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Harm Reduction vs. Abstinence Drug Treatment

When deciding to seek treatment for drug addiction—either for yourself or a loved one—one of the questions we often ask is, “which option should I choose?” Knowing the differences between harm reduction and abstinence treatment options will help you make more informed decisions, especially when it comes to your finances, availability, effectiveness of the treatment, and safety. In this article,...

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What Are the Types of Therapy for Addiction?

The purpose of therapy, despite the stigma associated with it, is to benefit the health of patients and prevent relapses. Therapists provide a safe, non-judgmental environment to help patients explore their thoughts, feelings and behaviours. Through this exploration, patients can gain insight and develop effective strategies to cope with the challenges they face. This can lead to improved mental well-being...

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