‘My experience while at GreeneStone’
An interview with a past client
The following interview was conducted with a GreeneStone Alumni who completed our 45-Day Residential Treatment Program in early 2019. Q: Where was your life at before coming to GreeneStone? A: It was a disaster, I couldn’t go on the way I was living, I was out of options. A friend of mine had been through […]
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
‘What is it and how can it help me?’
You have slept in and are in a mad dash to get to work on time. You get in your car and you are speeding down a busy road when suddenly, an SUV cuts in front of you. You have to slam on the breaks to avoid rolling into the intersection as the light turns […]
Signs You May Be Struggling
With An Addiction
Signs of Addiction Nobody begins their day celebrating their addiction or looking to start one. These using habits are subtle and develop quickly. Alcohol, drug, sex, and gambling addictions do not start the first day, they are developed slowly over time. Many addicts will blame their surroundings, family history, or defend their behaviour with denial. […]
How Does Green Space Help With Addiction Recovery?
Maintaining a sober, healthy life is a continual battle for many people dealing with substance use disorders. The daily ups and downs associated with managing symptoms and cravings can feel overwhelming. People often think counseling, group support and patience are the only essential ingredients for their road to recovery. However, don’t overlook the value of spending time in nature. What Is Green Space? […]
Do I have a drinking/drug problem?
10 QUESTIONS TO ASK No one wants to admit it. It’s hard to do. But if you’re looking at this list, you’re questioning whether or not you have a drinking/drug problem. Millions of individuals find themselves faced with this question every year, so you’re not alone. Go through these questions, answer them honestly and they’ll […]