This year’s global pandemic has brought with it a vast amount of stress and anxiety. And then, there’s social distancing, which brings on a host of other concerns, especially for those in recovery who rely on a community support system. Addiction is the most isolating disease, so add in social … Read more about Five Ways to Stay Connected While Social Distancing
Here we are again. The new year has begun, and the threat of COVID-19 still hangs over us every day. At Camino, we do our best to adhere to mask-wearing and social distancing. But, despite following safety protocols, the risk of the virus still looms and the veil is wearing thin. Though our … Read more about Caregivers, put your own care first during COVID-19
People come to treatment in many different states and stages of readiness to change. Some arrive with the pen and notebook with and a binder to keep it all together. Some arrive with the intention of being a minute late to every group "just cuz." But neither of these dispositions are an … Read more about Addiction Counselling and the Fertile Void
There are many reasons why people seek primary care. When it comes to treating negative or harmful patterns of thought and behaviour, people turn to primary care to get the treatment they need for long-term recovery. In the majority, they have exhausted all other avenues and reached a … Read more about What happens during Inpatient Primary Care?
by Ciara O In the world of Psychiatry, Complicated Grief Disorder (also known as CGD) is a condition in which those who have been bereaved, experience overwhelming functional impairment due to prolonged grief symptoms that usually persist for up to one month after six months of the death. … Read more about What are the signs of complicated grief disorder?
Those who experience a therapeutic family component to their care have a 65 per cent higher probability of getting, and more importantly, staying well. Recovering from something like anxiety, depression, traumaor addiction is no easy feat, and it requires an entire family to ensure long term … Read more about The importance of family involvement in treatment
2020 has been a challenging year. However, through the obstacles, we have continued to grow. Camino has stayed open and welcomed clients from all over the world, and through the challenges, our core essence has remained unshaken. We draw on a wealth of experience from various corners of the … Read more about 2020: A Year of Continuous Growth
The inextricable link between addiction and trauma is well known. Movements such as Alcoholics Anonymous (and other 'anonymous' fellowships) have undoubtedly made significant contributions to the therapeutic processes surrounding addiction. Rarely though, does this work purport to address … Read more about EMDR Therapy: A Highly Effective Treatment for Trauma and Addiction