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Global News Winnipeg: How Aurora Recovery Centre Changes Lives

Posted Posted in News & Events Global News Winnipeg: How Aurora Recovery Centre Changes Lives Ian Rabb (Director of Business Development) and Aurora Recovery Centre Alumni Jonny share their stories of recovery on Global News Morning in Winnipeg. Ian touches on how Aurora Recovery Centre (ARC) has been addressing addictions and mental health with a holistic approach, along with how […]

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Opioid Addiction and Overdose is Due to Tolerance

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The DSM-IV, the fifth and most current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual is the leading source of information for understanding what marks and addiction and what doesn’t. Labeled as “substance use disorders”, addiction comes with a specific set of criteria which separates it from other disorders. Opioid use disorder According to the DSM, […]

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Are you living with depression?

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Living with depression is a common, but serious mood disorder. According to the World Health Organization, 350 million people worldwide live with depression. That’s equivalent to 5% of the world’s population. It affects every person differently, and for that reason, it is a difficult mental illness to treat. Depression has many clinical forms including persistent […]

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Supporting My Partner in Their Recovery

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Family relationships can be a powerful support for someone working through addiction recovery. There is a concept known as The Social Connection Theory of Addiction, which suggests that strong relationships and human connection are key to helping someone overcome addictive behaviour. If your significant other is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction, then it means that […]

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Does Depression Actually Hurt?

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Depression can be described through a lot of physical illustrations. Feelings of being weighed down, broken hearted, being punched all over, and more are ways people paint the portrait of depression. Are these manifestations or drama? The painful sensations experienced by people suffering depression are not fictitious. Depression causes physical pain. Mental illnesses tend to exist in […]

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Methods for Sleep in Recovery

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Withdrawal from drugs and alcohol can be long lasting. It may take weeks for regular functions to start normalizing. Sleep is one of the most important factors for a healthy recovery. Unfortunately, sleep is one of the most heavily influenced functions. Getting a restful good night’s sleep can be a challenge in early recovery. Chills, sweats, spasms, nightmares, traumatizing […]

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680 CJOB – Ian Rabb On The Meth Crisis

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Winnipeg Meth Crisis Ian Rabb, co-founder of Aurora Recovery Centre speaks about the recommendations made by the Illicit Drug Task Force. The report came out last week with more than 20 recommendations. Rabb who is on the task force says that all three levels of government need quickly join together to implement the recommendations. Listen […]