Topic: recovery

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

Winter Solstice and Wellbriety Tree Ceremony

Winter Solstice

Boozhoo, Tansi, Aurora Recovery Centre has the privilege of being located on the Western shores of Lake Winnipeg within Treaty Number One Territory. These are the traditional lands of the Anishinabe (Ojibway), Ininew (Cree), Oji-Cree, Dene, and Dakota, and is the Birthplace of the Métis Nation. We honor and respect the Treaties that were made Winter Solstice and Wellbriety Tree Ceremony

Getting the Christmas Treatment

Getting The Christmas Treatment

If you talk to folks who work in the admissions department at any major treatment centre, you may be told the same story: people don’t necessarily want to come to treatment during the Christmas season. But, then again, they often don’t want to come any time. There they are, often in a life and death Getting the Christmas Treatment

Dia De Muertos At Aurora

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Ceremony is an essential part of daily life at Aurora. Deliberately structured days are an important behavioral treatment for the chaotic brain states that are manifest in active addiction. Upon awakening, we introduce new positive ceremonies that will help re-establish healthy lifestyle patterns, and “get our head in the game” to live purposefully, one day Dia De Muertos At Aurora

Wellbriety Tree Ceremony Speech 2019

wellbriety speech jonny meikle

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

Favourite Holiday Songs

Favourite holiday songs

We polled staff and alumni for music selections for the holiday season, and we are creating a playlist to play at the centre this December 25th. We invite you to take part. Hop on YouTube or your preferred music streaming platform and get in the spirit! Feel free to send your own playlist suggestions to Favourite Holiday Songs

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