Recovery requires a balance between compassionate self-care and hard work

The Balance of Recovery - Drug and Alcohol Addiction Rehab Center

Opinion by EHN Staff Written by Peter A. Levine, a support counsellor who works at Bellwood Health Services. It is common knowledge that a successful recovery process requires a healthy dose of compassionate self-care. What is not so frequently acknowledged is that a successful recovery process also requires a tremendous amount of hard work and … Read more

PSYCHIATRIST GETS PERSONAL ABOUT WALKING THE WALK

By Charles Whelton, MD, FRCP (C), ABAM Psychiatrist, Maple Team, Edgewood Treatment Centre   As a psychiatrist, I’m good at talking the talk. I listen to people, assess their situation as best I can, and then I give it to them with both barrels. Advice, counsel, guidance, help, direction, recommendations, suggestions, tips. I’m full of it, … Read more