Substance Addictions

According to Health Canada, roughly 80% of Canadians drink alcohol regularly. The social acceptability of alcohol makes it a dangerous substance to become dependent on and a difficult one to abstain from. Often times, people use alcohol to cope with other mental or physical disorders. It is also a substance that many people use along with other addictive substances, a behaviour known as polydrug use. If left untreated, alcoholism can destroy a person’s mental and physical health, derail their career, damage their personal relationships and worse. Read more.

At Aurora, we believe in the disease concept of addiction. Drug addiction is a complex and serious illness. While many people don’t understand why or how people become addicted to drugs, the reality is that drugs can rewire the brain and affect a person’s ability to resist urges to use. Drug addiction is characterized by compulsive, uncontrolled drug use despite negative or harmful consequences. Read more.

Aurora Recovery Centre’s philosophies are consistently reflected in the way we value our members and staff. Everything we do is in the interest of our members’ recovery for life.

Aurora’s treatment process is built upon a member-first culture and stands on three pillars that reflect our philosophy toward our members’ recovery: Heal, Connect and Recover.

From initial contact with Aurora, you begin to experience our Member-First Culture. Our highly experienced Addiction Specialists help you navigate the complex, emotional decision to admit to treatment.

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