Behind Closed Doors: What happens in alcohol recovery meetings?

Alcohol recovery meetings are usually conducted by alcohol recovery support groups. Support groups are made up of volunteers who want to help each other kick off their addiction. These groups conduct alcohol recovery meetings several days a week, in some cases, even every day. Although alcohol support groups are not professional groups, they play an … Read more…

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The advantages of residential alcohol recovery programs

A residential alcohol recovery program is the best alternative for chronic cases of alcohol abuse and dependence. With a residential alcohol recovery program, an individual can take advantage of a controlled environment, devoid of triggers that may make one turn to alcohol. Here, one can take everything into retrospect, and assess and resolve motivations for … Read more…

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Surviving the Holidays – Am I Drinking Too Much Alcohol? Signs & Symptoms

It should come as no surprise that Alcoholic beverages are often served at social gatherings in Canada, and even more so during the holidays. Despite widespread knowledge that frequent consumption of alcohol is harmful to your health, can lead to complications and diseases, destroys your liver and disturbs your brain functions and also may triggers depression and … Read more…

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The Role of Support Groups in Outpatient Alcohol Recovery Programs

Alcohol recovery support groups are part of outpatient recovery programs. These alcohol recovery support groups are made up of peers who also want to get rid of their alcohol addiction. They usually conduct meet-ups everyday, or a number of days per week, depending on the group. Volunteer Driven Alcohol recovery support groups are also called … Read more…

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By The Numbers: Alcohol recovery statistics in Canada

Alcohol recovery statistics have been positive about the likelihood of total recovery after undergoing voluntary, coerced or mandatory treatment. Continuous research has been conducted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA). According to gathered data, almost 80% of Canadian 15 years old and older drink. Of this percentage, the majority do so in moderation … Read more…

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