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“I feel blessed to presently have my active addiction in his past,” says speaker Kelly Krawchuk

Kelly Krawchuk grew up in Winnipeg Manitoba with his sister and parents. He has married been married to his wife Tara Stratton for over 20 years – the proudest accomplishment of Kelly’s Life.Kelly started drinking and using drugs when he was around 12 years old. His drug use made him non-introverted, like the rest of…
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Recovery Day Festival Recognized at City Hall – Manitoba Post

On Thursday, September 12, Mayor Brian Bowman hosted a luncheon for the organizers of Recovery Day, people in recovery, and people who work in the mental health and addictions field. Read the story by Manitoba Post by clicking on the link below. https://www.manitobapost.com/winnipeg-events/recovery-day-festival-recognized-at-city-hall-118064?fbclid=IwAR1F2hZ9Cx6U_W5ggBj8n6o5q4u1YW4TWFeFYDxjg_KEQWgxZkAV4xjHaUg

Kelly and Eddie on CTV Morning Live

Kelly, a recovering addict who got treatment at St. Raphael Wellness Center, and Eddie, one of the festival’s organizers, talk about Recovery Day. Kelly shares his story on how he became addicted to crack cocaine for decades. He is now clean and sober. https://winnipeg.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1777368&fbclid=IwAR0tYa6TQe-kbSHS8d2xH0s3AiMN8ufloUaXpyWFrQVlZ4u1YosRMTibuJ4

Erik and Angela of Inspire Community Outreach on Global

Watch Inspire Community Outreach on Global talking about the importance of discussing mental health issues and ending the stigma around it. Inspire Community Outreach is an incorporated non-profit social services agency providing evidence and culturally informed, family-centered education and programming, designed to meet the needs of those living with mental health issues and neurological/cognitive differences. https://globalnews.ca/video/5892843/march-for-mental-health?fbclid=IwAR0qO92E0XW2kilkHunn_AzJvfD3faOMJscjYtJ8cOJasPDx8MUWl0ZLMVg

Mackenzie Phillips on 99.9 BOB FM.

Mackenzie spoke with Caroline from 99.9 BOB FM earlier this week. Listen to what the two talked about now. http://www.iheartradio.ca/99-9-bob-fm/audio-video/interview-mackenzie-phillips-1.9944288?mode=Article

Shea Anderson will Perform a Recovery Dance

Shea Anderson’s sobriety date is February 27th 2018. She started dancing at the age of four and started using at 13. Anderson struggled in active addiction for just over 10 years until she finally surrendered and admitted to herself that she was an addict and knew she couldn’t keep on with that life or it…
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Inspire Community Outreach Inc. speaks about mental health

Angela Taylor is Inspire Community Outreach’s Chief Executive Office (CEO) and Founder. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba, with a major in Psychology and a minor in Sociology. She has her Post Bacc in Education, focusing on inclusion, and a Masters in Disability Studies from the University of Manitoba.…
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Dave Speaks about his Recovery

Dave Nokinsky was born in 1975, in Meadow Lake Saskatchewan. He was adopted by a wonderful loving family in Swan Plain, Saskatchewan. His brother and sister, both adopted as well, are eight years older than him. As Nokinsky grew up, he noticed that his skin was darker than his siblings and friends in school, one…
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Jonny Speaks about Recovery

Jonathan Meikle was born 19 August 1989. He is an Afghanistan war veteran, currently working towards his diploma in Social Innovation and Community Development at the Red River College. He is a loving father/co-parent to his beautiful son Cohen Meikle. Meikle grew up in the northern community of Norway House Cree Nation, 800 km North…
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