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Choosing the Right Private Mental Health Facility in Ontario

If you struggle with addiction, it could deeply affect your mental health. Finding an Ontario mental health facility to provide the care and tools you need is an integral part of helping you move forward. However, to choose the right treatment facility, you’ll want to consider a few essential points. Find a Mental Health Facility With […]

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INTERVENTON: Helping a loved one overcome Addiction

How did I decide to become an interventionist? What got me here? I mean the stress and chaos of the world of drug abuse and addiction was enough – but hey, I decided to go one step further and create a career in the space of drug counseling, drug-rehab and helping families navigate a path […]

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Finding Recovery in the Present Moment:
A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness in Addiction Recovery

Mindfulness is a word that has received a lot of recognition over the past few years. It was introduced by the Buddha more than 2,500 years ago as Sati, the first of the seven factors of spiritual enlightenment. Then in 2014 the cover of TIME magazine heralded, “The Mindful Revolution.” A lot has been lost […]

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Pet Ownership and Addiction:
How Patches saved my life

Addiction is often a very lonely place. In my own experience with substance abuse, I felt extremely, unimaginably isolated. Partly because most of the people in my world had either chosen to stop talking to me, or I had pushed them so far away that I wasn’t able to talk to them, even if I […]

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The Connection between
Nutrition and Addiction Recovery

Imagine you’re on the high diving board at a public pool. Or maybe you’re waiting backstage for your big solo. Waiting for an important phone call. We’ve always referred to that feeling as “butterflies in your stomach,” but have you ever wondered why? Anxiety, cravings, and excitement all manifest in our gut. This part of […]

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