A cedar lodge. from the article How Indigenous-focused care is helping people in recovery from addiction
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Jars of dried weed buds. from the article A budding industry: How spin-off cannabis businesses are rolling out in Ontario
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An aerial shot of Red Lake, Ontario. from the article Why finding treatment for addictions is so difficult in northern Ontario
In Red Lake, as in many remote communities across the province, finding counselling services, withdrawal-management support, or residential treatment can be a battle in and of itself.  
A group of people sitting in chairs at an AA-style meeting. from the article Why residential treatment often fails Ontarians with addictions
Residential facilities are often presented as the solution for substance-use problems. But they don’t work for everyone — and critics say the system needs to change.  

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