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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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Signs you may be struggling
with an 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 to 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. Surroundings can […]

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A day in the life of a client at GreeneStone

It’s November in Muskoka, which means snow! Don’t forget to bundle up when you are heading down to our main building for breakfast. Served buffet style, the smell of freshly cooked bacon, eggs, and pancakes wafting from our breakfast nook nothing less than inviting. Overlooking Lake Muskoka with the morning news playing softly in the […]

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Addiction Recovery and Greenspace

Struggling with addiction recovery is a continual battle that many people face. Health systems across the world have not yet responded adequately to the current burden of addiction, and the challenges someone faces on the road to recovery can feel overwhelming. People often think counselling, group support, and being ready to face the challenges are […]

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