Recovery is a process. It looks different for everyone who transitions from active addiction to living free from drugs and alcohol. Each person builds their own way of maintaining a healthy life. For many men in our recovery community, that journey started at 1835 House. Including Recovery Run founder Jim
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Bob started drinking when he was 12 years old. He would never say his addiction came about because he had a difficult childhood, but he did. There was poverty, neglect, and bullying. For a quiet and sensitive person it was a painful childhood that evolved into a difficult adolescence.
Staying sober during the Calgary Stampede can be a challenge for those of us in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction. While there is plenty of Stampede fun that doesn’t involve excess drinking or using, the amplified party culture is always close by. As socializing becomes a major focus, avoiding
Addiction leads to some pretty dark places. I have seen them first hand. For years my life was a never-ending cycle of unhappiness that bordered on unbearable. I was suicidal and close to death a number of times. The first seed of recovery came to me through AA. For a
Hello Alumni, I want to take a minute to recognize the amazing support that you provide to Recovery Acres and the people we help. Without your continued involvement, 1835 House would be a much different place, and not nearly as community and recovery focused as it is. Specifically, I want
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Recovery Acres is a registered charity and non-profit organization that operates a fully accredited addiction treatment center.
We have helped over 13,000 people over more than 40 years through our men’s treatment center, 1835 House.
In September 2016, Recovery Acres launched the Co-occurring Addiction Recovery Essentials (CARE) for Women program.