The House Of Miracles: Tony’s Story

The House of Miracles—Tony’s Story blog

At first, drinking was fun. Alcohol gave Tony confidence. Sober, Tony was a shy kid. But a few drinks changed all that. In his early twenties, Tony was married and running his own business in wedding video-photography. Tony’s drinking wasn’t fun anymore, and his alcohol consumption was becoming a problem.

How Recovery Saved my relationship with my father

How Recovery Saved my relationship with my father Geoff Ingram blog

It was my dad’s 60th Birthday and we had decided to throw him a big party. At the time things weren’t going well in my house, my parents were two months away from a bitter divorce, and I was on the verge of spiralling into my addiction for the next decade. However, I got up in front of a room full of our family and friends to give a speech. I don’t remember much about what I said, but I do remember looking my father in the eye and sincerely saying that he was my best friend. 

Keep Working It Because It Works: Sara’s Story

Sara’s Story Lorelie Rosanno blog

Sara M received her angel wings on January 8th, 2020, just a few months short of her 25th sobriety birthday. Before Sara left, she touched the hearts of many and lived her best life in the process. In this time of sadness, we find comfort, remembering Sara and her incredible journey of courage, tenacity, resilience, and hope. 

People Helping People During a Time of Crisis

People Helping People During a Time of Crisis

One-in-five Canadians experience a mental illness or addiction problem and that fact is not going away. Did you know that alcohol is still by far the most common drug used by Canadians and the cost of substance use in Canada has exceeded $38 billion? For years researchers have known that substance use and mental health … Read more

Helper? Healer? Spiritual Guru? Edgewood’s Jim Edwards Might Be All Three

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You’ll find Jim Edwards devoting much of his time and energy to helping those who are finding themselves. Jim’s profound wisdom and gentle spirit will calm even the most troubled of souls. With 28 years of sobriety under his belt, Jim knows how challenging substance use disorder can be. Jim sums up his life in … Read more