My recovery has been all about breaking the stigma of women in addiction. It was the spring of 1978. I had started becoming aware of, and thinking about, how my drinking was messing up my life. I was 28 years old with two children. One day, over an afternoon coffee, I confided my fears to … Breaking The Stigma of Women In Addiction
St. Raphael Wellness Centre (SRWC) and Aurora Recovery Centre are hosting Recovery Day Winnipeg 2020 September 12 from 5 pm to 7 pm Due to the COVID pandemic, this year’s event is online via Facebook Live. Viewers can tune into the event through the Recovery Day website or Facebook page. Website: RecoveryDayWpg.com Facebook: facebook.com/RecoveryDayWpg Recovery … Recovery Day Winnipeg Helping To End Stigma of Addiction and Recovery
Overdose Awareness Day is Monday. It’s not just a topic for those with addicts in their lives. It is an issue that should concern us all. Across Canada, the numbers alone are staggering. In the West, B.C. had its single deadliest month of fatal overdoses in June, at 177 deaths. A total of 526 people … Overdose Awareness Day: Addiction Isn’t A Crime
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?
Substance use disorder? Do I have one? If you’ve asked yourself this, we have created this short questionnaire to help you evaluate and reflect on your own relationship with alcohol and/or drugs. It is by no means equivalent to a medical diagnosis. Ask Yourself The Following Questions To Learn If You Have A Substance Use … Do I Have A Substance Use Disorder?
How to Journal Effectively: Journaling can be an important tool to help someone on the road to recovery. Often, a recovering addict needs to apply self-help resources to achieve the growth and healing that is necessary to overcome the addictive behaviours. Looking inward and identifying the patterns and thoughts can be a powerful way to … How to Journal Effectively
Recovery Books For Winter Reading: Winter is the perfect time of year to curl up with your favourite recovery books and relax. If you or a family member is struggling with addiction, it might be a good idea to pick up a few books on the topic. Here are the top seven recovery books that … Recovery Books For Winter Reading
Intervention Services: When Is The Right Time? For many drinkers and drug addicts, there is a specific moment of clarity between the layering fog of substance-induced haze. That moment finds them asking themselves a very important question: Do I have a problem? Most often, as soon as a loved one begins questioning if they might … Intervention Services: When Is The Right Time?
Symptoms of Cocaine Abuse: Though opioid addiction is mostly in the spotlight, the drug of the seventies and eighties, cocaine is still a problem for millions of people. Unwilling To Talk About The Problem Every proposition to open a dialogue about their suspected cocaine abuse is met with defensiveness. They do not want to talk … Symptoms of Cocaine Abuse
Sober Living Housing For Lifelong Recovery: Creating a stable living environment that is free of drugs and alcohol is critical for someone in recovery. If you want to maintain a sober lifestyle, then it is essential to avoid potential temptations and triggers that come up when you are spending time with people who are using … Sober Living Housing For Lifelong Recovery