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Aquacise at SCHC

February 17, 2015

One of the many benefits of having a pool in our facility is the ability to use it in a diverse manner. From volleyball nights to individual laps in the pool to group aquacise classes, the
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Easy Nutrition Tips for People in Addiction Recovery

September 13, 2013

Addiction recovery is an important time to be aware of what you are eating and drinking. Because you may have not been eating healthy or anything at all during your active addiction, this is a
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Addiction & Families: Connectivity

August 10, 2009

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses ways to be open and honest with your loved one when they are in early addiction recovery and seem more connected to others than to you.

Addiction & Recovery: Tips for Overcoming Stigma of Addiction

Geoff Thompson, Program Director for Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses internalizing the negative stigma of addiction and overcoming the need to defend yourself.

Addiction & Families: Addiction Transfer

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for Sunshine Coast Health Centre, explains what addiction transfer means and what types of compulsive behaviors to watch for.

Addiction in Families: Mood-Altering Substances

March 13, 2009

Cathy Patterson-Sterling, Director of Family Services for Sunshine Coast Health Centre discusses why any mood altering substance should be avoided, especially in early addiction recovery, to avoid relying on these as a crutch.

Positive Change: Forgiveness

December 12, 2008

Geoff Thompson, Program Director at Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses the importance of forgiveness and the impact this can have on every aspect of your life, including physical health.

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In a whole lot of ways SCHC is different. Normal 12 step programs don’t really rely on the individual to make changes to themselves, whereas here I’ve been allowed to kind of poke and prod and see who I am, develop a person for myself, and try things. Like with the different outings, we do different activities and I started to learn who I am here instead of “I’m just an addict”.

- Nick

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