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Mother, Leader, Healer

By Jeff Vircoe Edgewood’s Executive Director Carrie McVeigh sees a much higher purpose in her…

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Living the life she wants to live

By Jeff Vircoe Find out how Edgewood alum Amber K. has used…

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Pride and Recovery Hand in Hand

A senior member of Edgewood’s clinical team is using his own harrowing story…

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Recovery Without Leaving Work or Family?

Many people who know that they need help for substance use disorder…

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Recovery Takes Resilience

By Jeff Vircoe; Resiliency is close to the heart of what is…

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The Icing On The Cake

At EHN Canada’s Edgewood facility in Nanaimo, B.C., alumni show that sometimes…

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Both Doctor and Patient

By Jeff Vircoe; Photo Credit Melissa Fabrizio Dr. Ian King, a new…

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How to Party (or Patio) in Recovery

From patio season to holiday party season , events with alcohol can…

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5 Ways to Show Your Support for Recovery Month

By Jeff Vircoe 1. Educate yourself. Look deep. With millions of Canadians…

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How Discovering My “Addiction Blindspot” Led Me to Healing

It is not uncommon for an individual with a substance use disorder…

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How to Set and Prioritize Your Recovery Goals

The process of choosing an alcohol or drug rehab centre for yourself…

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Do Social Media Influencers Help or Hinder Addiction Recovery?

If you spend any time on social media, you know that influencers…

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Demonstrating Maritime Hospitality to guests in recovery

Summer in the Maritimes is a social and joyful time to laugh…

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Reclaim Happy Hour — 5 Ways to Make the Switch to Sober…

Remember happy hour? Before the pandemic, thousands of Calgarians would log off…

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Incredible Recovery Stories from Female Celebrities

When we look at the lives of celebrities, we often see a…

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