Tag Archives: Addiction

What is Abstinence?

What is Abstinence?  This is your message for the week of October 29, 2017    The focus on abstinence in recovery circles is often very strong, and sometimes becomes the sole factor in determining whether someone is doing well in … Continue reading

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On Judgment

On Judgment By Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist How come it is so easy to point the finger to what other people are doing ‘wrong’, strangely, or unhealthily? It is particularly easy for the disease of Addiction to get trapped in … Continue reading

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Parenting in Recovery

Parenting in Recovery   This is your message for the week of August 27, 2017  Many of you out there are parents or have been raised by people who have Addiction. Some of you and your parents found recovery, some … Continue reading

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Dropping the ‘s’

Dropping the ‘s’  This is your message for the week of July 30, 2017  Language is important and the language we, even healthcare providers, are currently using to talk about Addiction perpetuates stigma and stereotyping. In this weekly recovery video, … Continue reading

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Secrets

Secrets This is your message for the week of July 23, 2017  How many times has your brain told you, “Shhh, don’t tell anyone?” While our brain convinces us this is for the best (for ourselves and others), these secrets … Continue reading

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