9 Tips to Start 2022 on a Positive Note

As we welcome the new year, we are filled with anticipation for what this year will bring us. We often bring in the New Year with unrealistic goals and desires to be the best version of ourselves. Well, you don’t need to reinvent yourself each time the clock strikes midnight on December 31. Instead, let’s […]

Tips for Maintaining Sobriety this Holiday Season

The holidays can be a challenging time for those who have substance use disorders. During the holiday season, one is usually swarmed with holiday parties and family gatherings. With that comes the copious amount of alcohol and the challenges surrounding how to navigate this. However, as we are now in a second holiday season with […]

A Story of Recovery Shared Between a Mother and Son

Happy Mother’s Day! To honour this special day, we are sharing a candid story between a mother and son. Kyle is the 23-year-old son of Valerie, a woman in recovery and long-time Woman of Avalon. Kyle and Valerie’s relationship is contextualized by her sobriety, like many others who come through our doors with unique experiences of motherhood and mothering while also in recovery. Early years Kyle grew up […]