Addiction & Mental Health Treatment

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

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

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

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