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
June 24, 2020 (Gimli, Manitoba) – Aurora Recovery Centre, a private, 70-bed inpatient addictions treatment facility near Winnipeg is turning the spotlight on its Chief Operating Officer. Steve Low has been promoted to President, effective immediately. Aurora founder and chairman Paul Melnuk made the announcement today. Low, an addictions clinician, treatment program developer and referral … Aurora Recovery Centre Announces New President
Addiction treatment works The first thing you need to know is that addiction treatment does work. If you have a loved one suffering from a substance use disorder, then your goal is to focus on getting them the help they need. Here are a few tips on how to convince someone to get addiction treatment. … How Do I Convince Someone To Get Addiction Treatment?
First Step To Getting Addiction Treatment: To overcome the stigma surrounding addiction, we need to accept that it can happen to anyone. Addiction is a disease that consumes a person’s life, affecting their loved ones too. It is one of the most intense struggles to overcome. People with addictions and co-occurring mental health disorders need custom … First Step To Getting Addiction Treatment
Family relationships can be a powerful support for someone working through addiction recovery. There is a concept known as The Social Connection Theory of Addiction, which suggests that strong relationships and human connection are key to helping someone overcome addictive behaviour. If your significant other is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, then it means that … Supporting My Partner in Their Recovery
When someone you love suffers from a substance use disorder, you want them to quit, get better and make better choices. However, many of those without addiction don’t understand that it’s not that easy. Addiction is a disease and like any other disease, you can’t just cure someone. But many people will try because they … Three Ways You Can Sabotage Your Loved One’s Recovery
Do I Need Medical Supervision if I need to Detox? Most addicts find it difficult to overcome the initial withdrawal symptoms that occur at the beginning of a recovery program. Not only is it a challenge to beat the addictive behaviour, but unsupervised detox can be dangerous in some situations. Medical detox isn’t always required … The Importance of Medical Detox