Articles

3 September 2020

Marijuana vs. Opioids: Legality Doesn’t Tell the Whole Story

The Pursuit of an Effective Pain Treatment Chronic pain effects a large portion of the population, limiting their ability to partake in meaningful daily activities and reducing their quality of life. For years, doctors have turned to prescription opioids to help their patients cope with the pain and regain some […]
3 September 2020

Methamphetamines and Opiates, A Dangerous and Fatal Cocktail

Methamphetamines are back. They cost less, are more addictive, and the purity of this stimulant is stronger than ever before. Meth is back and it’s more dangerous than ever. The days of users making their own meth in bathtubs is something like folklore these days. Since 2006, the US government […]
3 September 2020

Addiction and Alzheimer’s: Music to Patient’s Ears

Addiction and Alzheimer’s What do Alzheimer’s and addiction have in common? They are both diseases of the brain, and as such, their treatment should be aimed at addressing the underlying causes of the disease within the brain. A new and effective treatment for Alzheimer’s sounds like music to our ears! […]
3 September 2020

Self-Care for Loved Ones During Drug Addiction

Addiction—a chronic disease—puts a large toll on both the individual suffering from addiction, as well as those caring for them. Indeed, the chronic nature of addiction requires a sustainable approach to treatment and recovery for everyone involved. The majority of care is aimed toward the individual suffering from addiction, leaving […]
3 September 2020

Drug Addiction Treatment Delivered Through “Digiceutical”

Smartphones and mobile technology have become ubiquitous in our society. Our phones are used for almost everything from the social, like sharing pictures and making plans, to the mundane, like paying bills and refilling prescriptions. As a result, concerns about tech addiction have become more common. The difficulty with which […]
3 September 2020

Combating Addiction and Weight Loss with One Little Pill

Overweight and in Drug Rehab North America currently faces several public health problems of epidemic proportions: obesity and addiction. With an increase in prevalence of sedentary lifestyles, and high fat, high calorie foods, North Americans are more likely to be overweight or obese than ever before. Men and women alike […]
3 September 2020

Valentine’s Day in Drug Rehab

Valentine’s Day During Addiction Though Valentine’s Day is supposed to be all about love, it can be a very challenging time, especially for those in recovery or currently suffering from addiction. Addiction creates a barrier in the lives of those affected, making it difficult to maintain or build meaningful relationships. […]
3 September 2020

A Meaningful Life and Addiction Recovery

What is a meaningful life? The World Health Organization defines “participation” as being involved in life situations. Such participation brings about satisfaction and meaning to one’s life. A sense of purpose and meaning increases quality of life and longevity and can act as both a protective factor for our health, […]
3 September 2020

Rates of Cigarette Use Steadily Decline in Adolescents

Rates of Cigarette use Down, Vaping and Cannabis Use Up Nova Scotia recently banned flavored cigarettes, citing the fact that flavored tobacco products play a role in the initiation of adolescent smoking. This prohibition was made in hopes of making cigarettes less appealing to youth, with the goal of reducing […]
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