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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Addiction Treatment Help | Cathy Patterson-Sterling | Family Addiction Help | Our Program | Our Staff | Videos

Addiction in Families: Treatment Tools

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services at Sunshine Coast Health Center, talks about addiction treatment as a foundational tool in recovery and offers steps to take in the case of a slip or relapse.

Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Geoff Thompson | Our Program | Our Staff | Videos

Addiction & Recovery: External Orientation

Geoff Thompson, Program Director for Sunshine Coast Health Centre, gives an overview of external orientation based on one of Wayne Dyer’s themes from his new movie “Ambition to Meaning.”

Exploring Addiction | Life at SCHC | Our Program

Our Addiction Treatment Philosophy

Daniel Jordan, General Manager at Sunshine Coast Health Center, discusses the process of creating a new corporate brochure, particularly the challenge of coming up with a corporate philosophy.

Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Exploring Addiction | Geoff Thompson | Our Program | Our Staff | Videos

Addiction & Recovery: Leaving Las Vegas

Geoff Thompson, Program Director at Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses what can be learned about the nature of addiction from Hollywood and movies such as Leaving Las Vegas.

Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Cathy Patterson-Sterling | Family Addiction Help | Our Program | Our Staff | Videos

Addiction in Families: Window of Opportunity

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services at Sunshine Coast Health Centre, explains how to find a window of opportunity for a teaching situation when a loved one has a slip in their recovery.

Addiction Treatment Help | Life at SCHC | Our Program

Creating the Highest Value for Clients

Melanie Alsager, Administrator, highlights some of the ways Sunshine Coast Health Center has created value for clients and their family members.


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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