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Ron Schlegel Named K-W Citizen of the Year

Local businessperson Ron Schlegel has been selected as Kitchener-Waterloo's Citizen of the Year.

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Laura Booth/ - Apr 24th 2018

A Closer Look at the Recovery Journey

The Homewood Research Institute (HRI) has created an infographic that summarizes early findings from the Post-Discharge Outcomes Monitoring System (PDO), also known to Homewood patients as the Recovery Journey Project.

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Homewood Research Institute - Nov 21st 2017

Homewood Health Proud to Honour Military Women and Their Families

Homewood Health will honour military women and their families by sponsoring the 9th Annual True Patriot Love Toronto Tribute Dinner on Thursday, November 9th. The True Patriot Love Foundation is a registered charity dedicated to harnessing the passion Canadians feel for military and veteran families on November 11th and finding ways to express it throughout the year.

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Homewood Health - Nov 6th 2017

Homewood Health Clinicians Shine Light on PTSD at Schedule 2 Employers Group Conference

Homewood Health is pleased to announce its continued support of efforts to address PTSD in the workplace. Homewood Health was a lead sponsor of last week’s Schedule 2 Employers Group Conference, an annual gathering of industry professionals from across Ontario focused on workplace wellness, health and safety, workers’ compensation and disability management.

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Homewood Health - Oct 24th 2017

June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month

PTSD does not discriminate; it can affect anyone regardless of their age, gender, or race.

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Theo Fluery: Reflections on Healing and Trauma, a One-Day Conversation

Please join the Homewood Community Addiction Services (CADS) for a one-day workshop, where Theo will bare his soul, as he shares his raw, unrefined and refreshingly honest journey through his painful past with trauma, alcoholism and drug addiction. Theo will share his mistakes, his triumphs and his new learnings, while creating a safe space for conversations on trauma and healing.

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Homewood Health - Apr 10th 2017

Homewood Health Centre and Laurier appoint first music therapist-in-residence

Wilfrid Laurier University and The Homewood Health Centre have partnered to establish the first music therapist-in-residence at Laurier. This partnership will bring together Laurier’s renowned music therapy program and the Manfred and Penny Conrad Institute for Music Therapy Research with Homewood Health’s 134 years of leading clinical experience in mental health and addiction treatment.

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Homewood Health - Mar 22nd 2017

Making a Scene for Mental Health: A Fundraising Event to Support the Homewood Research Institute

Homewood Health is honoured to be the VIP presenting Sponsor for Shelley Marshall’s one-woman play, Hold Mommy’s Cigarette, a fundraiser for The Homewood Research Institute (HRI), in celebration of Mental Health Week 2017.

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Homewood Health - Mar 17th 2017

Spiritual Renewal Service

​Homewood Health Centre has treated addiction for more than 130 years. As Canada’s leader in addiction recovery, we understand that getting well and staying well are equally important and that recovery is a life-long commitment. Each year, we celebrate the ongoing successes of our Addiction Medicine Service patients at the Homewood Spiritual Renewal Service. This special annual event provides our program alumni, staff, volunteers, current patients and Board members with a unique opportunity to celebrate the spirit of recovery, peace and harmony in their daily lives.

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Homewood Health - Mar 9th 2017

New outpatient program puts trauma help for first responders front and centre

A new outpatient program by Homewood Health in Mississauga will bring help to first responders who experience post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Natalie Nanowski - CBC News - Nov 8th 2016

About Us

Homewood Health is the Canadian leader in mental health and addiction services. With over 130 years of experience, we achieve outstanding outcomes every day through our national network of nearly 4,500 employees and clinical experts, and through the Homewood Health Centre — one of Canada’s largest and leading facilities for medical treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our complete continuum of services includes organizational wellness, assistance programs, assessments, outpatient and inpatient treatment, recovery management, return to work and family support services, customized to meet the specialized needs of individuals and organizations. Homewood Health is redefining mental health and addiction services to help Canadians live healthier, more productive and more fulfilling lives.