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Educator’s Guide To Substance Abuse Education
Drug education in the classroom can be a very important protective factor when it comes to helping youth make healthy decisions when it comes to substance related decisions. For teachers, this requires honest and factual dialogue for this education to be effective. The environment that the teachers create must be supportive. Having an environment that youth can feel comfortable expressing themselves in can increase information preservation.In the classroom setting, [...]
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This teen died in Ottawa as a result of the Opioid crisis
Chloe Kotval (Image courtesy: Neville Kotval to the CBC)With the Valentine’s Day death of 14-year-old Chloe Kotval or the December 31st death of 18-year-old Teslin Russell still stinging in the collective hearts of parents in the nations’ capital; what remains painstakingly obvious is that the opioid crisis in this country is showing no signs of decreasing. Opioid use, misuse and abuse is killing Canadians. They are easily accessible. [...]
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Benefits of Rehab Away From Home
Once you make the decision to stop using drugs, there are many things to consider. Benefits of rehab away from homeDeciding whether you should stay locally or travel away from home is a primary concern. And although staying close to home may sound like the best idea, there are also some strong benefits of rehab away from home. The Out of Sight FactorOne of the most important benefits of rehab [...]
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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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How To Help An Alcoholic Quit It And Get Better? | CCFA
The second most common question asked aside from "How do I stop drinking?" is "How do I help someone stop drinking?" Unfortunately, there are no cut-and-dry answers for either of these questions. Every alcoholic is different; not just in how they developed their problem but also in their drinking habits, the extent of their addiction, how well they hide it, and of course, how deeply it impacts others around them. [...]
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How Do I Help My Alcoholic Husband Come Back To Us? | CCFA
How To Help My Alcoholic Husband?When we get married, we're accepting another person for who they have been, who they are and who they will become. Agreeing to marry someone is also an unspoken understanding that there are some skeletons in the closet that we're bound to shake hands with sooner or later. Some of us are pretty surprised, however, to find out that the biggest skeleton our husbands [...]
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