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

Benefits of Traveling for Addiction Treatment

Traveling for Addiction Treatment Improves Long-Term Recovery When an individual has made the decision to visit a rehabilitation centre for their addiction, a few questions might come to mind first including, “Where should I go?”, “Should I stay near home?” and “Would I benefit from going away?” Oftentimes users will assume that it makes the [...]

February 12th, 2018|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on Benefits of Traveling for Addiction Treatment

President Trump Fails to Hit the Mark with Opioid Problem Plan

President Trump Fails to Hit the Mark with Opioid Problem Plan, Health Authorities Say With the White House’s plan to deal with opioid problem, the authorities have countered the Trump administration’s justice and health policies, according to advocates and politicians. On Wednesday, the Trump administration declared its launch for a commission that aims to study [...]

June 18th, 2017|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on President Trump Fails to Hit the Mark with Opioid Problem Plan

Marijuana Addiction: Know These Things before Seeking Treatment

Marijuana Addiction Marijuana addiction continues to plague Canada as one of the top substances that are most prone to use and abuse. The 2017 legalization of marijuana in the country is raising even more opposing views regarding this sensitive issue. There are several physiological and psychological aftermaths that are connected to the over-consumption of and [...]

November 1st, 2016|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on Marijuana Addiction: Know These Things before Seeking Treatment

Peer Coach: Who Is It and Why Have One?

Peer Coaching A peer coach is a vital person during the recovery period from addiction. A recovery addict goes through several activities and aftercare programs in order to maintain a sober lifestyle. There are support groups available that would certainly help you and give you the assistance you need especially in battling the evil of [...]

November 1st, 2016|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on Peer Coach: Who Is It and Why Have One?

These Addiction Recovery Successful Stories Will Blow Your Mind

Addiction Recovery These Successful Stories Will Blow Your Mind Recovery from substance abuse is definitely a life-long process and you’ll never experience the success you aim for without all the help you need. Addiction rehab programs and facilities exist for the purpose of helping recovering addicts continue on their quest towards an addiction-free lifestyle. Whether [...]

November 1st, 2016|Addiction Rehab|Comments Off on These Addiction Recovery Successful Stories Will Blow Your Mind