Recovering Gratitude

It’s the ability to love and be loved, a willingness to forgive, it is compassion and celebrating the present. It is also something you want to pay forward.
– Lisa Simone – National Communications Director, FSRC

Recovering Gratitude

Run for Recovery May 28, 2017

Run for Recovery May 28, 2017

Addiction is a chronic disease yet rarely achieves the kind of attention and financial support that cancer or diabetes receive. While these are very worthy causes, SO IS ADDICTION RECOVERY. There are no runs, walks or flags that fly when we lose our loved ones to...

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Good Morning, Welcome to Fresh Start.

Good Morning, Welcome to Fresh Start.

Introducing Miss Connie What was the main attraction of Fresh Start Recovery for you? I have worked in the Addiction Sector for a number of years and knew Fresh Start Recovery Centre and the Executive Director, Stacey Petersen.  Stacey is known in the A-Community for...

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The Monk in a Chef’s Apron.

The Monk in a Chef’s Apron.

On the birthday of Dale Rasmussen; we want to remember the man, the message and the essence he brought to us.  Dale was not just a chef; but a treasure hunter. He uncovered both the blessings of this world and transforming, like a simple monk, the dark parts. He was...

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Meet Andrew “AJ” our Outreach Counsellor

Meet Andrew “AJ” our Outreach Counsellor

From your perspective, what is Fresh Start Recovery Centre? Fresh Start is a unique place where recovery is possible in an empathetic and understanding environment that strips away some of the stigma that gets attached to treatment centres in general. Fresh Start...

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A Father Recovered

A Father Recovered

Many people this year are looking for the newest iPhone, a new couch, or a vacation get-away?  While all those are quite nice, you know from experience that Christmas can ALSO FEEL special when you are part of giving to those who are looking for more hope. This...

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What’s a “Grateful Addict”? By Nadia Sheikh

What’s a “Grateful Addict”? By Nadia Sheikh

How could anyone be grateful for their substance abuse problem? Because of it, I had lost my job and spent all of my money, I had damaged relationships with my family, and I had severely compromised my health. When I started my recovery journey, I couldn’t find many...

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A Candid Talk with Executive Director Stacey Petersen

A Candid Talk with Executive Director Stacey Petersen

PART 1 What is Fresh Start Recovery Centre? We provide addiction treatment. We own a 40,000 square foot purpose-built addiction treatment centre for men and for families through which we offer an intensive 12- to 16-week live-in program as well as outpatient. We have...

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and put in place the foundations for living a long, healthy and fulfilling life. 
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Mike Miles is a 4-time professional World Champion who believes in everyone being treated how we would like to be treated; with respect, dignity and fairness. His gym is a team: Team Miles and all students help each other achieve their highest and fullest potential.
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