September 02, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey
An inspirational story of one addiction counsellor and art therapist’s journey through addiction and recovery. She is happy to report that she is 20 years sober… and counting.
September 01, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey
These books take you through the lives of seven individual addicts from all walks of life. If you enjoy a good memoir, these are definitely worth reading.
August 29, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey
Talking to your children about your past addictions and recovery can be daunting. How old should they be? How do you tell them? What should you say? Find out here.
August 28, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey
Opioids account for close to 15,000 deaths by overdose in a single year in the United States (2008). In an effort to combat this, U.S. doctors are being asked to attend a course on proper dispensing of opioids. But attendance is optional. Will this help the opioid epidemic?
August 27, 2014 | Written by : Alastair Mordey
As everyone from kindergarteners to college students head back to school for a new semester this September, it is important to bring to light a rising trend: “study drugs”. Of course you won’t see any kindergarteners taking study drugs, but high school students and especially college and university students are at high risk for abusing these drugs.