Tim Dickson

ARC Squad helps at Siloam Mission

ARC Squad helps at Siloam Mission

Aurora Recovery’s “ARC Squad” had an exceptional time at Siloam Mission on Saturday, January 5! Members, Alumni, and staff volunteered their time for a gratifying afternoon of service! The ARC Squad was split up into several groups and given assignments in Siloam Mission’s various departments, including; kitchen duties such as plating, cleaning & serving meals ARC Squad helps at Siloam Mission

Summer Alumni Reunion

Summer Alumni Reunion

Sounds of laughter and meaningful conversation drifted under sunny skies and over Aurora’s lawn and gardens as its family celebrated the Summer Alumni Reunion together on August 15. Comfortably adhering to well-maintained boundaries of Covid-19’s restrictions, alumni members and various staff returned to the beautiful Gimli campus to nourish their spiritual and emotional selves, in a Summer Alumni Reunion

Recovery Dharma: Into Action

Recovery Dharma

Recovery Dharma is among the spectrum of different recovery options Aurora Recovery Centre recognizes, and people choose to access these options depending on their temperament, personality, preferences and needs in the moment. When it comes to mutual support groups, there are many roads to recovery. Red Road to Wellbriety, Refuge Recovery and Dharma Recovery. Different Recovery Dharma: Into Action

Healthy Hobbies Heal Hearts

Healthy Hobbies Heal Hearts

Healthy hobbies heal hearts: Lisa is the well-loved, creative, quirky and quick-witted, receptionist at Aurora Recovery Centre.  She has been with Aurora since February of 2017 and can be seen manning the desk on evenings and weekends.  She is known for her sweater scarf collection, fashionable frames, legendary lipstick and signature “Hi! How are you?” Healthy Hobbies Heal Hearts

Pottery at Aurora Recovery Centre

Pottery at Aurora Recovery Centre

Saturday afternoons are often times of insight and growth for our members in the residential treatment phase at Aurora. Many are outside undergoing the cleansing and re-birth process in the Sweat Lodge. Others opt to participate in creative activities facilitated by various staff members, and this story focuses on the pottery work graciously led by Pottery at Aurora Recovery Centre

Narcotics Anonymous Comes To Gimli

Narcotics Anonymous comes to Gimli

The Gimli recovery community has been graced with a significant addition, as a group of local recovering addicts has initiated a new meeting of Narcotics Anonymous. Narcotics Anonymous: The Only Requirement For Membership Is A Desire To Stop Using There is already a strong Alcoholics Anonymous presence in town, which has provided life-saving service and Narcotics Anonymous Comes To Gimli

Phoenix Tapestry Gifted to Aurora

Phoenix Tapestry

When entering Aurora through the main doors, you may have admired the tapestry that is displayed on the wall inside. Black fabric with a striking bright figure of a Phoenix, a mythical bird that is a symbol of transformation. Here is how Wikipedia defines the Phoenix; “In Ancient Greek folklore, a phoenix is a long-lived Phoenix Tapestry Gifted to Aurora