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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Symptoms of Drug Use
If you were asked how to identify the symptoms of drug use, do you think you could? How do you know if someone is addicted to drugs? Besides the obvious signs of red eyes, drowsiness and erratic behavior, you may be surprised to find out that there many other warning signs to look for if you suspect someone is using drugs. For many people, it hits them like a ton [...]
What Is Carfentanil And Why Is It Dangerous?
This week (Dec 5-9, 2016) so far Carfentanil was found in two different parts of Canada. You may also have noticed that it is big news. [yellowbox]UPDATE (Jan 4, 2017): Here is an audio snippet of my conversation on radio with Scott Thompson over at AM900 CHML in Hamilton, Ontario. It aired live around 2.50pm on Wednesday, January 4 and I was asked to speak about Carfentanil and [...]
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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