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  • Colin’s Reflection on Anger

    By Colin W., Renascent Alumni & Relief Counsellor Meditation, self-reflection, and physical activity such as, working out or yoga, can be effective tools for managing anger in individuals in recovery from addiction. These practices can help increase self-awareness and regulate emotions, leading to more positive and constructive responses to challenging situations. It’s important to remember … Continued


    Stefano’s Perspective: Step 2

    By Stefano, Renascent Alumni Step Two – Came to believe that a power greater than ourselves, could restore us to sanity. My name is Stefano, and I am an alcoholic addict. On June 7, 2015, I desperately sought out an institution (Renascent) to have something other than myself, manage my powerless life. On June 6, … Continued


    Edwin’s Perspective: Step 1

    In Step 1 “We admitted we were powerless over alcohol — that our lives had become unmanageable.” My name is Edwin and I am an alcoholic and addict. Why am I here? I am here because I have no other choice. Yet, today I am free.  I joined these anonymous programs because addiction controls me, not … Continued


    Cody’s Perspective: Step 12

    By Cody, Renascent Alumni When I completed my Twelfth Step and started to apply the Steps into my daily living, life started to get better and the promise stated to come true. I was no longer a “bad” son. I became an even better father. I showed up the way my kids need me; the … Continued


    Supporting One Another Through Recovery

    If you’re in recovery, one of the best ways you can be of service is to become a Renascent Alumni Contact. These important volunteers introduce newly recovered clients and their loved ones to 12-step members and meetings in their community. For many, it’s a meaningful way to give back – and a life-changing opportunity for … Continued