Tag: Drug Addiction

stop drinking

How Long After You Stop Drinking Does Your Body Heal?

First off, congratulations on finally taking the bold step to clean yourself up and get your life back. Or at least thinking about it. The decision to quit alcohol is not easy, and most people won’t ever attempt it. However, it’s one you need to make if you want to

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 almost two-thirds of teenagers aged

Loved One Has an Addiction

When A Loved One Has an Addiction

In any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians experiences an addiction. Even though we never imagine it happening to anyone we know, the statistics show that you likely know someone who is currently experiencing or who has previously had problems with addiction. When addiction hits closer to home, it can

Inpatient Rehab

The Benefits of 90-Day Inpatient Rehab

When it comes to rehabilitation for substance abuse, there are a wide range of programs to choose from. The main two options are inpatient and outpatient, with inpatient treatment requiring the individual to stay in overnight facilities for a specific duration of time. The kind of program that an addict

Benefits of Gender Specific Treatment

Benefits of Gender-Specific Treatment

There are many differences when it comes to the ways that men and women experience addiction. These differences include why they begin to use, how they cope and what it does to their bodies. With so many distinctions between females and males, it only makes sense that gender-specific treatment for

How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs

How to Talk to Your Kids About Drugs

There are many important conversations to be had between parents and their children. Some discussions will be matters of good manners and grades, while others will be about making good decisions and staying safe. It is important to know how to talk to your kids about drugs; the earlier you

Addiction Detox

Benefits of Inpatient Addiction Rehab Centres

Inpatient Addiction Rehab Centres Individuals who struggle with addiction to alcohol or drugs are often admitted to a rehabilitation center in Vancouver, in order to receive treatment help. Treatment Centres are meant to provide individuals with the tools and programs that will hopefully lead to them on their way to