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“Many people in Calgary find that a change of environment is a worthwhile investment as they begin their recovery journey from drugs or alcohol,” explained Casey Jordan, Chief Marketing Officer. “As part of our ambitious website upgrades for fall, 2018, we’re excited to announce three key efforts that focus specifically on the needs of Calgary…

Beneath sparkling chandeliers hanging in the famed Rainbow Room, as a gala crowd dotted with rock stars sat around white-clothed dinner tables, Ringo Starr stood at a podium and described what it felt like to be 30 years sober. With wife Barbara Bach Starkey — herself a recovering alcoholic — at his side, the former…

Recovery from addiction is not easy and it involves a lot of support and care. While many people go to rehab centers in hope for assistance to gain recovery, failure to find a good recovery residence to offer support and care after the rehabilitation treatment could end inpatient relapse. Therefore, Veritas House provides recovery homes…

Addiction-recovery homes across Oklahoma are turning away people who are trying to escape opioid addiction by taking medications considered highly effective for recovery. Oxford House, one of the state’s largest networks of recovery homes for drug and alcohol addiction, is trying to convince more of its residences to accept applicants who are taking prescription drugs…

The first hint something was wrong came when Carole Lewis’ legs started swelling. Then, she was plagued by shortness of breath. Next, fatigue started to drag her down. This past summer, she could barely walk across the parking lot to her job and had to sleep sitting up. She knew she needed help. Lewis, 60,…