substance use

Recovery Day Winnipeg Helping To End Stigma of Addiction and Recovery

Recovery Day Winnipeg Helping To End Stigma of Addiction and Recovery

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

Four Helpful Tips to Help You Refrain from Substance Use

Four Helpful Tips to Help You Refrain from Substance Use

Nobody wants to be addicted to a harmful substance. Drug and alcohol abuse is not only detrimental to your physical health but also for your mental health. Unfortunately, so many individuals that suffer from addiction relapse after their first few attempts at quitting, because the temptations and urges are too powerful to overcome fully. Failing Four Helpful Tips to Help You Refrain from Substance Use

Mental Health Disabilities & Risk of Violence

Canadians with Mental Health Conditions and Addictions Higher At Risk for Being Victims of Violence

Mental health disabilities among Canadians include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, and substance use disorder which dramatically affects their quality of life. According to the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (GSS), 10 percent of people living with mental health disabilities reported having been a victim of violence that year. Mental illness can develop Mental Health Disabilities & Risk of Violence

Four Ways Addiction Can Happen to Anyone

Four Ways Addiction Can Happen to Anyone

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. So, how can it affect anyone? There are countless reasons why a person becomes an Four Ways Addiction Can Happen to Anyone