Category Archives: Addiction Resources

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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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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Recovery Week BC

Recovery Week BC – Overcoming Addiction To celebrate and commemorate a Year of Recovery, Join us for the Recovery Capital Conference on September 6th and 7th, and Recovery Day BC on September 8th, 2018. Recovery Day BC Whether you are in … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day – families overcoming addiction

Every year Last Door Recovery Society and Westminster House Addiction Recovery Family Programs organize Family Fun Day. Addiction affects the family in so many ways,  the family dynamics revolve around the substance use.  Families have been overcoming the harms caused by addiction … 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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