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Changes to In-Person Meetings

By Caitlin McBride | September 18, 2020

Due to the recent spike in coronavirus cases in British Columbia, Avalon Recovery Society has made the decision to limit the number of people attending an in-person meeting to five…

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10 Celebrities Who are Sober Women

By Caitlin McBride | September 16, 2020

Addiction, trauma, and mental health issues do not discriminate. No matter how bright your star shines on Hollywood Boulevard, at the end of the day we are all human. We…

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New project to expand Avalon’s virtual recovery services

By Caitlin McBride | September 5, 2020

We are thrilled to share details about Avalon’s exciting new project! The AvalOnline project is a groundbreaking endeavour that will expand Avalon’s online services and resources, helping women find peer…

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Recovery Month 2020: #CelebratingRecovery with Avalon

By Caitlin McBride | September 1, 2020

September is Recovery Month in Canada! We want to use this month to come together to build connections and awareness around addiction and mental health. We’re very excited to be…

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Avalon welcomes Annie McCullough and Bojana Nedic to the Board of Directors!

By Caitlin McBride | August 26, 2020

We are beyond excited to welcome Annie McCullough and Bojana Nedic to the Avalon Recovery Society Board of Directors! Our hardworking volunteer Board of Directors leads Avalon’s mission and vision,…

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Sober women influencers in B.C. that you should know

By Caitlin McBride | August 26, 2020

Social media influencers have a lot of authority in today’s world, and today we want to celebrate our sober influencers. These inspiring women have come together to create real and…

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Debunking Some Myths of Therapy

By Caitlin McBride | August 18, 2020

Written by Mercedes Miller   From movies that show therapy as lying on a couch while being asked probing questions by a stranger, to public confrontations on live TV (we’re…

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The Power of Creativity in Sobriety

By Caitlin McBride | August 12, 2020

Throughout history we’ve seen artists across the globe turn to alcohol and drugs as a type of “muse.”  There is a misconception that by being under the influence, your brain is free to venture endless…

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Thank you North Shore Community Foundation and partners!

By Caitlin McBride | August 5, 2020

We are incredibly grateful for the support of the North Shore Community Foundation! A long-time supporter of Avalon Women’s Centre North Shore, Avalon was thrilled to be named as one…

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6 sobriety apps to check out in 2020

By Caitlin McBride | August 4, 2020

Having access to reliable treatment and a support group is essential for successful sobriety. While we’re unable to connect in person as much as we used to, addiction recovery apps…

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T. Jones Group helps build foundations for recovery

By Caitlin McBride | July 28, 2020

An Avalon supporter since 2007, the T. Jones Group has changed the lives of countless women and families across the Lower Mainland through their generous support of Avalon Recovery Society.…

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Avalon Women’s Centre White Rock gets a makeover!

By Caitlin McBride | July 22, 2020

Main meeting room Thanks to the generosity of the White Rock Community, donors and hardworking volunteers, our Avalon Women’s Centre in White Rock has a fresh new look. Earlier this…

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