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23 Aug
How To Talk To Your Kids About Drugs With back to school just around the corner and the opioid crisis resulting in a record number of overdoses and emergency room visits, now is as good a time as any to open, or reopen, the dialogue of how to talk to your kids about drugs. Which communication approaches work and which do not work when engaging in conversations with our kids about substances? Why do people use substances?When [...]
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19 Jan
Signs Of Drug Addiction Withdrawals That Are Easy To Identify What is withdrawal? Drug withdrawal is a series of symptoms that drug addicts may experience during the initial part of recovery known as detox. The drug withdrawal meaning stems from the physical and emotional cravings that an addict experiences as their drug of choice leaves their system.Being a drug addict fills a person with many fears and doubts about the future; one of the biggest is about how painful [...]
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13 Jan
Signs of Drug Addiction You Can Detect Instantly The signs of drug addiction aren't as obvious as most people think; millions of people around the world struggle with addiction while hiding it from their friends, family and coworkers.Do you suspect someone you know has a drug addiction? Maybe it's your best friend, your spouse, or even your parent. Or maybe you're worried that you have a problem. Often times, people who start using drugs recreationally discover that [...]
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10 Jan
Can I Treat Myself, Or Do I Go To Rehab For Drug Addiction? One of the biggest questions someone who wants to quit using drugs has is "How can a rehab treat drug addiction?" Some people feel too far gone. Others have seen friends and family go through rehab only to relapse and think it's pointless. Recovery is never beyond redemption; you can find a rehab that offers professional treatments for specific drug addictions and that can assist during withdrawals to get you [...]
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19 Dec
Types of Drug Addiction Treatments That Work There are many types of drug addiction treatments to consider when seeking help. Recovery isn't a straight shot and no one's path to sobriety is the same. Researching the types of drug addiction treatments makes the process less scary. It lets you know what to expect, but it also helps you decide what you need. When you are familiar with different types of treatment programs, you can tailor your approach [...]
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15 Dec
Is Recovery from Drug Addiction Possible? You know you have a problem and want to stop. But you keeping asking yourself, "Is recovery from drug addiction possible?" The journey back from drug addiction can be difficult, but no matter how far gone you may feel, recovery is possible. Is recovery from drug addiction possible?The negative impact that drugs have on the brain and mental health are well documented, but ongoing substance abuse also takes a [...]
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24 Aug
Public Rehabs vs Private Rehabs | What Do I Do? One of Canada's greatest features is its free healthcare. But having such a generous government means that there are often problems with accessibility. And having such an option brings you to ask which one should you go for? Public rehabs vs private rehabs?If you need to go to a hospital, you can do that with relative ease. Getting into a residential public rehab centre is a different story. People [...]
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25 May
7 Signs of Substance Abuse in the Workplace For many people, the casual use of certain substances, like alcohol or drugs, becomes a serious problem because of one thing -- denial. The refusal to acknowledge a chemical dependency can lead to reckless abuse, the effects of which spill over into the other areas of a user's life. Most notably, their relationships and jobs. Substance abuse in the workplace is quite commonplace, and rampant but if it cannot be seen, [...]
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21 Mar
Benefits of Drug Rehab There are many trends when it comes to addiction. For instance, men tend to have higher rates of addiction than women; young people between the ages of 15 to 24 tend to experience substance abuse disorders more than any other age group; and Canadians are found to drink more than 50% above the global average. However, the truth is that addiction can happen to anyone, at any time. And it [...]
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10 Jan
Oxycodone & OxyContin Addiction Treatment Oxycodone & OxyContin Addiction Treatment Opiod Addiction TreatmentAt our drug addiction treatment facility we deal with treating Opiod addictions as well, especially oxycontin addiction or oxycodone addiction. Given their surge in popularity this is one of the meanest drugs to get off of with nasty withdrawal symptoms.Our industry leading addiction treatment team consists of doctors and counsellors (including a former Toronto Maple Leaf NHL player) who create a customized [...]
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