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2017 Annual Report

Message from the CEO Over the past year, the entire CASON team dedicated their efforts in our journey together, as mapped by our “Strategic Plan”. We are committed to raising our own bar and improving access to high quality services...
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Opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors

Community Addictions Services of Niagara (CASON) provides relevant treatment resources for individuals and their families with alcohol, drug and gambling addictions.  We envision an inclusive community where people have the opportunity to overcome the challenges of addiction. We are currently...
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The 12 Step Approach to Recovery

Have you started the process of your recovery but don’t know where to start?  Have you spoke with others about how they were able to put an end to using substances or stop gambling?  Perhaps they have been successful by...
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The Process of Change…Which Stage Are You At?

Remember the time when everyone was telling you that you had a problem with drugs or alcohol and you disagreed?  You really thought you had it all under control and that if you really wanted to stop you could.  And...
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What Type of Treatment is Right For You?

When you’ve finally come to the place where you realize that you need others to help you recover from your addiction to drugs/ alcohol or gambling, the next step is to decide which type of treatment would be best for...
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Problem Gambling…So When is it a “Problem?”

Gambling is normally an activity that people find fun and amusing.  The lights, the sounds, the game and of course, the chance of winning! In this day and age, gambling is known as a form of entertainment that the majority...
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What’s Yoga Got to Do with It?

What does yoga have to do with recovery from addiction?  With all the physical and psychological benefits that the ancient practice of yoga provides, many people are now incorporating yoga as part of their daily life in recovery.  During recovery...
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Why is change so hard? Or is it?

Changing a habit or behaviour can be challenging for people, especially when it comes to changing the excessive use of drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, or gambling. We also know that many people have been successful in changing these behaviors before, which...
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