blank   Click to listen highlighted text! blank
  • AA
  • +
  • Pages Navigation Menu

    Recovery In Focus Memoirs Melissa

    “My Story is Your Story” Recovery in Focus storytellers. A blend of storytelling, public speaking, media training and being a Lighthouse. Listen to a storyteller build a bridge into a brighter, kinder world (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Spring/Fall...

    Read More

    Ted Talk – Judson Brewer: A simple way to break a bad habit

    Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them? Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between mindfulness and addiction — from smoking to overeating to all those other things we do even though we know they’re bad for us. Learn more about the mechanism of habit development and discover a simple but profound tactic that might help you beat your next urge to smoke, snack or check a text while driving....

    Read More

    Ted Talk – Johann Hari: Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong

    . What really causes addiction — to everything from cocaine to smart-phones? And how can we overcome it? Johann Hari has seen our current methods fail firsthand, as he has watched loved ones struggle to manage their addictions. He started to wonder why we treat addicts the way we do — and if there might be a better way. As he shares in this deeply personal talk, his questions took him around the world, and unearthed some surprising and hopeful ways of thinking about an age-old problem....

    Read More

    Meagan’s story

    Hear Meagan’s story about how her prescription drug abuse quickly turned into an unshakeable addiction. Also find out how she got treatment. . To view the french version of the video, click...

    Read More

    Tom’s story

    Discover Tom’s story about his dependence on painkillers, how it took over his life and how treatment helped. To view the french version of the video, click...

    Read More

    Karlee’s story

    Listen to Karlee’s story about prescription drug addiction, its negative effects on her life and how she recovered. To view the french version of the video, click...

    Read More

    Click to listen highlighted text!