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The Little Things That Matter in Recovery

For many people, including those with problems with addiction, it can be easy to get overwhelmed with the daily routine and pressures of life. These pressures can trigger emotional and mental responses in which we want to respond with ineffective behaviours, such as engaging in our addiction and put you at risk for relapse. The [...]

December 10th, 2018|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on The Little Things That Matter in Recovery

The Importance of Detox in Recovery

The long-term abuse of alcohol or drugs leads to an eventual physical dependence on a substance. Any attempt to cease or control the usage of these substances may result in acute withdrawal symptoms in dependent individuals. This is why the process of detoxification is specifically designed to treat the physical effects of withdrawal and to [...]

November 26th, 2018|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on The Importance of Detox in Recovery

Protecting Your Sobriety During The Holidays

Part 2 of our installment on coping with the Holidays and Recovery. Even though “tis the season”, for many for those in recovery these upcoming holidays can feel like a trying time when it revolves around being healthy and sober. Unrealistic expectations and over committing to people, places and things could have the costly result [...]

November 19th, 2018|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on Protecting Your Sobriety During The Holidays

RECOVERY and THE HOLIDAYS – Tips On How To Cope

Need help to cope with the holidays? Throughout the year there are many events such as weddings, birthdays and work parties that can make for difficult choices for someone who is in recovery. The holiday season always means more events and more temptation. Once in recovery, these types of events can be risky situations for [...]

November 12th, 2018|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on RECOVERY and THE HOLIDAYS – Tips On How To Cope

Marijuana Addiction – An Epidemic on The Horizon

LEEDS & 1000 ISLANDS - Chris Fagan, the owner of the 1000 Islands Wellness and Treatment Centre, is sounding the alarm on what he identifies as an upcoming addiction crisis with Marijuana. Chris started his treatment and addiction centre as a result of his personal experience with Fentanyl addiction and he see’s the warning signs [...]

November 5th, 2018|Addiction Rehab, Marijuana Addiction|Comments Off on Marijuana Addiction – An Epidemic on The Horizon