Your Greatest Present is Presence: Tristan’s Holiday Story

Alumni Interview by EHN Staff In this blog post series, EHN alumni share their experience, strength, and hope for the holiday season. Before recovery, Tristan’s holidays were forgettable for him, and painful for his family. He remembers one particular Christmas around 2005, when he was full into the grips of alcohol addiction. He spent the … Read more

My Recovery At Donwood: Paul’s Story

Opinion by EHN Guest Writer In celebration of Bellwood’s 35th anniversary. Paul Dilworth is a Toronto-based social worker with a private practice focusing on addiction. Paul attended Donwood, Dr. Bell’s publicly-funded addiction treatment facility, and today refers his clients to Bellwood for treatment. He has been in recovery for 26 years. I have been a … Read more

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