What do a rough and tumble hockey player and an iconic rocker have in common? On Friday, June 7th, 2013 Canadian rock icon and photographer Bryan Adams and Nashville Predators left-winger Rich Clune were recognized for their contributions to addiction awareness and treatment. Adams and Clune, along with seven other award winners including Clune’s mother, [...]
It’s not always readily apparent when or how my Higher Power will choose to help me work on the removal of my defects of character. I do believe that Step Six is like gardening … I need to be ready and I need to know that it takes time to cultivate and grow … and that it takes regular, persistent work and lots of love and firm gentleness.
When the Scott family arrived at Renascent’s Lillian and Don Wright Family Health Centre for the first day of the Children’s Program it was the parents who were most worried about what was to come. “Children often begin to show problem behaviours as a result of a family member’s addiction,” says Sunil Boodhai, Family Counsellor [...]