Where does Canada’s Drug Usage and Addiction Sit within A Global Context?

Canada, as does the rest of the world is plagued by tragic drug use and addiction. Figures are becoming more worrisome as years go by and according to the latest counts about 5% of the world’s 7.2 billion population have used illicit substances and about 30 million are dangerously addicted to narcotics right up to [...]

By | 2018-08-14T13:51:29+00:00 August 14th, 2018|Addiction|0 Comments

In The Arms of Morpheus: Then and Now

Heroin, morphine, and other opiates trace their origins to a single plant known as opium poppy. Chances are everyone has at least seen morphine in action at least in movies or has read about it in war books. But there is still so much to discover and learn about morphine which can help us better [...]

By | 2018-07-25T13:25:05+00:00 July 25th, 2018|Addiction|0 Comments

Understanding the Cause of Addiction is the Key to Success

When it comes to treating addictions, it is a necessity to think carefully about what causes an addiction to develop. An addiction rehab centre can help those who need assistance with overcoming their addictions to learn more about what causes their issues to occur. This is critical to success in that it helps people to [...]

By | 2016-08-29T12:22:39+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Moving beyond Guilt in Alcoholism Recovery

When a person gets into addiction recovery, the guilt of becoming a prey to addiction often takes them over. At this point in their life when they are trying to become sober, guilt can make the process of recovery difficult for them. An addict in the recovery process needs to break away from guilt to [...]

By | 2016-05-09T12:28:07+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Addiction, Addiction Canada, Addiction Tips|0 Comments

Let’s Stay Sober – Tips for not falling back to Addiction

It takes a lot of hard work, effort, and time to recover from the problem of drug addiction. The real challenge starts when a loved one has returned from recovery after completing their therapy. The person is highly tempted to return to drugs during the initial days after his/her recovery treatment. This might be a [...]

By | 2016-05-05T03:43:38+00:00 May 5th, 2016|Addiction, Addiction Tips|0 Comments

Identifying Alcohol Addiction

It is not difficult to tell when a person is drinking. You can tell that the person had been drinking if they have slurred speech, reduced inhibitions, alcohol breath and uncoordinated movements. However, identifying if the person has become an addict may not be so easy. Alcoholics tend to hide many visible symptoms of addiction [...]

By | 2016-05-03T15:56:20+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Addiction, Addiction Tips|0 Comments

4 Ways to Give up Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is one of the hardest things to quit. After you understand that your drug addiction is a problem and you need to address it with professional help, what to do next can be confusing. It is important to understand that you cannot quit overnight. The process of drug rehabilitation and recovery can take [...]

By | 2016-05-03T15:41:38+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Addiction, Addiction Tips|0 Comments

Drug Addiction among Canadian Teens Facts and Figures

Drug addiction and abuse among Canadian teens is on the rise. According to the statistics, more than 60% of the drug users are between the age of 15 and 24 years. The growing number of Canadian teens falling prey to the fancy world of drugs is alarming. Popular Drugs in Canada LSD Marijuana Cocaine Ketamine [...]

By | 2016-04-29T03:41:28+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Alcoholism— A Growing Problem among Canadians

Alcohol Addiction in Canada A few cocktails after coming home from work, a glass of wine with dinner or a cold beer with a friend — drinking is an ingrained ritual for most of the Canadians. Whether you are celebrating something or just trying to unwind yourself after a tiring day, alcohol is something that [...]

By | 2016-04-29T03:36:10+00:00 April 29th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments