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Mental Health Effects of Social Distancing and Isolation

COVID-19 has forced doors shut and has put billions of people worldwide in strict social isolation involuntarily. Humans are social creatures by nature, and social isolation has made the struggle to cope with such a stressful situation ten-folds more difficult. It entailed getting physically cut off from your network of family, friends, colleagues, or basically anyone who could have been...

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Things to Do at Home While Self-Isolating

The global pandemic has forced countless people around the world to stay indoors out of fear of contracting the life-threatening COVID-19. It’s normal that confinement of self-isolation might feel constricting and frustrating to some people. However, if you’re finding yourself using recreational drugs or alcohol more often than ever before, or tempted by boredom and your substance use disorder to...

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Potential Implications of COVID-19 for Individuals With Substance Use Disorders

The U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse issued an official press release warning against the significant implications of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on vulnerable populations, such as those diagnosed with substance use disorders. Keep reading to find out more. COVID-19, What You Need to Know Based on available research, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, originated from other...

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COVID-19, Addiction Services & Accessible Testing

COVID-19, Addiction Services & Accessible Testing: A Letter to Doug Ford & Christine Elliott

UPDATE - May 25, 2020: Freedom From Addiction is pleased to see Doug Ford & the Ontario Government open up and encourage testing to all those who need it. On Sunday May 24th, Ford encouraged the public to get tested for COVID-19, including those who may be asymptomatic or think they may have been exposed. The messaging from Ford is...

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Our COVID-19 Response & Action Plan

Our COVID-19 Response & Action Plan

UPDATE - April 9th, 2020: In the best interest of our current clients and staff, we have unfortunately decided to no longer accept patients to Freedom From Addiction without a negative COVID-19 test. As a leading drug and alcohol treatment center in Ontario, if we start accepting individuals that have not been tested, we put our staff and other clients...

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