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New project to expand Avalon’s virtual recovery services

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 support, connection and addiction recovery – wherever they are. As the world moves towards an uncertain future, we know we must be able to provide…

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Recovery Month 2020: #CelebratingRecovery with Avalon

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 celebrating recovery this month to highlight the strength, resilience, and inspiration that comes with recovery, and hope to foster more connections in the process. We…

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A Story of Recovery with Avalon

This is a personal story from a woman of Avalon. Names and identifying details have been removed.  The Avalon Women’s Center has been the key to my heart. My journey in sobriety began when I was a young mother. I went to meetings where I could bring my children. After another 10 years I came…

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10 Reasons to Make September Your Month for Recovery

Written by Carrie DeJong and originally published at September is Recovery Month in Canada – it coincides with Recovery Day celebrations in September that are happening in cities across Canada. The United States also marks this month as their National Recovery Month sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The…

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#RecoveryRecommendations: Recovery Online

In our final #RecoveryRecommendations post, we are sharing some of the great recovery communities that exist online. These websites and social media groups are a great place to go to for support, resources, information and connection with others in recovery, no matter where they are in the world. Recovery Canada This closed Facebook Group is…

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#RecoveryRecommendations: Recovery Resources

Today, as part of our #RecoveryRecommendations series, we’re looking at the resources that are available in our communities for when you need a helping hand. As always, we welcome you to come drop by an Avalon Women’s Centre for a cup of tea and a chat when you need us! WAVAW Rape Crisis Centre (Women…

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#RecoveryRecommendations: Recovery Reads

Today’s #RecoveryRecommendations focus is on great books for recovery. These fantastic reads are about the steps to recovery as well as living your best life and being true to yourself. The Road Less Traveled Scott Peck Written in a voice that is timeless in its message of understanding, The Road Less Traveled helps us explore…

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#RecoveryRecommendations: Recovery Listens

September is Recovery Month! To celebrate we’re kicking off the month with a series of #RecoveryRecommendations posts featuring helpful resources and information to support you along your recovery journey. Each post this week will feature different types of recommendations, and today we’re looking at some great things to listen to in recovery. Enjoy and happy…

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Celebrating #RecoveryMonth!

September is Recovery Month in Canada! This month is dedicated to sharing a message of hope for addiction recovery and breaking down the stigma around addiction and mental health. We are so excited to celebrate recovery this month and share the role that recovery plays in improving the lives of individuals, families, workplaces and communities.…

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