Calgary Dream Centre
4510 Macleod Trail SW Calgary AB T2G 0A4 (403) 243-5598
https://calgarydreamcentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cdc-top-logo.png
Recovery
Resource
Centre
women sitting in front of a lake

Knowing the Signs of Relapse

What is Addiction? Addiction is a powerful disease that, according to the last Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey in 2012, affects an estimated 21.6% of the Canadian population. This number means that over 8 million people meet the criteria for a substance abuse disorder. The dangers of addiction are taxing on individuals, their […]

Read More…

The Science Behind Healthy Living & Recovering From Addiction

Living under the burden of addiction is exhausting, discouraging, and frustrating. Unfortunately, for many people, recovery feels just as difficult if not more so. Between fighting cravings, restoring damaged relationships, and all of the other struggles associated with overcoming addiction, people often find that the lifestyle they developed during their addiction does not support their […]

Read More…

Things to Know Before Planning an Intervention

It can be incredibly challenging to watch a loved one struggle with addiction. Though a meaningful, heart to heart chat may help start someone you love on the road to recovery, in many cases, individuals with addictions struggle to see and acknowledge that something is wrong. If your loved one is having trouble acknowledging the […]

Read More…

Understanding Addiction: A Look at How Addiction Begins & How to Address It

No one starts out in life deciding they are going to end up addicted. Even people who grow up in difficult or destructive environments often swear that they are never going to end up like their parents, and are confident that they have the willpower to stay sober. Unfortunately, children who grow up in environments […]

Read More…

Fentanyl: Fighting the Crisis Together

Last year between January 1st and November 11th Fentanyl took the lives of 582 Albertans. That is an increase of 119 people per year since 2017. Calgary, our home city, had the highest number of deaths. 271 Calgarians lost their lives to fentanyl between January and November. These sobering statistics speak for themselves, but we […]

Read More…

calendar1 clock instagram facebook twitter linkedin2 youtube quote-right quote-left heartbeat handshake-o birthday-cake home wrench refresh group list-alt forkandknife hand-pointer-o t-shirt bed x plus-circle minus-circle