Why I Look At This Picture Of Myself Whenever I Feel Down

Dina Pestonji | Posted 01.17.2017 | Canada Living
Dina Pestonji

My sister Yasmin took this picture on Jan 7, 2013. It was after my six-hour long emergency brain surgery. No one knew if I would wake up, but she took this picture. After months of living in the hospital and doing more weeks of therapy that I can count, I did recover from having a stroke and brain surgery.

Unique Program Allows Moms To Keep Babies During Rehab

The Huffington Post Canada | Kristy Woudstra | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Parents

And it works.

A Mental Ward Is No Place For Moms With Postpartum Depression

Patricia Tomasi | Posted 05.17.2016 | Canada Parents
Patricia Tomasi

I'm not saying we need helicopter rides, but we damn well need more than we have right now. We need screening, monitoring, therapy, child care and home care. And why not add PPD rehab to that list? I can't think of anything better to help moms who are severely suffering than a dedicated facility.

Harm Reduction Drug Policies Are Saving Lives

Dr. Julio Montaner | Posted 04.27.2017 | Canada Living
Dr. Julio Montaner

Treatment as Prevention (TasP), pioneered by the BC-CfE and implemented in British Columbia with support of the provincial government, has shown that bringing HIV services to those in need where they are at saves lives, prevents new infections and contributes to health care sustainability.

Things I Learned While Recovering From a Brain Injury

Ovey Yeung | Posted 06.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Ovey Yeung

Despite what the doctors call a "life long recovery," I am determined to move past the incident and accept it as a past.

What Life Is Really Like After Rehab

Wendy Cope | Posted 08.03.2014 | Canada Living
Wendy Cope

Life in rehab is very structured, planned and directed by the treatment team. Although this is a necessary step towards recovery, it is only the beginning of a life journey that simply has to be very different from the life lived during active addiction.

What It's Really Like in Rehab

Wendy Cope | Posted 07.15.2014 | Canada Living
Wendy Cope

With the recent media focus on addiction issues, one of the most common questions emerging is: What is rehab really like? Having worked in the field of addiction and residential treatment facilities for 34 years, I have had the privilege of working with many individuals battling addiction.

Work Calls, 'Football Camp' Experience Not Part Of Rehab: Experts

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Rob Ford is reportedly continuing to work, making calls to constituents, while in an undisclosed treatment centre for alcohol and possibly d...

Is 30 Days In Rehab Enough To Help Rob Ford?

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Rob Ford has taken a leave from his job as Toronto mayor to seek help for substance abuse, reportedly entering a 30-day program at an undisc...

How the Rob Ford Story Became More About the Media

Mitch Wolfe | Posted 08.12.2013 | Canada
Mitch Wolfe

A funny thing happened on the way to the Rob Ford lynching. The Media became the story. The hunter became the hunted. The investigator became the investigated.And the messenger, was caught, red-handed and left-handed, writing the message.Instead of simply delivering it.

The Real Things You Should Have and Know Before 30

Kaitlyn Kochany | Posted 07.14.2012 | Canada Living
Kaitlyn Kochany

Glamour once ran an article called "30 Things Every Woman Should Have and Know by the Time She's 30." Neither section really captures the unbelievable amount of work women in their twenties do as they transform themselves from teenagers to adults. It's a lot. It takes more than a trip to Home Depot or Victoria's Secret.