EDGEWOOD ADDICTION TREATMENT ALUMNUS CARRIES A MESSAGE OF HOPE

Edgewood addiction treatment Alumnus

By Jeff Vircoe   There is a saying in Addiction treatment that, sometimes, the voice of addiction is louder in the building than the voice of recovery. In the cities of Nanaimo, B.C. and St. John, N.B., the voice of recovery is loud and clear twice a week. And it has a distinctly Edgewood sound … Read more

Recovery allows journalist to end nightmares and live dreams

By Jeremy Hainsworth One sentiment I heard early on at Edgewood sticks in my head. “Religious people fear hell; spiritual people have been there.” It resonated with me. I have come to realize that hell exists between my ears – if I don’t live a spiritual life. I bounced between extremes. On one hand, I … Read more

FIVE YEARS ABSTINENT, EHN ALUMNUS HAS A BLOSSOMING TELEVISION CAREER

By Jeff Vircoe On screen, the face of a man speaking with great passion appears. The camera lens gradually comes into focus, sharpening the view on someone who had experienced great pain as a child, now expressing how he had chosen to work his way through the emotional scars in the hopes of becoming a … Read more

Hildebrand Maintains Strong Presence Behind The Scenes

Lorne Hildebrand, Executive Director at Edgewood Treatment Centre in Nanaimo, B.C., and Cara Vaccarino, Chief Operating Officer at the Edgewood Health Network.

Lorne Hildebrand, Executive Director at Edgewood Treatment Centre in Nanaimo, B.C., and Cara Vaccarino, Chief Operating Officer at the Edgewood Health Network.   By Jeff Vircoe The sign on the office door by the nursing desk says, simply, Executive Director. Though Lorne Hildebrand hasn’t been in his office full time for a year now, after … Read more

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