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About Jordan, Casey

Casey oversees all marketing for Sunshine Coast Health Center. She explores new ways to reach and engage with people online, coordinates content marketing, and develops ways to help SCHC maintain a visible and helpful online presence. Casey recently completed a Masters’ Degree in Professional Communication.


Charitable Programs

May 10, 2017

There is a special category of private treatment. It’s called charitable. This means there are fees, but they are not like the higher fees associated with private treatment. The fees are usually no more than
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Connecting Over Music in Addiction Treatment

November 10, 2016

Soothing the Soul As many of our clients feel the fog lift and remember what they use to love to do – it never ceases to amaze me when I’m sitting in my office and
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Recovery from Addiction & Measuring Success

October 19, 2016

“Successful” recovery from drugs or alcohol should not be indicated solely by the number of days sober. It should be marked by quality of life indicators such as goals and accomplishments and mental, emotional, and
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The Success Rates of a Drug Rehab & Alcohol Treatment

October 4, 2016

In mainstream addiction treatment throughout Canada, a popular idea is that it is pass/fail. Either a person successfully completes treatment and abstains from substances/alcohol or they return to using, having not learned anything at all (which
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Addiction to Drugs and Alcohol as a Choice? Of Models and Non 12-Step Methodologies

September 27, 2016

Choice is Still the Popular Understanding Addiction to drugs and alcohol, in the past, has been referred to as a choice and, hence, a lack of willpower. As most have come to see (unfortunately, not
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Meet our Staff: Keith Martin

March 16, 2016

Can you tell us what you do at SCHC? Of course! My name is Keith Martin and I’ve been a support staff member here, at SCHC, for just over a year and a half. Examples
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Fentanyl FAQ

February 23, 2016

Rising Use We’ve been watching Fentanyl closely over the last 5 years and the effects of its use and easy accessibility are only increasing. This spike in Fentanyl use is part of a large evolution
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5 Ways of Making Sense of Adversity After Addiction

February 18, 2016

One question we commonly ask families and partners impacted by addiction as well as clients who have been in recovery for a long time is, “if you had the chance to change your life all over
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Banning Substances Won’t Curb Addiction

November 25, 2015

A combination of historical and cultural factors has brought us to the position that American and Canadian societies are in today regarding addiction, education, and healthcare. Influences from dominant religious groups (such as Protestantism) and
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The Benefits of Individualized Treatment for Alcohol and Drug Dependency in Canada

November 17, 2015

In the beginning, addiction treatment looked similar to prison or a mental health facility (although probably called a psych ward). In fact, in many cases treatment was often used as an alternate route to jail
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In a whole lot of ways SCHC is different. Normal 12 step programs don’t really rely on the individual to make changes to themselves, whereas here I’ve been allowed to kind of poke and prod and see who I am, develop a person for myself, and try things. Like with the different outings, we do different activities and I started to learn who I am here instead of “I’m just an addict”.

- Nick

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