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Workplace Substance Abuse

Workplace Substance Abuse

Workplace substance abuse may not be making news headlines consistently, but it’s certainly affecting the success of companies on a daily basis. When it comes to the number of people abusing drugs, approximately 70% are employed, implying that many of the people who are currently

Sober Activities

Sober Activities to Enjoy in the Summer

Sober Activities: The summer season is the perfect time for going to the beach, seeing concerts and socializing at backyard parties. Most people love the warmer season, because it means a more relaxing time with friends and indulging in delicious foods and beverages. However, the

physical benefits of giving up alcohol

Physical Benefits of Giving Up Alcohol

Alcohol is a very popular substance, and we are often exposed to the idea of drinking at a very young age. The media’s portrayal of alcohol tends to have a hand in this, creating the image that alcohol always means a great time, lots of

Quit Drinking

Best Reasons to Quit Drinking

Alcohol is a commonly-abused substance all across the world. Drinking is often referred to as a laidback activity that is constantly advertised to viewers both young and old, and this approach to drinking leaves many to think it won’t become a problem for them. Almost

Amends During Recovery

Benefits of Making Amends During Recovery

During addiction recovery, there is a strong emphasis put on the process of making amends. Making amends is more than just offering apologies, it is restoring justice for the wrongs you have done to others. This could be mean fixing something you’ve broken, paying back

Addiction Treatment Centre

Choosing an Addiction Treatment Centre

Once an addict has made the decision to go through an addiction rehabilitation program, then comes the tough decision of choosing where to go. There are a wide range of options for addiction treatment, including inpatient and outpatient programs. Choosing an addiction treatment center will

mental health

How Do Drugs Affect Your Mental Health?

When we talk about mental health, we’re referring to the psychological and emotional well-being of an individual. A person who is in good mental health does not suffer from a mental illness, and their own personal outlook on life is generally optimistic. The stigma around

Heroin Withdrawal

What to Expect During Heroin Withdrawal?

Heroin is a highly-addictive drug, commonly used for recreational habits to obtain feelings of relaxation and euphoria. Although most first-time or casual heroin users don’t expect to become addicted, heroin is a strong substance that can quickly cause dependency. As one of the most commonly-used

Young Adults Use Marijuana

Why Do Young Adults Use Marijuana?

Marijuana continues to be a popular choice for substance users all across Canada, and it is the most common illicit drug used worldwide. Meny children are exposed to the drug in the pre-teen and teenaged years, and Canadian indigenous youth are at particular risk with