Articles

3 September 2020

Facing trauma may be the key to overcoming addiction

Dr. Gabor Maté, a renowned addictions expert and best-selling author firmly believes that there is no such thing as an addictive personality. Nor, does he does think of addiction as a disease. Instead, Maté believes that addiction is deep-rooted, and stems from an individual’s need to solve a problem— typically […]
3 September 2020

Bolster Your Chances of Avoiding Relapse Naturally

A client’s biggest fear after going through an addiction treatment plan is to relapse. With all the chaos of being introduced back into their everyday lives, many former addicts are tempted to drink or use drugs simply because of being exposed to their old haunts and routines. It is one […]
3 September 2020

Lavender: Does it Have Real Healing Potential?

For centuries people all across the globe have used lavender for many a purpose. Some used it in cooking, others for treating minor ailments and nowadays if you google “lavender” you’ll no doubt be presented with dozens of articles claiming lavender has nearly unlimited uses in modern medicine. From treating […]
3 September 2020

How your skin cells can help you recover from cocaine addiction

What if I told you that your own skill cells may help you break the cycle of cocaine addiction? Soon, people struggling with cocaine addiction may be recruited to test a new treatment that uses their own skin cells to combat their addiction. Indeed, through genetic engineering, scientists may be […]
3 September 2020

Cannabis Addiction in Canada: Is there a Case for Worry?

Last week, history was made in Canada. We became the first wealthy nation in the world to legalize recreational cannabis use. Many citizens praised the government for their bold move in the right direction; citing evidence that legalization of marijuana will help to eliminate the black market and provide recreational […]
3 September 2020

Legalization is fast approaching, but it still won’t be legal to smoke up and drive. The Consequences Could be deadly

Yes, marijuana will soon be legal to consume recreationally in Canada. That being said, it’s up to the provinces to decide on nearly everything, and that includes how harshly to punish those who drive under the influence of pot. In many provinces, you will be treated as harshly as if […]
3 September 2020

Tabloids Aren’t Helping Addicts When They Report on Celebrity Parties And Their Drug Fueled Lifesstyles

Tabloid articles pop up every day. Some websites have content going up so fast readers forget what a horrendous pile of nonsense the last one was because they’re too busy reading the latest edition of “Famous Person Falls Down Sewer in Drug and Alcohol Bender Gone Wrong!”. While most of […]
3 September 2020

Addicted Workers and Why We Need To Help Them

Despite what many may believe, most folks who are addicted to drugs or alcohol are not mindless zombies that wander the streets of Vancouver’s east side accosting tourists and frightening people. While it is tragic that in a country like Canada that we offer so little to those people, it’s […]
3 September 2020

Celebrity Influence On Youth

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to many reading this that celebrities have more influence over how we think, how we develop as individuals and how we view ourselves, then they probably should. In 2018, and indeed for the past few years, and next few, it has been and will […]
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