Donna Mae Depola’s story comes from a place of trauma, abuse, broken trust, and substance abuse. It is a story of coming from rock bottom to a tale of victory and success.
In this interview with a substance abuse counsellor, she shares how she has overcome overwhelming grief at the loss of her mother that changed her career path and lead her to this rewarding field.
Becoming an AOD counselor can be rewarding and fulfilling, yet sometimes stressful and frustrating. To be a good AOD counselor, you should have the right personality and possess specific skills and traits.
In the process of rehabilitation and recovery, a drug rehab counselor can often make the difference between an individual’s failure and success.
Addiction counsellor Richard Kingdon works with City clients in a world where it's acceptable to drink heavily or take drugs – but not to seek professional help.