Perspective: A second chance with my kids

by Nick T. (Punanai 2012) When I was a teenager, I had thoughts only for myself. Life was exciting, and I wanted to make my mark in this world. My friends and I used to love repeating the slogans which we thought great people would live by: “Better to burn out than...

Video: Stages of Family Recovery

[su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KnNEwA76y4″] What happens for every member of a family when one or more people stop their active addiction? A counsellor goes through the four stages of family recovery, from the family being organized...

Men in Recovery – Celebrating Father’s Day

Addiction is a disease that doesn’t discriminate – it strikes people of all ages, genders, religions, sexual orientations, ethnic groups, socio-economic classes, and so on – yet statistically speaking, addiction is more common among men. In fact, males are twice as...