The 4 Pillars of Healing
YOUR journey begins here
Prime your mind with cannabis therapy and bring your body and mind into a state of balance. Cannabis awakens your nervous system producing a neurotransmitter called anandamide. This will make you feel joy, calm your nervous system and help you feel normal again.
Learn more about using cannabis to treat PTSD.
- VAC Rehab Compensation
- PTSD and Cannabis-Article: First Pharmaceutical Treatment for PTSD Within Reach
- Cannabis for Medical Purposes—Revised Reimbursement Policy
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Treat the root cause
Enrolment into the Vac Rehab Program for Canadian Veterans is required to receive the professional medical treatment for service related injuries. Such treatments as CBT, EMDR, Neuro/biofeedback, among other treatment options now allow for a better understanding of the root cause surrounding ones trauma. If you have a CAF service related injury we can help guide you in the right direction.
- Trauma and PTSD Therapists in Canada
- OSI Clinics Canada
- Advancing Mind
- I Recover Addiction Treatment Services
- Blue Cross
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Natural Healing methods
Ok, you’re getting close now, understanding and continuing to work on the root cause of your trauma. Expect set backs but just bumps in the road, this is where the hard work becomes the heart work and we don’t mean cardiac. To be vulnerable and make tough choices is a sign of being on the right path toward finding who you are. Lashing outward is usually a reflection of ones own reality requiring more individual practice on some of the modalities listed. So, be easy on yourself because your 27 year old trauma brain doesn’t know your 39, for example.
- Breath Work
- Forrest Bath
- Nature Forge
- Float Tanks
- Hiking Trails
- Horseback Riding
- Food Nutrition
- And much more…
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Reshaping your Purpose
This is the final design in our patient-centred model of care where your warrior spirit and Toltec wisdom collide to reshape purpose, find responsibility, and get back to the meaning of life. To successfully complete our program you should attend Cape Breton Islands Margaree Wellness Centre in all four seasons.
The beauty in the sacred pipers glen forrest and Margaree Valley absorbing the sights, smells, sounds and colours our landscape has to offer is healing. It’s by this time we feel you will have found purpose again allowing your mind, body, and soul to embrace the solitude of the elements knowing you were never alone in this vast universe to begin with.
TRAUMA FOCUSED RESOURCES
Gaffhouse.org offers a growing list of resources—including websites, downloads, and information—to help guide soldiers & veterans towards the care and services needed when transition to civilian life.
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Stories of Healing
Here are some stories of the ongoing quest to find balance and renewed health. This is what worked for them as they navigated the depth of trauma they were expiriencing.