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Military, First Responders, Veterans, and PTSD

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PTSD treatment for military, first responders and veterans Aurora Recovery Centre assists veterans, military, first responders, and people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and addictions with personalized, evidence-based treatment plans in our residential center and outpatient office. Our residential programs include 24-7 medical detox, individual and group therapy, ARC Fit, and adjunctive therapies […]

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Canadians With Mental Health Conditions And Addictions Higher Risk For Being Victims Of Violence

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About one million Canadians live with a mental health-related disability including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, and substance abuse which dramatically affects their quality of life. According to the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (GSS), 10 percent of people living with a mental health-related disability reported having been a victim of violence that […]

Canadians with Mental Health Conditions and Addictions Higher At Risk for Being Victims of Violence

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Canadians with Mental Health Conditions and Addictions Higher At Risk for Being Victims of Violence About one million Canadians live with a mental health-related disability including anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, and substance abuse which dramatically affects their quality of life. According to the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (GSS), 10 percent of […]

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CIHI Report: 155,000 Canadians Hospitalized For Addictions and Mental Health Conditions

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155,000 Canadians Hospitalized For Addictions and Mental Health Conditions In 2017 to 2018, more than 400 Canadians were hospitalized every day due to harm from substance abuse, according to a recent report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI). The report states that 155,000 people were admitted over the year due to substance abuse. […]

How to Determine Alcohol Abuse

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How to Determine Alcohol Abuse Alcoholism doesn’t just appear and disappear. It develops over time. It usually involves a preexisting risk factor that makes someone more susceptible to developing it if they drink alcohol. Risk factors include: Prior history of behavioral or substance abuse Addiction of alcoholism in the family Social awkwardness Stress Neglect and/or […]