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Category: Workplace Substance Abuse


Boredom | Exploring Addiction | Meaning and Purpose | Work | Workplace Substance Abuse

How Fulfilling Careers Make a Difference in Addiction Recovery

While clients are with us, we try to help them find a realistic and satisfying career choice (if they don’t already have one). Many of our clients are currently unemployed or are in occupations that, for whatever

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Our Program | Workplace Substance Abuse

Taking Steps towards Recovery from Alcohol or Drugs While Balancing Your Career

Going to drug rehab or alcohol treatment can have so many emotions attached to it. Shame, guilt, denial, fear, and many other emotions may prevent and delay us from accessing support in the first moments

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Addiction and Society | Stigmatization | Workplace Substance Abuse

Addiction Stigmas and Workplace Productivity

Stigmas don’t Reflect Evolution of Addiction Junkies, prostitutes, dilapidated homes, scattered needles – these are all images often associated with addiction. As stigmas associated with addiction change and morality and emotions become less involved in

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Workplace Substance Abuse

Drug Testing Addiction Treatment Center Employees in Canada

We’ve recently received a lot of questions about our employee drug testing policy. What better way to address this question than with a blog! You may think an addiction treatment facility has special privileges on

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Geoff Thompson | Identity Issues | Meaning and Purpose | Uncategorized | Work | Workplace Substance Abuse

Choose Careers Worth More Than Just Dollars

A meaningful career is an important factor in individual addiction and recovery. At Sunshine Coast Health Center we hear many clients say they “love” their job – at least, they think they do. We’ve compiled

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Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Geoff Thompson | Videos | Work | Workplace Substance Abuse

Addiction and Recovery: Work-Life Balance

Geoff Thompson, Program Director for Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses the importance of finding balance when it comes to work – making your job a part of your life, but not your identity. Geoff discusses

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12 Steps of AA | Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Bill Wilson | Exploring Addiction | Geoff Thompson | Workplace Substance Abuse

The Psychologically Healthy Workplace: Finding Meaning and Purpose

Program Director, Geoff Thompson, discusses why it is so important to find work that is satisfying and gives a sense of achievement and how to do it even in uncertain times. Bill Wilson is profiled

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Workplace Substance Abuse

New BC Drug Testing & Treatment Program Policy is a Step in the Right Direction

The Construction Labour Relations Association of BC (CLRA BC) and the Bargaining Council of BC Building Trades Unions are to be commended for recognizing the importance of having a safe, healthy, substance-free work place. After

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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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