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Rideauwood Achieves a Major Milestone – Accreditation with Commendation

Rideauwood Addiction and Family Services is excited to announce that it has been awarded Accreditation with Commendation by Accreditation Canada, an independent, not-for-profit organization that sets quality and safety in health care, accrediting health organizations in Canada and around the world.

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Staying Healthy for the Holidays – Part Two

Holiday pressure can make taking good care of ourselves difficult, but it’s not impossible. Below are tips to support all of us in prioritizing our self-care, and reducing the opportunities for problematic, short-term coping strategies.

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Staying Healthy for the Holidays – Part One

Most of us will experience some increase in stress over the holidays even if it is an exciting and positive time. This is why it can be very helpful to know about, and understand how to use, harm reduction.

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Rideauwood Talks Gambling on CBC Radio’s White Coat Black Art

Former Rideauwood client Noah and Problem Gambling Counsellor Amanda Laprade explore problem gambling with Dr. Brian Goldman. Click here to listen to the 26.5-minute broadcast …

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Rideauwood and COVID-19

Rideauwood follows all Ottawa Public Health regulations and guidelines to keep you and the Rideauwood team safe. Before you arrive for an in-person appointment, we …

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Rideauwood Bands Together rocked our world!

Open Channel D, Dead Pennies, Faux Confessions and Sons of Buckingham rocked our world on this past Friday night! BIG THANK YOU and DEEP APPRECIATION …

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Rideauwood partners with

During COVID-19, Rideauwood has partnered with other agencies through CounsellingConnect to help youth, young adults and adults who are dealing with substance use issues, or other problematic behaviour such as gambling and gaming or supporting a friend/family member who is. If you are interested in a single session to explore these issues, help is just a click away.