Drug addiction and rehab research articles.

12 October 2021

How Does my Environment Affect My Recovery? 

Recovery is not a straightforward path, and it is rarely ever a linear process. When you start your journey of recovery, you will face some challenges; ups and downs are a normal part of this journey. There are many factors which play a role in determining how your healing journey will go and your […]
3 September 2020

The Role Pharmacies Play in Addiction Recovery

The Frontline in the Fight Against Addiction The pharmacy is often a stop on our weekend “to do” list. We need to pick up some allergy medicine, a bag of milk, some shampoo and maybe a chocolate bar on our way through the checkout. Sometimes, though, we make our way […]
3 September 2020

Why The Opioid Pendulum May Have Swung Dangerously Too Far

The war on over prescribing has begun, and like any messy conflict, collateral damage is rampant already. Doctors, drug companies and pharmacies are trying to reverse the trend of over prescribing, and it’s long overdue, but the shift comes with it a few problems that cannot be ignored. Among these […]
3 September 2020

Scary, Spooky, Superstition?

Are you rational? Do you believe in things that aren’t real? Those are hard questions to answer, and they are also a load of hooey. Why? Because no human being is totally rational, nor do we know with certainty that any of us believe (spiritually, so to speak) in something […]
3 September 2020

Thanksgiving Survival Guide: 3 Ways To Stay on Track With Recovery

The holidays bring us tremendous joy, but they can be a very trying time for many people recovering from addiction. The sheer indulgence many of us partake in during the holidays is impressive in itself, but can lead to a loss of control in other areas. Scarfing down 14 buns, […]
3 September 2020

Moooooove over therapy dogs. That’s right, therapy cows are in!

Addiction is a wild, messy and chaotic subject. As it spreads across North America like wildfire, there is a growing need to think “outside the box” when it comes to possible treatments, recovery options and ways to fight back. Sure psychotherapy, group discussion, meditation, 12 steps and scientifically proven treatment […]
3 September 2020

Prescription Drug Addiction in Canada

What do you mean by prescription drugs? The overwhelming majority of prescribed medicines do not turn into addictions, and more often than not a prescribed drug doesn’t make us high or offer us any sort of “buzz” that would encourage us to keep taking it after our affliction has been […]
3 September 2020

Can I Drive After Using Cannabis?

How risky is it do drive after getting high on marijuana? Studies indicate that those who consume marijuana in some way before getting behind the wheel are at an increased risk of crashing their vehicle or being involved in an accident. More research needs to be performed to narrow down […]
3 September 2020

A recent study in The Lancet has found that high frequency use of high potency cannabis can increase risk of psychosis. The risk doubles for some teenagers.

The recent legalization of cannabis in Canada has been met with both appraisal and criticism. Enthusiasts call it revolutionary for medicine and the judicial system, whereas skeptics warn of the possible dangers associated with its use. Recently, Israel decriminalized marijuana nationwide. This once again probed the ongoing debate of whether […]

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