Category Archives: Addiction News

Substance use is costing six Canadian provinces over $1 billion each

Substance use is costing six Canadian provinces over $1 billion each Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction and Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research November 14, 2018 Substance use is costing six Canadian provinces over $1 billion each Ottawa, … Continue reading

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The Weight of a Feather: A Mother’s journey with addiction

Join us today on Talk Recovery Radio from noon to 1 pm on 100.5 fm Co Op Radio. A mother’s journey with addiction recovery The Weight of a Feather chronicles the relationship between a mother and her son on his journey … Continue reading

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Dave Cooke author of “The Addicted Child” and founder of 100 Pedals

Youth and Addiction Dave Cooke is the executive director of an organization called 100 peddles a non profit organization that helps parents navigate the chaos and confusion of a child’s substance use disorder, also author of the book “The Addicted … Continue reading

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The Story of Betty Ford, overcoming addiction

This week on Talk Recovery Radio we interview Lisa McCubbin, she has written a book on Betty Ford which launches 9/11/18 via Gallery Books a division of Simon & Schuster. This is the first biography of Betty Ford, based on intimate … Continue reading

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Addiction Treatment Crisis

Canada’s real addiction crisis Listen to the full story on CKNW’s Charles Adler Tonight Show. Interview starts at 10:45 minutes Thanks for listening

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7 Steps to Addiction Recovery

Dr. Suzette Glasner addiction workbook, 7 Steps to Addiction Recovery This week on Talk Recovery Radio, we talk with Dr. Glasner, Dr. Glasner integrates the most effective addiction therapy techniques to bring you the Seven Steps to Changing Addictive Behaviors, … Continue reading

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“Exile Nation: Drugs, Prisons, Politics, and Spirituality”

Talk Recovery Radio this Thursday at noon, Personal Story with Lex, and interview with author Charles B Shaw, “Exile Nation: Drugs, Prisons, Politics, and Spirituality” Originally published as a series on Reality Sandwich and The Huffington Post, Exile Nation is a work of “spiritual journalism” … Continue reading

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Recovery is more than just giving up alcohol

This week on Talk Recovery Radio Dana Bowman can’t escape the lure of perfectionism, trying to be a flawless wife, mother, and  a person in recovery. When Dana experiences a short-lived relapse during the Christmas holiday, she has the startling … Continue reading

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Alumni of the Month August 2018

I spent a large part of my early 20’s in major opioid addiction. Starting with prescribed medication, then turning to street narcotics. Always feeling like something was missing, sitting in a room full of people while feeling alone, angry at … Continue reading

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August Addiction Recovery Newsletter

August E-News 2018  #83 Alumni of the Month I spent a large part of my early 20’s in major opioid addiction. Starting with prescribed medication, then turning to street narcotics. Always feels g like something was missing, sitting in a … Continue reading

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