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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Relapse | Relapse Prevention

What to do During a Slip or Relapse

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No matter how committed you are to your recovery, relapses or slips are realities that are best prepared for. As a part of recovery, relapse is often seen as an important stepping stone of the

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Alcohol | Alcohol Policy | COVID-19 | In the News

You Can Thank Heavy Drinkers for Liquor Stores Staying Open During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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All Provincial Governments in Canada Have Designated Liquor Stores as Essential Services To close or not to close? Provincial governments across Canada have been faced with the difficult task of deeming some services as essential

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Addiction Treatment Help | Alcohol

The Pain Caused By The Stigma Surrounding ‘High-Functioning’ Addiction

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Nowadays, it seems like appearance is everything in current society. The rise of social media use continues to create dangerous perceptions of what happiness and success are suppose to look like. But the truth is,

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Alumni | Family Addiction Help

The Heart of our Family Support Services

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Meet Carissa Carissa Muth has worked with Sunshine Coast Health Centre in a number of capacities over the years ranging from Primary Counsellor to her more recent title of Family Support Liason. She has worked

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Exploring Addiction

Crisis and Addiction Treatment: Danger and Opportunity All Rolled Into One

At Sunshine Coast Health Center, we follow up with clients after they complete addiction treatment and return home. Sometimes clients receive a call from Darren, Sunshine Coast Alumni Coordinator, while other times it’s an email

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Exploring Addiction

Famous Artists and Addiction

Some of the finest artists in the world are recovering addicts: Eric Clapton (blues guitarist), Steven Tyler (lead singer of Aerosmith), Jean Cocteau (film director), Eugene O’ Neill (playwright), Drew Barrymore (actor), Stephen King (novelist), and

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure

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