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
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.
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,
Back to Calgary with a healthier mind, healthier heart, healthier body and I’m excited to take on the world again! People have been asking me what is the most valuable thing I learned while at
Thirty-eight days ago I stood here and introduced myself. Since it was my first time in treatment, I was nervous and apprehensive. My vision of drug rehab was one where they got on with the
There is something special about digging my Converse kicks into Toronto’s concrete jungle. Another java-induced walk-a-thon. It was about time for the meeting, and my sense of it is to always plan ahead and be
A New Trend Emerges A curious trend has emerged here around our facility in recent weeks. In the spirit of traditional inukshuks, rock stacking has taken hold here at SCHC. A Curious Construction As more