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22 Aug
Addiction During Pregnancy: What It Means For Mother And Baby Addiction During Pregnancy: An Overview People with substance use disorders suffer from the stigma of being addicts. Because of societal stereotypes, woman are stigmatized far more than are men. With pregnancy added to the mix, the pressure can be immeasurable. It intensifies the effects of the stigmatization on the physical and mental health of the mother, and this affects the well-being of the fetus. It can also mean that the [...]
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07 Aug
The Pros and Cons of Inpatient and Outpatient Rehab Giving up drugs or alcohol is rarely a simple matter of choice. Many people who are struggling with habitual substance abuse are also dependant on the substance they are using. This means that their bodies or their minds – frequently, both – have become so accustomed to the substance that it has become a necessary means of survival. Once they have reached this point of tolerance, even the most well-intentioned and determined [...]
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05 Aug
Cannabis Poisoning: The Scourge of Excessive Weed Use It’s intoxicating in the beginning of the relationship,” says Tommy Rosen, referring to his former love affair with weed. Now 26 years weed-free, Rosen is the founder of the Recovery 2.0 Protocol, which helps people stop marijuana use. He speaks out on the dangers of the substance, while the endless debate on its legalization and medical use rages on. Here in Canada, cannabis was legalized nationwide on October [...]
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02 Aug
Surviving Alcohol Withdrawal & Detox Although alcohol is the most widely abused substance worldwide, many people underestimate how devastating alcoholism can be. What may start as “social drinking” or the occasional glass of wine can spiral into obsessive consumption that destroys families, causes financial ruin and puts the health and safety of the addict at serious risk. While there are factors that can make a person more susceptible to alcohol addiction, such as family history [...]
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01 Aug
The Dangers of Cocaine Addiction Derived from leaves of the coca plant, cocaine is a stimulant that elevates dopamine levels to create a feeling of euphoria and increased energy. It is a highly addictive drug that creates a sense of false confidence and invincibility that can lead to irrational decisions and delusional thoughts that could be harmful. Although it sometimes comes in tablet form, cocaine is usually sold as a powder that resembles white flour. [...]
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31 Jul
Understanding Drug Addiction, Substance Abuse and Treatment Options Recognized by the World Health Organization and most government health departments as a disease, addiction devastates the lives of thousands of people worldwide each year. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, about 21% of Canada’s population will meet the criteria for addiction in their lifetime, with alcohol being the most commonly abused substance. Drug addiction is a substance use disorder that is hard to overcome. It can impact [...]
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29 Apr
How to Stage an Intervention That Works What's your worst nightmare? If you're reading this article, you're probably living it. Having your child, who you've loved and cared for, become addicted to drugs is one of the worst things that can happen to anyone. You feel powerless. They're not listening to love or reason - and you've tried every combination of the two. Now you need help staging an intervention because it feels like the only thing left [...]
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22 Mar
Can Rehab Help Your DUI Court Case? As an addiction counsellor, I’ve had a great number of clients who have reached out for help because they were experiencing legal issues and facing court charges. The majority of these legal issues resulted from actions that were committed while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. In many cases these actions are not representative of the person's true values nor consistent with their ordinary manner of conduct. These [...]
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04 Feb
How To Stop Smoking Weed: Treatment, Tips & Benefits [Launched 2019] Weed addiction can be harmful to not only your health but also your life, and can lead to all sorts of problems that interfere with your job, your social life and your personal relationships. Knowing how to stop smoking weed is your first real step in quitting, so I applaud you. Now that you're here, I want you to read this till the end, for your own good:By [...]
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29 Mar
3 Steps to Alcohol Addiction Treatment People drink for many reasons. For some, it is a way to forget about their problems. For others, it's a way to unwind, relax, and socialize with friends. Still more simply maintain a steady drinking routine out of habit. But you already know that since you're here to read about alcohol addiction treatment.Often, extenuating factors come into play. For instance, people with a mental illness are twice as likely [...]
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