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Why those battling Addiction
have trouble hearing us

I grew up with minimal exposure to drug addiction. However, when I was 12, I was sent to an all-girls boarding school and befriended girls that became like sisters to me. I was thrown into so many lives that were crippled by various substance abuse scenarios and began to lose friends to addiction. When I […]

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The Surprising Truth about Creating Healthy Habits in Addiction Recovery

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act but a habit.”   Maybe Aristotle was on to something here. Often when we hear the word ‘habit’ we immediately put these actions into ‘good’ or ‘bad’ categories. Getting up early, exercising, eating healthy = good. Smoking, binge-watching Netflix, eating chips = bad. However, […]

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Drug Overdoses may be linked to
COVID-19 Pandemic Anxiety

A spike in both serious and fatal drug overdoses over the last week in Belleville can’t be definitively pinned down for a precise cause but it may be linked to angst being felt around the world due to COVID-19 pandemic anxiety. The local health unit said Tuesday it’s been apprised by Belleville Police Service of […]

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Coronavirus and Addiction: for people
in recovery self-isolation can be harmful

It’s important find new ways to connect during this time, to protect your recovery. “For someone struggling with addiction, fellowship is a big part of the recovery process. Unfortunately, since the coronavirus outbreak began and social distancing became the norm, this process has become more challenging…” read more Source: Global News.

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Opioids and Alcohol Use

Opioids and alcohol use, what to know. As we all know, the opioid epidemic is still causing damage to communities and putting people’s lives in danger. Opioids include prescription medication like hydrocodone and oxycodone, as well as street drugs like heroin, have been running rampant across the world, and record numbers of people are abusing […]

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