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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Alumni | Client & Alumni Submissions | Life After Treatment / Recovery | Pieces Written by our Clients

Alumni Submissions – A Calgarian, a Client and Breaking the Stigma – Part 3

The notion of “once an addict, always an addict” in our society is something that is killing people, preventing people from getting the help they need and robbing capable individuals of bright and productive futures.

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Alumni | Client & Alumni Submissions | Life After Treatment / Recovery | Meaning and Purpose | Pieces Written by our Clients

Alumni Submissions – A Client, a Calgarian, and a View on Addiction – Part 2

I encourage you all to ponder your view on addiction. Some of the most amazing, talented, thoughtful people that I have ever met are people that came into my life here. We are not lazy,

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Client & Alumni Submissions

Alumni Story: One Eventful Trip Around the Sun

Jaymie, I am pleased to give you an update on my last twelve months since leaving SCHC. A year ago I already knew my drinking was out of control and finally came to the realization

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Client & Alumni Submissions

When Does the Transition Start?

When I was 18 years old, I moved to the big city of Vancouver. I was full of big dreams and big hopes and few concrete ideas of how to realize them. I’d come from

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Client & Alumni Submissions

Poetry Corner – Quotes by Gary G.

The following is excerpts from a beloved client’s notebook. Thoughts that help him get through the tough days. Journaling can be such a therapeutic and creative way to explore feelings and thoughts – a way

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Client & Alumni Submissions | Uncategorized

Facebook Posts From the Edge

The following is a post that one of our clients shared with family and friends and was also willing to share with a greater audience. Awareness and honesty are essential in recovery. Thank you, Matt, for

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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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