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PTSD & Trauma Healing: EMDR – Part 1

Have You Experienced a Traumatic Event? If something traumatic happened, it probably has had a big impact on you and is possibly resulting in some post-traumatic stress. Let’s talk about what’s next. For the most

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Geoff Thompson | Our Program

Addiction and the Media

Too many people are talking about addictions these days. It’s almost impossible to read a newspaper, listen to the radio, watch a television newscast, or scan the internet without finding yet another article or segment

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Fitness, Exercise, and Recreation | Our Program

Sober Sports Victoria and Serendipity

If you know me you know I love hockey… Like LOVE HOCKEY! I’m an Oilers fan (let’s just get that outta the way right now), since sports fans care who your ‘TEAM’ is. Any who,

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Life After Treatment / Recovery | Our Program

Victoria, Victoria, Victoria

I say it like that because I haven’t been to the city in September… it was different, more robust! Busier than usual. A few cruise ships were docked and it was mayhem… only in my

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Alumni | Our Program | Our Staff

The Prairie Files VII – Final Thoughts

It’s the end of a 6-month venture of traveling across this great country and I’m heading into the pause of summer, for traveling that is. Back up in September! There are quite often so many

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Alumni | Our Program | Our Staff

The Prairie Files VI – Firehall 8

In the middle of my Saskatoon trip, I got to hang out with the fellas at Firehall #8. I was asked to join them for lunch, a tour, a long day of visits, laughter, and

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Our Program | Our Staff

The Prairie Files V – Saskatoon Shenanigans

If you’ve never been to Saskatoon, I challenge you to go. It is a beautiful city nestled in the heartland of farm country. The river runs along the city’s edge and when you are flying

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Alumni | Our Program | Our Staff

The Prairie Files IV – Edmonton and the Battle of Alberta

A Quiet Meal The playoffs were on the night I had hosted the Edmonton dinner. I’m sure that’s enough said since Pittsburgh ended up winning the cup that night. I was cheering for the Predators

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Alumni | Our Program | Our Staff

The Prairie Files III – Rainy Days Dinner & Dancing in the Rain

He forewarned me about the soggy weather that was making it’s way to Calgary. I woke up to greyer skies than the ‘wet’ coast. It was actually the perfect day to get some extra work

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Alumni | Our Program | Our Staff

The Prairie Files – Thunder and Lightening

I was recently texted by a client about my upcoming alumni tour. He writes, “bring your rain jacket – it’s looking like lots of rain and thunderstorms here in Calgary.” My response, “SWEET. This Prairie

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Alumni | Our Program

Ottawa: Cobblestones at the Courtyard

There is a lot of history in this building that we hosted our alumni private event at. The walk through the courtyard reminded me of something you’d feel and see in parts of Europe. It

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Our Program

Sea-Scapades: More Adventures From our Alumni Manager

It’s Saturday and I have been facilitating the hello and goodbye group here at SCHC for over 4 years now and it never gets dull. It never gets old. What it does, though, is it

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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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