Foothills Centre For Change

4891 Foothill Rd SW, V1E 3C2 Salmon Arm, BC
Phone: 1-844-366-8445

WHY TREATMENT?

Active addiction does a real number on a person’s self-esteem, with all the worry, disappointments, lack of follow through and dishonesty we have subjected others to. While you are in rehab, you are in a cocoon of safety. This is done by design because the period of...

WHAT IS REALITY?

It has been said before that we don’t really see the world the way it is… we actually see it the way we are. But what does that mean? As we grow up we are influenced by everything around us, our parents, our siblings, our friends, the type of home we have, our...
Mindful Meditation in Recovery

Mindful Meditation in Recovery

Once thought in the Western world to be impractical and ineffective, meditation is an important tool in the fight against dependency and addiction. If you have fears that you are unable to change your habits at this point in your life, lay them aside: scientific...
3 Ways Family Can Help in Addiction Recovery

3 Ways Family Can Help in Addiction Recovery

One of the most difficult things for a family to go through is accompanying a family member through addiction recovery. However, it is also one of the most important things a family can do for someone struggling with addiction. Fortunately, no family has to do that...
4 Ways to Prepare for Rehab

4 Ways to Prepare for Rehab

Making the decision to go into addiction rehabilitation can be difficult. It represents the start of a life-changing course, full of unknowns. Foothills Centre for Change understands that, and we want to make that path as easy as possible. To help make the transition...

Key Points to Remember

1. Addiction is a complex but treatable disease that affects brain function and behavior. Drugs of abuse alter the brain’s structure and function, resulting in changes that persist long after drug use has ceased. This may explain why substance users are at risk for...
The Effectiveness of Amino Acid Therapy

The Effectiveness of Amino Acid Therapy

For many long years, the only solutions to many addictions such as hard drugs, opiates, and others were either slow and painful reductions or abstinence. Not only was this a terrible prospect for most people (especially those who have tried to quit multiple times), it...

Stigma and Substance Use

The concept of stigma describes the powerful, negative perceptions commonly associated with substance use and addiction. Stigma has the potential to negatively affect a person’s self-esteem, damage relationships with loved ones, and prevent those suffering from...