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Month: April 2019



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The Fear of Recovery – Part Two

“…people die in recovery again and again because the identity was more important to them than the act of recovery was.  In our addiction we were always apart from, in recovery we become a part of.  That simple metamorphosis goes farther than most things in recovery towards being successful in

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The Fear of Recovery - Top of the World Ranch

The Fear of Recovery (Part One)

The fear of recovery being greater than the pain of addiction. This is a very real problem in recovery. Many clients arrive here at Top of the World Ranch desperately wanting recovery. Most of them come here thinking that they will leave our facility with recovery in tow. Their addiction has

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Top Of The World Ranch - Formula for Addiction

The Formula For Addiction

After watching Intervention Canada, we want to consider what addiction looks like from the inside. Why can’t an addicted person just simply stop using?  I am honoured to be part of the incredible team of compassionate, knowledgeable and skilled people who work at Top of the World Ranch Treatment Centre. 

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Top of the World Ranch defines recovery as having gratitude for the positive cnanges that come as a direct result of being in recovery.

Being Sober – Being in Recovery

What Is the Difference Between Being Sober and Being in Recovery ?  I work at an addiction treatment centre, often referred to as “rehab.”  Every day I speak with people who are either considering treatment for themselves, a friend or loved one.   I often talk about “recovery” and a question

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What is Recovery?

If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction or a mental health disorder, recovery is a really important concept.  Simply put, “recovery” is a term that is used to describe a way of living life after making a decision to overcome and manage an addiction.   Someone who is

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