Perspective: Painting My Life With Colour

One year ago, I could not envision staying sober for an entire day. One year ago, I was completely broken on the inside. One year ago, I could no longer endure being me. One year ago, I felt absolutely worthless and undeserving of love. But now? Now I wish I could place my heart into your body, if only for a split second – just so you could experience what it feels like for me to be alive today. Gratitude.

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Days of Wine and Roses

You can make a difference. Join Renascent for this outstanding production of the classic JP Miller portrayal of a young couple’s descent into alcoholism and addiction, featuring an all-recovery cast. All funds raised by the Renascent Foundation help families reclaim their lives from alcoholism and drug addiction.

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Physician Substance Use and Addiction

These doctors are usually compassionate people, dedicated in the extreme to the well-being of their patients — to their own detriment and often that of their families. They tend to be perfectionistic, obsessive and rigidly self-controlled. Stressed and lacking healthy coping strategies, some find ease and comfort in drugs or alcohol. Thus, the seeds of abuse and dependence are sown, especially when there is a family history of substance use disorders.

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Renascent to Publish TGIF Anthologies

Vote for your favourite TGIF articles and help Renascent put together three collections of TGIF writings – available in spring 2015 as print and electronic books. By voting, you’ll let us know which articles made a difference in your recovery. With each nomination, your name is added to a draw to win your very own print copies of the entire collection. Vote now. Vote often.

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Addiction in the Workplace Symposium 2013

  ADDICTIONS IN THE WORKPLACE SYMPOSIUM Presented by Renascent & Family Services EAP- Saint John Join key contributors and addiction professionals as they discuss and share essential information on the effects of, and the solutions to, substance abuse in the workplace. When: Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 Where: Crowne Plaza, Moncton.  Downtown Centreville. 1005 Main St.…

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