Stories of Recovery

Stories of Recovery – Tabitha

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Stories of Recovery – Tabitha Tabitha struggled to get her husband treatment due to a lack of public treatment.  It wasn’t until she saw him in psychosis that she and her friend organized an intervention and consulted with ARC until she got him into treatment. He’s now more than 100 days sober and they are […]

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Stories of Recovery – Victoria

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Stories of Recovery – Victoria Victoria, originally from Montreal, worked at some of Canada’s top restaurants as a cook until her addiction cost her a job. She tried six treatment programs prior to ARC. She started smoking weed as a teenager, but that soon escalated to using other drugs such as crack cocaine, opioids and […]

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Stories of Recovery – Jonny

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Stories of Recovery – Jonny Jonny started getting into fights on a regular basis when he was living in Norway House. As a teenager, he joined the military. He served for several years and did a tour in Afghanistan. After his service, he decided to move to Winnipeg to experience new things. He soon met a woman and […]

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Stories of Recovery – Cole

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Stories of Recovery – Cole Cole suffered from depression as a child and turned to alcohol and other drugs to numb out. He spent years in and out of jail and trying to get sober. He relapsed days after his son’s birth, went back to jail where he remained sober, but came to ARC to ensure a life in […]

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Stories of Recovery – Rick

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Stories of Recovery – Rick From owning his own construction company, to starting a new chapter in his life in college, Rick had issues adjusting and turned to alcohol to cope. He says that ARC saved his mental health and gave him the coping skills when facing his challenges. One challenge he says is that […]

Addictions & Mental Health

ARC Squad PSA Video

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The ARC Squad is passionate about fighting the stigma that surrounds addiction. We are a team of alumni from Aurora Recovery Centre who are committed to making an impact in our communities. We were inspired to produce this movie after hearing statements like “ We do not want THOSE kinds of people living in our […]