Archive for Treatment

Drug Addiction and the Brain

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June 22, 2021

Most diseases affect a specific organ or part of the body negatively. Substance use disorders are no different. They are complex diseases that affect the brain. Addictions are developed slowly over time as the consumed substances begin to take hold of the person’s brain and rewire it. The brain undergoes psychological and physical changes that […]

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Starting Addiction Rehab in Ontario

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If you find yourself struggling with a substance use disorder, the road to recovery can seem long and winding. With the right guidance and support, it doesn’t have to be. The first step to beginning your recovery is seeking the help and treatment you need to change your life. While the recovery journey is different […]

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Freedom from Addiction
is found in Surrender

August 12, 2020

Holding on is believing that there’s only a past; letting go is knowing that there’s a future. – Daphne Rose Kingwa Letting go can be a terrifying notion. What will life look like on the other side? How will I possibly make it through the grief? What if I can’t do it? These thoughts can […]

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Opioids and Alcohol Use

May 28, 2020

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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Underlying causes of Addiction

We dive into the underlying causes of addiction, what to know and how to be able to help someone in need. Addiction is thought of as a secondary disease. It is thought of that way because most often it is secondary to something else. In other words, there is some other problem that addiction is […]

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