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Anthony Cafik: New Clinical Director Brings A Team Approach To ARC

Anthony Cafik Aurora Recovery Centre Clinical Director

For Anthony Cafik, this year is different. It is Christmas in treatment. The energy is different. People are feeling it. A mix of excitement, sadness, togetherness. Members. Staff. Everyone is experiencing something different. Anthony Cafik, the new clinical director at Aurora, is outside taking pictures of snow angels. “Angel translates into message. We have a Anthony Cafik: New Clinical Director Brings A Team Approach To ARC

Addiction Education and Awareness: National Addictions Awareness Week

Addiction Education and Awareness: National Addictions Awareness Week November 22-28, 2020

In these times of more lockdowns in a devastating pandemic, of election chicanery in the U.S., the concept may be somewhat muffled this year, but it will be there. Addiction education and awareness is at the forefront for this year’s National Addictions Awareness Week. Addiction. Whether we think about it or not, it isn’t going Addiction Education and Awareness: National Addictions Awareness Week

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

COVID And Substance Use: National Addictions Awareness Week

COVID And Substance Use: National Addictions Awareness Week

National Addictions Awareness Week is in full swing, with today shining the spotlight on the effects of  COVID and substance use disorders. As COVID-19 dominates the newswires, the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) reports that its inquiries during the pandemic have found “people who use substances report a loss of social connection COVID And Substance Use: National Addictions Awareness Week

University of Manitoba Meth Study: Sevenfold Increase in ER Visits

U of M meth study finds sevenfold increase in visits to Manitoba ERs

University of Manitoba Meth Study: Sevenfold Increase in ER Visits: Global News This University of Manitoba study of the increase in meth-related health system interactions supports our approach: “People’s life circumstances can predispose them to turn to meth as a way of coping.” “It is critical to address underlying factors that influence both mental health University of Manitoba Meth Study: Sevenfold Increase in ER Visits

Dr Allen Berger Brings Inspiration to Aurora

dr allen berger

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

ARC Squad Volunteering at Assiniboine Park

ARC SQUAD VOLUNTEERING ASSINIBOINE PARK CONSERVANCY OCTOBER CLEANUP

ARC Squad Volunteering at Assiniboine Park Conservancy for October Cleanup: On October 26, 2020, Aurora alumni and family members were fortunate to participate in a wonderful volunteer activity, a late-season cleanup of Assiniboine Park. The Conservancy’s Manager of Volunteer Resources, Shaun Leonoff, along with Associate Coordinator, Kayla Lang, helped us plan a productive and fun ARC Squad Volunteering at Assiniboine Park

Feed-A-Family Program: Christmas Cheer Board

Feed-a-Family Program

Update November 17, 2020 With more restrictions in place with Winnipeg’s COVID-19 pandemic Critical:RED status, the Christmas Cheer Board has suspended its operations until it is safe to restart, at least November 27th. Feed-a-Family Program with the Christmas Cheer Board: With so many people financially impacted by COVID-19, the need for donations this holiday season Feed-A-Family Program: Christmas Cheer Board

ARC Squad helps at Siloam Mission

ARC Squad helps at Siloam Mission

Aurora Recovery’s “ARC Squad” had an exceptional time at Siloam Mission on Saturday, January 5! Members, Alumni, and staff volunteered their time for a gratifying afternoon of service! The ARC Squad was split up into several groups and given assignments in Siloam Mission’s various departments, including; kitchen duties such as plating, cleaning & serving meals ARC Squad helps at Siloam Mission