Indigenous Recovery Coach Program extended another year – Global News

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Indigenous Recovery Coach Program extended another year – Global News

by ahnationtalk on January 13, 202267 Views

January 12, 2022

A Lethbridge-based pilot program focusing on addictions recovery is being extended for another year thanks to federal funding.

The Indigenous Recovery Coach Program connects clients with their Blackfoot culture by holding ceremonies and meetings between coaches and participants while also conducting outreach in the community.

“For the first time, they’re able to see what the traditional recovery aspect looks like and, alongside recovery, who they are as people,” Indigenous recovery coach Cherie Shot Both Sides said.

“Giving a sense of pride and a sense of community,” Garrett Standing Alone added.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/8507341/lethbridge-indigenous-recovery-coach-program-extended/

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