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Helping men and their families
recover from addiction.

 

If you’re struggling with addiction, you’re in the right place.

We know it may not feel like it right now, but trust us—change can start right here. Since 1992, Fresh Start has been helping individuals and their family members recover from addiction, find the courage to change and learn to use the tools they need to live happy productive lives in recovery.

You can find out more about our programs and our facility here on our website. When you’re ready to make the decision that can save your life, or the life of a person you care about, contact us.

Fresh Start Recovery Centre is accredited through Accreditation Canada, having been peer-reviewed and found to meet the highest level of consistent quality-of-care and protocol in dealing with those we serve.

There’s no better time to start a new life than right now. 

MISSION: “Fresh Start is recovering lives by Housing, Treating and Supporting people affected by addiction”

VISION:“Every Individual - Recovery for Life”

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Men looking for treatment

Men looking for treatment

Providing  a long-term treatment solution uncovering hope and healing through a 12 -16 week intensive program.

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Offering families and friends the support and recovery tools needed to help their loved ones and themselves.
 

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We facilitate treatment quickly and effectively for the long term health of your employees.


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About Fresh Start Recovery

About Fresh
Start Recovery

Fresh Start is recovering lives by housing, treating and supporting people affected by addiction.
 

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Jan
Wed

Alumni Birthday Celebration

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Jan
Thu

Family Healing Program

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Jan
Thu

Alumni Meeting - Family Healing Program

7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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So even when I am standing in my shoes, I am not there. I have mental choices and to be present and mindful. That is a choice. My mind will wander at the drop of a hat. But I can choose otherwise and bring myself back to the present. I can choose to be where my feet are located.

I heard a great comment at a meeting recently. The person sharing said, “I can choose to be where my feet are located, or not.”

I can choose to be where my feet are located. I can choose to be present where I am. I can choose to grow where I am planted.

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The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing other’s loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas.” It truly is not about Presents but about PRESENCE.

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FROM OUR BLOG

Blog post summary picture

So even when I am standing in my shoes, I am not there. I have mental choices and to be present and mindful. That is a choice. My mind will wander at the drop of a hat. But I can choose otherwise and bring myself back to the present. I can choose to be where my feet are located.

I heard a great comment at a meeting recently. The person sharing said, “I can choose to be where my feet are located, or not.”

I can choose to be where my feet are located. I can choose to be present where I am. I can choose to grow where I am planted.

Read more

  

Blog post summary picture

The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing other’s loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas.” It truly is not about Presents but about PRESENCE.

Read more

  

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We are hungering for stories of meaning, of relationship, of relating, of connection, of hearing about people having the courage to feel their fear and do it anyway.  We need one another’s stories. They help us grow and they help us soften. As Arthur Frank writes in The Wounded Storyteller, “To tell one’s own story, a person needs others’ stories.” Here is mine...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Jan-24-2018
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Alumni Birthday Celebration


Jan-25-2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Family Healing Program


Jan-25-2018
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Alumni Meeting - Family Healing Program


Jan-27-2018
9:00 PM –
Jan-28-2018
1:00 AM

Clean and Sober Dance


Feb-01-2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Family Healing Program