Category Archives: Addiction Resources

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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“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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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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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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