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Dr. Johanna O’Flaherty: The Correlation Between Trauma and Addiction

Johanna O'Flaherty

The voices come from all directions, often harsh. Mean. Misguided. Damaging. Suck it up, buttercup. Big boys don’t cry. Are you still hung up on that? One of the world’s preeminent voices in trauma therapy is fighting back against that messaging. “Why don’t we just leave it alone and get on with it?” asks Dr. Dr. Johanna O’Flaherty: The Correlation Between Trauma and Addiction

Steve Low, President: Reflections on My First Year at Aurora Recovery Centre

Steve Low, COO/President of Aurora Recovery Centre: Addiction Treatment in Gimli, Manitoba

By Steve Low I had to laugh. Here I was after thirty-plus years of dedication to helping people get well from substance use disorder with the most amazing opportunity, and it was in the midst of a global pandemic. Before the pandemic hit, I knew I was facing a significant challenge renovating a drug and Steve Low, President: Reflections on My First Year at Aurora Recovery Centre

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