Signs you may be struggling
with an Addiction
Nobody begins their day celebrating their addiction or looking to start one. These using habits are subtle and develop quickly. Alcohol, drug, sex, and gambling addictions to do not start the first day, they are developed slowly over time. Many addicts will blame their surroundings, family history, or defend their behaviour with denial. Surroundings can […]
A day in the life of a client at GreeneStone
It’s November in Muskoka, which means snow! Don’t forget to bundle up when you are heading down to our main building for breakfast. Served buffet style, the smell of freshly cooked bacon, eggs, and pancakes wafting from our breakfast nook nothing less than inviting. Overlooking Lake Muskoka with the morning news playing softly in the […]
Addiction Recovery and Greenspace
Struggling with addiction recovery is a continual battle that many people face. Health systems across the world have not yet responded adequately to the current burden of addiction, and the challenges someone faces on the road to recovery can feel overwhelming. People often think counselling, group support, and being ready to face the challenges are […]
Do I have a drinking/drug problem?
10 QUESTIONS TO ASK No one wants to admit it. It’s hard to do. But if you’re looking at this list, you’re questioning whether or not you have a drinking/drug problem. Millions of individuals find themselves faced with this question every year, so you’re not alone. Go through these questions, answer them honestly and they’ll […]
Is Addiction a Disease?
The question is can we classify addiction as a disease or is it a harmfully repetitious choice that individuals make? Does that mean addicts and alcoholics are weak-willed? How does the distinction from choice and disease affect how a person receives treatment or recovers? Psychology and psychiatry haven’t any easy answers, and professionals are having […]