AA and Other Twelve-Step Movements

01/08/2024 Colin McGregor 0

By Colin McGregor Alcoholics Anonymous has existed since 1935, when two Vermont-born men, Bill W. a stockbroker and Dr. Bob, a surgeon, met. They were both heavy drinkers at the time when they crossed paths in Akron, Ohio. They are the founders of the AA […] See more

Using the Imagination to Heal

10/02/2023 The Social Eyes 0

By Célie Dugand “My hypnotherapist saved my life. He got me through the worst phase,” asserts entrepreneur Brigitte Cardinal. Hypnosis is mainly known for its spectacular stage shows. But did you know that it can also be a form of alternative medicine? This technique, called […] See more

Learning the Hard Way

07/15/2022 Raymond Viger 0

By Raymond Viger I can remember an unorthodox intervention carried out while I was working with marginalized street kids. I helped a teenager become an adult. Let’s give him the fictional name Eric. He turned his life around. His criminal record dealt with, Eric no […] See more

Getting Off the Streets

01/28/2022 The Social Eyes 0

A former addict talks to us about his tumultuous journey, starting when he was a pre-teenager and began using drugs, to his time homeless on the streets, to the present, on the eve of his 30th birthday. A look at drugs by a graffiti artist […] See more