Life After Addiction: Lucy’s Story

Staff Interview by EHN Writer In celebration of Bellwood’s 35th anniversary. While Lucy has been a counsellor at Bellwood since 2016, her Bellwood story begins far before then. Lucy has volunteered at Bellwood since 2012 while she was studying psychology at York University to become a psychotherapist. She is proud that she has accomplished that … Read more

Permission to Heal, Granted: A Veteran’s Story

Alumni Interview by EHN Guest Writer Written by Lorelie Rozzano, an internationally recognized author and advocate. Born in Comox Valley, BC, Alec describes his childhood as “good.” Around age six, Alec recalls losing the vision in his right eye. His parents took Alec to the doctor, who couldn’t find anything wrong. The eye doctor said … Read more

Knowing When It’s Time to Get Help: Lorelie’s Own Story

Opinion by EHN Guest Writer Written by Lorelie Rozzano, an internationally recognized author and advocate. I was a skinny, wild-eyed mess trying to find a way out of all the problems I had created. I’d spent so many years blaming everyone else for my addiction—when I had an epiphany. The most destructive force in my … Read more