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
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
Signs that your loved one may need rehab: At Aurora Recovery Centre, we understand that everyone is different. We have a different past, needs and goals. People with addictions and co-occurring mental health disorders need custom treatment plans to help them heal and connect with others to experience the gift of recovery for life. However, … Signs That Your Loved One May Need Rehab
Life After Rehab: Step 1: Leave the rehab facility Step 2: Face the beautiful uncertainty Step 3: Enjoy it When I left Aurora in October of last year, I felt overwhelmed. The farther I travelled from Aurora, the more the tightness in my body increased. I tried to pretend that it was OK. I thought pretending would keep … Life After Rehab: It’s Going to Be OK
Transitioning From Residential Treatment To Life: Long term treatment is being proven to be the preferred form of treatment for people with substance use disorders in recovery. The 28-30 day model was created out of convenience for military programs and insurance companies. For many years the treatment model had very little to do with science. … Transitioning From Residential Treatment To Life
How To Choose A Treatment Centre: Making the decision to seek treatment is equally a long time coming while also urgent and immediate. Before choosing a treatment center, be aware of these important factors. Speak To Your Physician If you are unsure as to whether you need treatment or not, a physician or family doctor … How To Choose A Treatment Centre
Codependent is a term birthed out of necessity. Among spouses and family members of alcoholics and addicts there seemed to be a different kind of illness. The sickness of their loved ones was making the family members themselves sick. It wasn’t a flu or even depression, it was something else. Eventually their loved ones became sober … Codependent: Is This Me?