Harvest House News

The men and staff at Harvest House are often called upon by local and national media for discussion, insight and information into the world of addiction. Below is a sampling of recent articles.

Media Inquiries
If you would like more information about Harvest House or to schedule at interview, please contact Nicole Boucher at 613-260-6450 or email her at nicole.b@harvesthouse.org.

If you would like more information about the rehabilitation program at Harvest House or to schedule an interview, please contact Gary Wand at 613-260-6454 or email him at gary.w@harvesthouse.org.

Harvest House Press at a Glance

Can West Ottawa Citizen – Weekend of June 12, 2010 Print Edition

What you need to know about Oxy - Powerful, time-release pain reliever has an addictive alter ego that keeps addicts on the hunt for more

Addicts vs. addiction - Treatment programs mix detox, counselling and hand holding

The OXY epidemic

Market highs - Jamie Walsh was on top of the world -- until he made a crucial mistake

CanWest Ottawa Citizen - Sunday, May 23, 2010 – Print Edition

Chronic pain vs. addiction: New guidelines fuel debate on opioids

Ottawa Sun – March 4, 2010 – Print Edition

Oxy addicts filling up treatment centre beds

CBC News – March 3 – Print

OxyContin more abused than crack: rehab centre

Radio & Television

580 CFRA Radio – April 9
Harvest House residents are interviewed about drug abuse and addiction.

Rogers Talk Ottawa – March 9, 2010 – Television
Harvest House resident interviewed about drugs and addiction.

580 CFRA – Winter 2010 – Radio
Harvest House residents interviewed on the radio about addiction and Oxycontin.

CBC Radio – Dec 9, 2009
Harvest House resident interviewed about opiates.

CBC Television – Connect with Mark Kelly - December 5, 2009 - Television
This segment talks about addiction and specifically oxycontin and what addicts do to get it, what it feels like to be addicted and how it is hard to quit. Harvest House is referenced.