Two FNHA Recovery Wellness Champions Share Their Stories – FNHA

Sep 01, 2023

September is Recovery Month Canada, an annual campaign aimed at bringing awareness to supports for addictions

Two First Nations Recovery Wellness Champions share their inspirational stories: Dr. Nel Wieman, Acting Chief Medical Officer; and Liane Lawrence, Administrative Assistant, FNHA Office of the Chief Medical Officer​​

​​Each province holds a Recovery Festival on a different day this month. Here is information on BC’s festival, which will be held on Sept. 9 in New Westminster​​.

Life is great, but it’s not easy, and pain and difficulties are a big part of it. “Everybody hurts, sometimes … and everybody cries,” as the famous R.E.M song goes. Ways of dealing with the hardships of life can range from healthy (seeking counselling or other support) to unhealthy (drinking or using other substances excessively).

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