Road to Addiction Recovery a Long One

Dr. Annabel Mead is literally on the front-lines of treating addictions. Today, she’s working out of a temporary Medical Response Unit set-up on a vacant lot in the Downtown Eastside to treat drug overdose patients.

One-on-One with Kevin Bent

Kevin Bent has more than 20 years of print and online media and marketing leadership experience. He has held numerous senior sales and publishing roles throughout Canada. Currently, he’s leading two new ventures in the digital media industry.

Leading-edge mental health and addictions care model launches at St. Paul’s Hospital

Access to health care services can mean the difference between life and death.  That’s something Dalton Burgess can attest to. He credits the Rapid Access Addiction Clinic (RAAC) at St. Paul’s Hospital with saving his life. Before getting treated there, Burgess struggled with extreme opioid abuse for years. During a period of abstinence, he earned a business degree, built a career, got married, had a son, and bought a house. But the cycle of addiction, relapse and recovery continued.

Pacifica Treatment Centre Race for Recovery Fun Run 2018

Come and support the Pacifica Treatment Centre in their first annual Fun Run. Encouraging healthy connections and physical activity as a part of a wholesome recovery, the 5 km and 1 km runs will take place at Trout Lake August 12, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Fun Run will mark the centre’s 41st anniversary as a BC treatment centre, and will be followed by live music and a BBQ picnic in the park.