy smooth jazz Local Band The Keen And The Kind To Perform For Recovery Day

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

Canadian Singer-Songwriter Fresh IE to perform for Recovery Day 2020

Canadian Singer-Songwriter Fresh IE to perform for Recovery Day 2020

Tune into Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 5:00 – 7:00 PM via their Facebook Page Fresh Wilson known professionally as Fresh IE, Canadian singer-songwriter, and producer. Wilson has produced over 22 albums and has written over 400 songs. Creating history in 2003, fresh was the first Canadian rapper to be nominated for a Grammy Canadian Singer-Songwriter Fresh IE to perform for Recovery Day 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