S04E19 - Family Inclusion in Recovery: AARC's Blueprint for Lasting Transformation with Kelly Cummins

From Darkness to Life

29-02-2024 • 1 hr

In this enlightening episode of "From Darkness to Life," Ryan dives deep into the world of recovery with a remarkable guest, Kelly Cummins, Clinical Director at the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Center (AARC).

Kelly, a seasoned expert in the field, unveils the intricacies of AARC's holistic approach, emphasizing the significance of addressing not just the addiction itself but the entire spectrum of an individual's well-being. Learn how the integration of biological, psychological, social, and spiritual components forms the foundation of AARC's success in helping adolescents transition from darkness to a life filled with hope and purpose.

Family plays a pivotal role in the recovery journey, and Kelly sheds light on the importance of family inclusion within the AARC program. She explores how AARC recognizes the vital role families play in supporting their loved ones on the road to recovery, fostering a sense of unity and understanding that is essential for lasting transformation.

Additionally, Kelly discusses the power of peer support within the AARC service. Discover how this unique approach encourages a sense of community, shared experiences, and mutual encouragement among adolescents, creating a supportive environment that complements traditional therapeutic interventions.

Join us for an engaging and insightful conversation that explores the heart of AARC's transformative work and the principles that guide adolescents on their journey from darkness to life. Kelly Cummins' expertise and passion for recovery provide a beacon of hope, inspiring both professionals and individuals seeking a comprehensive approach to healing.