Category Archives: Addiction News

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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Recovery Capital Conference of Canada 2018

Thursday August 8, join us for Talk Recovery Radio, we discuss what is Recovery Capital and the Recovery Capital Conference of Canada.  A two day addiction recovery conference being held in New Westminster BC on September 6th and 7th, Part … Continue reading

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Sober Recovery App, plus lived addiction recovery experience

This week on Talk Recovery Radio Sober.ly  is a mobile app that offers real time, stigma free support for sobriety in a fun and engaging environment. One of the founders is a person in long term recovery, and has drawn … Continue reading

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A Sober Girl’s Guide

Join us for Talk Recovery Today at Noon on 100.5 fm I created “A Sober Girls Guide” as a how-to for navigating through love and life from a sober point of view. As a 30 year old dj living in Los angles … Continue reading

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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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