Testimonials

When asked what was most helpful about the group:

“Listening to others, getting feedback from them. Relating their own problems and life. Being pushed and exploring deeper my feelings and what was behind some of my behaviours.”

“Talking and sharing my feelings openly. Crying openly.”

“I learned a lot about myself. My resentments, my fears.”

“Prepared me for the journey ahead of me.”

When asked what was most helpful about case management:

“Being truthful to someone. Sharing my feelings and reasons surrounding my addiction. Her listening non-judgmentally to me and supporting me through my recovery.”

When asked what was most helpful about the Family Program:

“Put a lot of things into perspective and helped me understand how addiction is caused, how to deal with it and look after the rest of the family besides the addict.”

“Being able to share in a safe environment”

“The compassion of the counsellors & all staff”

“The information we got was so awesome & will change our lives”

“Being able to be with our sober clean son”

“Being able to hear the other’s stories, the similarities, the differences”

“My family gained awareness of my addiction as well as information pertaining to her. Pointed out her role in my addiction.”

When asked what was most helpful about the Follow-Up Program:

“Without you guys, I don’t think I would have made it.”

“It has been a helpful experience.”

“Follow-Up has given me direction in my receovery.”

“I cannot believe it is over already!”

When asked what was most helpful about leisure:

“Let me start having and showing me how to have fun again.”

“Good mix of healthy activities as well as fun events like swimming.”

When asked what was most helpful about 5th step:

“Gave me time to talk about my resentments. Unbelievable.”

“I felt lighter when I left, but he was good at challenging me from the work. I still need to do.”

When asked what was most helpful about 12-Step meetings:

“Very helpful, turned me into a believer.”

“I learned I was not the only one with the disease.”

“Extremely beneficial. Helpful to hear how others cope and their struggles. Very raw.”

When asked what was most helpful about Business & Industry Clinic:

“I enjoyed and learned a great deal here. I gained so many valuable life tools to help me on my road to recovery.”

“I would highly recommend the Northern Addictions Centre to anyone who needs help. Take care everyone and thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

“Saved my life.”