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Spotting Signs of Addiction in the Workplace

Addiction in the workplace is an issue that has become increasingly prevalent in recent years. In Canada, approximately 21% of the population (around 6 million people) will suffer from some form of substance abuse in their lifetime. Unfortunately, not everyone will receive appropriate treatment for their alcoholism or drug dependency due to stigma or the waitlist length for public rehab...

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The Rehab Waitlist Length Is Too Long: What Now?

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 31 million people around the world have drug use addiction. In Canada, it is estimated that one in five people aged 15 and older will experience a substance use disorder in their lifetime. Looking at these figures, we can’t ignore the exceedingly alarming prevalence of addiction and its devastating effects in our...

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Private Addiction Treatment Centres vs. Government Funded: Which is Better?

As mounting research continues to shed light on the complexity of substance use disorders, society has outgrown the notion that it’s a mere habit one needs to walk away from with sheer willpower. Instead, there is now a growing awareness that addiction is a chronic brain disease that’s plaguing millions of people worldwide. Now, more than ever, the critical importance...

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How Canada’s Government Rehab Centres are Failing Addicts

Early intervention and access to addiction treatment services can literally mean life and death for many people struggling with substance abuse. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done for countless Canadians who cannot afford private addiction centres and whose lives are hanging by a thread given the long waiting list in government rehab centres. The Biggest Issue with Government Rehab...

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Top 6 Ways Fitness Can Help You On Your Journey To Rehabilitation

Many recovering drug addicts will know the struggle of not only getting clean, but continuing to resist temptation every day. Many people use drugs as a way to escape reality and the troubles that go along with it, finding a mental safe haven in the high. This means that when they decide to follow the path of sobriety, they are...

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How to Treat a Substance Addiction Naturally

Many people who suffer from an addiction are hesitant to ask for help or even admit to themselves that they have a problem due to the massive social stigma and shame that’s often associated with this type of habit. They’re usually led to believe that their addictions are a sign of weakness or that they’ve failed at life by indulging...

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Everything You Should Know About Fentanyl

The rate of fentanyl-related overdoses and deaths is an increasing epidemic throughout all of Canada that adversely effects thousands of families every year. If you or someone you know has personal experience with a fentanyl habit, then it’s imperative that you seek immediate opioid addiction treatment in Toronto or any other major Canadian city to prevent the situation from getting worse. Continue...

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Substance Abuse Treatment in Toronto

The terms substance abuse and addiction are often mistakenly used interchangeably within everyday vernacular, but many people don’t realize that there’s a slight difference between the two concepts and this difference could be the determining factor between helping someone overcome their problem and accidentally perpetuating it. Substance abuse is one notch directly below full-blown addiction. What this means is that...

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5 Human Behaviors To Be Noticed During Drug Addiction

The mystery of drug addiction is continuing from past many years and most of us think that it is one of the best cure to eliminate the stress, tension, and pain. They are totally going through wrong myths and becoming addict to drugs day by day. Moreover, the behavior of the addicted person totally differs from a normal person as...

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Physical & Psychological Effects of Drug Addiction

Drugs usually refer to the medicines or substances that have a physiological effect on the body. They are either consumed or injected using a syringe. When dissolved in body, these substances effect the brain, receptors and infected body part, both physiologically and psychologically. Consequently, drug addiction refers to the habituated and fanatic use of dangerous amounts of pills or narcotics...

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