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Loud Recovery Volume 1 - January 2018
Welcome to Loud Recovery, a Westminster House monthly news blast and forum where we focus is on current news events, facility information and stories of interest.
The #StopOverDoseBC campaign was announced at Rogers Arena yesterday by Honorable Judy Darcy, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions.

The campaign is  in collaboration with the Vancouver Canucks, with a goal to remove stigma, raise awareness, and help people connect to treatment and recovery. Campaign ambassador and Canucks Alumni Goalie Kirk McLean quoted "It's been absolutely devastating to watch this crisis unfold right in our backyard. British Columbians have always been such an important part of my life, and we are losing family members, friends, neighbors and fans in countless preventable tragedies” read more…

The human impact is unspeakable with an average of 4 people dying each day in BC from an overdose or Fentanyl Poisoning. BC residents need to get involved, get informed in order to help someone who is at risk.

If you or someone you know is suffering from addiction, please contact our 24 hour help line at 1-866-524-5633.
Smoking Cessation

You may think to yourself, “I’m stopping using, I can’t overwhelm myself by quitting smoking, too! I'll be way too anxious!"  The truth is, smoking increases the chance of relapse in recovery. Break the habit. Break addiction. read more ...


Mindfulness Meditation to Recovery

"Master your mind and master your life"
Mindfulness meditation involves consciously paying attention to the present moment, while being aware of any thoughts and feelings that may come up.
Thinking about meditation? We have 76 reasons why you should try!  read more...

 Alumni Spotlight: Katy M.

"My life has changed drastically. Not only was I able to lose the desire to use mind altering substances, I have since learned various tools and ways to not only cope with life, but to enjoy it." Thank you Westminster House for showing us that we CAN recover! read more....

Living in Recovery Blog
Hangover Free Lifestyle - Living in sobriety and being clean, means we no longer must find cures to prevent hangovers, we can live this way, every day!  A hangover free lifestyle is full of health, joy, confidence, courage and FUN! read more...
Talk Recovery is powered by New West Recovery’s Last Door and Westminster House
Talk Recovery airs live every Thursday at noon on 100.5 FM. Listen in as co-hosts, Giuseppe, Darren and Frances bring real-time addiction and recovery stories to the radio. Powered by New West Recovery’s Last Door and Westminster House.

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