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Freedom from Addiction
is found in Surrender

Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future. – Daphne Rose Kingwa Letting go can be a terrifying notion. What will life look like on the other side? How will I possibly make it through the grief? What if I can’t do it? These thoughts can […]

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Why those battling Addiction
have trouble hearing us

I grew up with minimal exposure to drug addiction. However, when I was 12, I was sent to an all-girls boarding school and befriended girls that became like sisters to me. I was thrown into so many lives that were crippled by various substance abuse scenarios and began to lose friends to addiction. When I […]

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The Surprising Truth about Creating Healthy Habits in Addiction Recovery

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act but a habit.”   Maybe Aristotle was on to something here. Often when we hear the word ‘habit’ we immediately put these actions into ‘good’ or ‘bad’ categories. Getting up early, exercising, eating healthy = good. Smoking, binge-watching Netflix, eating chips = bad. However, […]

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Drug Overdoses may be linked to
COVID-19 Pandemic Anxiety

A spike in both serious and fatal drug overdoses over the last week in Belleville can’t be definitively pinned down for a precise cause but it may be linked to angst being felt around the world due to COVID-19 pandemic anxiety. The local health unit said Tuesday it’s been apprised by Belleville Police Service of […]

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Coronavirus and Addiction: for people
in recovery self-isolation can be harmful

It’s important find new ways to connect during this time, to protect your recovery. “For someone struggling with addiction, fellowship is a big part of the recovery process. Unfortunately, since the coronavirus outbreak began and social distancing became the norm, this process has become more challenging…” read more Source: Global News.

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