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How Portaging a Canoe Can Help Your Recovery

Through canoeing, you'll find a way to help your recovery. It had been too long. That is what I found myself thinking as I turned off the ignition and clients started to spill out of the van into the gravel parking lot.  We could see our outfitter guides Bretton and...

The 6 Stages of Change Model

CHRC Blog The 6 Stages of Change Model 23 November 2017 by Cathy Connors, Co-founder and President, Canadian Health Recovery Centre Wouldn’t it be nice if things were simple when it comes to recovery? But the truth is recovery is a journey, not a race. While the...

The Seven Pillars of Mindfulness

CHRC Blog The Seven Pillars of Mindfulness by Cathy Connors, Co-founder and President, Canadian Health Recovery Centre   6 October 2017 What is mindfulness? Being mindful is the practice of being aware of and accepting the present moment. The seven pillars of...

Alcohol Withdrawal Risks – Symptoms to Look Out For

CHRC Blog Alcohol Withdrawal Risks - Symptoms to Look Out For 15 June 2017 by Cathy Connors, Co-founder and President, Canadian Health Recovery Centre The levels of dopamine rise in the brain as soon as someone takes a drink. Alcohol can increase self-confidence,...

Kombucha and the Benefits of Good Gut Health

CHRC Blog Kombucha and the Benefits of Good Gut Health Melissa Blackburn Borg CNP (Hons.), Holistic Nutritionist, Canadian Health Recovery Centre 6 June 2017 Kombucha is the health drink your gut is begging for! It seems just about everywhere you go these days someone...

ADDICTION RECOVERY – Is like training for a marathon

CHRC Blog ADDICTION RECOVERY – Is like training for a marathon Deborah Payne, B.Sc., RNCP, ROHP, CCN, Orthomolecular Nutritionist 16 August 2016 To run a marathon, it requires preparation, strength, fuel, and focus, to be successful.  Recovering from an addiction to...

The Importance of a Family Program In Addiction Recovery

CHRC Blog The Importance of a Family Program In Addiction Recovery by Cathy Connors, Co-founder and President, Canadian Health Recovery Centre 6 July 2016 Anyone who has lived with a person with addiction knows the toll it takes on the entire family, friends and...

Withdrawal Symptom Management At CHRC

CHRC Blog Withdrawal Symptom Management at CHRC by Deborah Payne, B.Sc., RNCP, ROHP, CCN, Orthomolecular Nutritionist 3 June 2016 The intensity of withdrawal symptoms can vary greatly depending on the length and amount of substance use, the extent of physical and...

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