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

Nine Lives and Nine Years…..Interviewing Tony Kokol

Nine Lives and Nine Years…..Interviewing Tony Kokol

By guest blogger: Scott Douglas Jacobsen Scott Jacobsen: To begin, how did you come into the world of addiction services? Was it a personal reason, or a professional reason or wanting the help the greater good?   Tony Kokol: It comes out of my personal story. I...

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Becoming Santa Claus…..

Becoming Santa Claus…..

I am Santa Claus. Well, not really, but I am to my six-year-old son. For the last seven years since my time at treatment I have been able to be, do and have all the things I was afraid of. You see I grew up in a dysfunctional home where there was no magic of Christmas...

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Changing Gears

Changing Gears

Ride to Recovery - St. John's to Victoria A year ago around this time I was stumbling around unknowingly about to hit rock bottom. My alcoholism and drug addiction had gotten out of control when my uncle intervened and told me that I did not need to live this way,...

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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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