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09 Aug
Turn The Tables On Opioid Crisis In Toronto With the term “Opioid Crisis” proliferating over traditional and digital medias on an almost daily basis, the call for immediate action is now.   Toronto hospitals experienced the highest number of drug related emergency room visits of the year last week, and it is becoming abundantly clear that what ever is being done currently is clearly not working. It is in difficult times that solutions to complex and widespread problems and [...]
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13 Jun
Participating In The 12th Annual Walk For Mental Health Awareness On June 10, 2017, we had the opportunity to gather with community residents and government officials to participate in Durham Region’s 12th annual Walk for Mental Health Awareness.  Our very own Jim McKenny (recovery coach, former Toronto Maple Leaf) was the emcee of the event, and I assisted where I could.[rev_slider durham-walk]In an effort to promote positive mental health, the event’s message was to “let people [...]
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29 May
Advocating for Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace Karman Sandhu & Seth FletcherTo highlight the New Workplace, The Workplace Safety & Prevention Services had it’s Partners in Prevention Conference & Trade Show on May 2 and 3rd at the International Centre in Mississauga. The purpose of this show was to communicate and bring awareness of any health or safety concerns that employers and employees face on a daily basis at work. With new Cannabis legislation expected in [...]
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06 Mar
Drug Testing In This Transit Agency Last week the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) filed documents to further the Transit Agency’s plan to implement random alcohol and drug testing for its employees.The union which represents TTC workers is vehemently opposed to this protocol.Herein lies the conundrum.  The Union states that TTC employees should not have to prove that they are not using substances, and such testing should be the result of incident or behaviour [...]
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09 Nov
CCFA Attends the Criminal Lawyers Association Fall Conference, 2016 The Canadian Centre for Addiction (CCFA) was delighted to participate in the 44th Criminal Lawyers’ Association (CLA) Fall Conference located in downtown Toronto at the Marriott Eaton Centre. [caption id="attachment_86158" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Justin & Darren with some attendees[/caption]This annual Conference is Canada’s largest criminal law conference and it attracts more than 700 defence lawyers, judiciary, educators, reporters and other prominent legal guests from across [...]
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17 Feb
Benefits of Private Rehab: How To Get Better Quicker Coming to terms with a drug or alcohol abuse problem is the first step towards recovery, but it's one that requires further action like attending a private rehab, much less a regular rehab. Turning a blind eye could result in permanent health problems, destroyed relationships, families and ruined careers. Inpatient or residential or live-in or in-house rehab can often seem like an extreme measure, but integrated care programs are designed [...]
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22 Jan
The Red Flags: 5 Signs of Alcoholism Alcohol is now the third-leading cause of the global burden of disease and injury, and it's showing. This is one of the main reasons an alcohol rehab exists.Here we will show you five signs of alcoholism so you're aware. Did you know that a Centre for Addiction and Mental Health study found Canadians drink more than 50% above the global average?  Substance abuse has now cost the Canadian health [...]
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15 Jan
One Private Rehab Center In Canada Voices Concern Over Indo-Canadian Addiction Problems Drug addiction, alcohol abuse, and all other forms of substance abuse are not unique to any one group, culture, or demographic. Approximately 47,000 Canadians die every year in connection with some kind of substance abuse. There are certain factors that can affect the probability a person might become affected or even die from a condition if they don't seek help from substance abuse treatment centres or private rehab facilities.[...]
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16 Dec
An Intervention Could Save Your Loved One’s Life – Here’s How to Prepare for an Intervention Does your loved one suffer from drug or alcohol abuse? It's a scary fact to consider, but over 47,000 Canadians die annually as a result of substance abuse. Don't let your loved one become a statistic. If you're unsure how best to help them, an intervention is a great way to approach them with genuine concern in hopes that they'll seek treatment or visit a professional drug rehab facility. [...]
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02 Dec
Get the Care That Government Owned Drug Rehab Centers Can’t Provide The costs of health care have long been a heated issue, constantly being debated over with little forward momentum. Even with a universal health care system in place, the money expended by government organizations is substantial due to some conditions being so difficult to overcome and requiring extensive treatments, sometimes also with no progress. One of these prominent issues is the overwhelming number of substance abuse problems.The costs of [...]
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