Category Archives: Addiction News

Addiction Treatment Crisis Revealed as Report Released

We have an addiction treatment crisis in Canada. Yesterday the BCCSU released a report on Recovery in BC, and messages outlining mistreatment by some in the current health care system are flooding social media as a result – there are … Continue reading

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Addiction is Addiction

This week on Talk Recovery Radio, Understanding the disease of addiction in oneself and others for a better quality of life Addiction Addiction We talk to the authors of the book, and how it can help overcoming addiction. Treating Addiction … Continue reading

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Vancouver Recovery Club and a women’s journey in recovery

Vancouver Recovery Club 24 hour addiction and mental health recovery services The Vancouver Recovery Club (VRC) is the only 24-hour drop in and referral centre of its kind in Vancouver for addiction and mental health recovery services The VRC’s services … Continue reading

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Overdose Prevention App and Anonymous Drug Use Survey

We are currently in an overdose crisis, the community is being asked to help.  Please take a moment to take the survey.  Fraser Health and Last Door are working together to help slow down the rates of overdoses. Drug Survey  … Continue reading

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David Pavlus Awarded Recovery Systems Leader Award

British Columbia Centre on Substance Use awards Last Door Recovery Society David Pavlus with the Recovery Systems Leader Award. Recovery Systems Leader Award Recovery can help solve today’s overdose crisis. Congratulations Last Door Executive Director David Pavlus on being presented … Continue reading

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Isha Judd System

This week on Talk Recovery Radio we speak with Matthew Schmidt about the Isha Judd System, a form of meditation focused in love consciousness and how it can help with Mental Health and Addiction recovery. Plus a personal story with Angus, … Continue reading

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May 2018 Newsletter

Volume 83 – #NewWestRecovery, Youth and Adult Addiction Treatment New West Recovery Exhibit Last Door Recovery Centre and Westminster House Launch “New West Recovery” outreach campaign. The campaign’s goal is to distribute over 30,000 maps this year to help improve … Continue reading

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Substance use and stress increase sugar consumption.

Sugar Research Project By Marisa Martin Research Abstract: Research shows that both substance use and stress increase sugar consumption. Factors such as gender, income, and education level may also influence consummatory behaviour. To date, no studies have examined how these variables … Continue reading

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Last Door Clients and Alumni Rainbow Lodge Retreat

Rainbow Lodge is the perfect place to unplug from the outside world. Amenities at Rainbow Lodge includes a spacious, fully equipped kitchen, dining and living area, three fireplaces, full-size washer and dryer and surrounding views of Powell Lake.  All the … Continue reading

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In honour of Doug Eastwood – Blue Ribbon Campaign

Every year Last Door Recovery Society enters a team in the Vancouver Sun Run.  This year there were 50 team members and Doug Eastwood was one of them, as he had been in previous years. Tragically this year Doug suffered a … Continue reading

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