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Acadia Broadcasting: New Sophia Recovery Centre Space Nearing Completion

March 6, 2024

Work continues on the much-anticipated renovation project for the Sophia Recovery Centre’s new Saint John location. Saint John council approved a $50,000 grant...

Sophia Recovery Centre moving to north end

June 2, 2023

After 15 years, Sophia Recovery Centre will be moving into a new home in the north end by the end of the new year. The centre, which opened in 2008 to provide ...

CBC Radio: Sophia Recovery Centre

June 1, 2023

The Sophia Recovery Centre has found a new home in the north end of Saint John.

And, the provincial government is funding half of the renovation costs. We talk to ...

The Wave: Sophia Recovery Centre announces new Saint John location

June 1, 2023

The Sophia Recovery Centre in Saint John is moving to a new home in the city’s north end. Officials announced Thursday that they have secured a 3,600-square-foot space at ...

St. Croix Courier: New alcohol consumption guidelines stir controversy, but is it warranted?

January 31, 2023

New Canadian guidelines on alcohol consumption are generating controversy, including among medical professionals. But for officials with Sophia Recovery ...

St. Croix Courier: Working to build community connections on Campobello Island

April 3, 2023

Representatives of local community service programs spent a day with residents on Campobello Island recently discussing ...

Healing through writing

November 15, 2022

Sophia Recovery Centre introduces Writing Circle to programming

St. Croix Courier: The lighter side of mental health and addiction

October 31, 2022

Victoria Maxwell is a funny lady who speaks frankly and openly about a not-so-funny topic ...

Maritime Edit

October 4th, 2022

The pandemic has amplified the close relationship between mental health and substance misuse, and access to services is not keeping up with the increasing need ...

CBC News: N.B. addiction recovery centre expanding to add third location

September 15, 2022

Monthly demand for service at the Sophia Recovery Centre is up 33% since before the pandemic ...

Country94: Sophia Recovery Centre Opens In Rothesay

September 15, 2022

A non-residential centre providing continuing care for women in recovery has opened in Rothesay ...

Acadia Broadcasting: Recovery centre breaks ground on new headquarters

January 6, 2024

Sophia Recovery Centre kicked off its much-anticipated renovation project in Saint John on Friday with a groundbreaking ceremony.


Acadia Broadcasting: The Sophia Recovery Centre in Saint John

June 1, 2023

The Sophia Recovery Centre in Saint John is moving to a new home in the city's north end. Executive Director Julie Atkinson says they've long since outgrown their ...

Acadia Broadcasting: A new home in Saint John's north end for the Sophia Recovery

June 1, 2023

A new home in Saint John's north end for the Sophia Recovery Centre. The much larger location replaces its existing space in the city's uptown. Julie Atkinson says they've raised 75% of ...

CBC News: Booze prices need to rise, accessibility needs to drop to reduce harm

June 1, 2023

Alcohol policy evaluation estimates more than $400 million was spent on costs related to drinking in New Brunswick in 2020...

Global News: Increased demand leaves Saint John addictions centre needing new home

November 8, 2022

Women struggling with addiction in the wake of the pandemic are putting an increasing demand on a Saint John recovery ...

Country 94.1: Sophia Recovery Centre Ramps Up Fundraising Efforts

October 24th, 2022

The Sophia Recovery Centre had a waiting list of women seeking recovery this year and needs a new home ...

Telegraph Journal: Sophia Recovery expands to KV

September 19, 2022

This week, Sophia Recovery is opening in Kennebecasis Valley ...
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CBC New Brunswick News

September 15, 2022

Kathy Gorman discusses the addition of a new location in Rothesay. (13:11).

Information Morning: Songs of the City

May 26, 2022

Have a listen to this inspiring recovery story of a woman who received support from Sophia Recovery Centre and is now celebrating her 5-year sobriety milestone.

St. Croix Courier: Introducing Sophia Recovery Centre in St. Stephen, Charlotte County

May 8, 2022

A female-centred recovery from addiction centre is opening its doors in Charlotte County. In late December, Sophia Recovery Centre (SRC) began offering one-on-one peer counselling ...

Information Morning: Relaunching in St. Stephen, Charlotte County

May 12, 2022

We’re open again in Charlotte County. Have a listen to learn more about our new location and services offered.