What Happens to Your Body When You Quit and Stop Drinking?
When you stop drinking and go back to a healthy and alcohol-free lifestyle, there are various changes that you will feel in your body. Canada is one of the countries that have been grappling with alcohol addiction and dependence. The initiatives taken to finally put an end or moderation to drinking problem are becoming more and more accessible to Canadians in different provinces and territories. What exactly happens to your body when
Canadian Men 62% More Likely To Access Withdrawal Management Services, Reveals 10-Year Long Study
The right way to address addiction requires a continuum of care from harm reduction and withdrawal management through support and self-care, which involves a wide range of services and treatment pathways. At the very beginning of this drug rehab journey, people suffering from substance use disorders go through the withdrawal and detoxification stages. Little was known about the intricate details of this before 2018 when one of the longest and largest studies uncovered
Everything There is To Know About Addiction Detox
An estimated quarter of a billion people around the world which is the equivalent of 5% of the global adult population, used drugs at least once in 2015. Over 29 million are today addicted to some sort of substance. The burden is immense and it has implications at an individual level, as well as for countries and overall global health. Detox or rehabilitation treatment is complex which is why clinicians have created something called the
The Way Forward: Personalizing Approaches to Tackle Canada’s Alcohol Problems
Alcohol has been manufactured, consumed and many times abused by people all over the world since pre-historic times. So why is it now a greater issue than it was before? There are a number of factors that played a role in this. To begin with, alcohol consumption has been normalized up to a point where very few people perceive it to be a drug. Following years and years of media exposure and societal embrace of
There Are Risks and There Is Hope: Canada’s Fentanyl Ground Zero
Every day people get addicted. Whether it’s alcohol, the so-called party drugs, opioids or prescription medicines. Every day families are devastated, relationships are broken, lives are changed forever. Babies and children are exposed to such behaviours, putting them at risk to becoming addicted as well. It’s a vicious circle that must be stopped. Abusing opioids such as heroin, morphine, and prescription pain drugs is a serious global problem that threatens health. Remember back
What to Do After Rehab
So, you have completed your rehabilitation program for a substance addiction, and you’re ready to embrace sobriety out in the big, wide world. Don’t be alarmed if you’re scared at first—or even if you’re still scared months later.
You’ve got a long road ahead of you, but it is incomparably worth all of the effort to enjoy a healthier, clearer and fuller life. If you’ve just finished your rehabilitation program and you’re