5 Misconceptions About the Canadian Addict Canadian addicts can certainly be troubled people, but they’re also unfairly maligned because of their addictions. Take a look at five misconceptions about addicts, and the truth behind them: Most who use heroin or cocaine beyond a “minimum” amount become addicted There’s a myth among Canadians that the more you use certain drugs like heroin or cocaine, the greater your likelihood of becoming addicted to them. Indeed, professional [...] — Drug Abuse & Drug AddictionRead More
Management of Drug Abuse Drug addiction is never easy to live with. While it usually starts out as simply dabbling with your friends, it can soon spiral out of control and cause irreparable damage to yourself and to your family. The good news is that if you are reading this article, then you have already made the most important step: recognizing your addiction. Make a List Write down the harmful effects of your addiction. [...] — Drug Abuse & Drug AddictionRead More
Is Drug Addiction A Mental Illness? Anyone suffering or have experienced a loved one struggling with substance abuse will probably be aware of the old argument of whether drug addiction is a mental illness, or a choice. Opinion often seems to be divided up the middle, with some convinced that drug abusers should be punished for their addiction (criminal record, jail sentence etc.), while others are determined that drug abusers should be given help to try [...] — Drug Abuse & Drug AddictionRead More
How to Recover From Drug Addiction People tend to be of the opinion that there’s no cure for drug addiction, and that once someone is an addict, they’ll forever be an addict. This way of thinking can actually be very off-putting for addicts, because if they can never recover, what’s the point of even trying? The truth is, many addicts can overcome their addiction and go on to live happy, fulfilling lives without [...] — Addiction Recovery, Drug Abuse & Drug AddictionRead More
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