October 31, 2019

We always knew that cocaine abuse was bad for you, but we did not know it was this bad…

Cocaine AbuseIt is well known that cocaine abuse is harmful to the brain and body and can cause long-term complications and death, however a recent study reveals new details about ex...

October 30, 2019

Food addiction is growing around the world, and although it definitely can be treated, there are several obstacles that must be overcome.

Challenges of Treating Food AddictionFood addiction and sugar addiction are terms that have been getting a lot of media attention ov...

October 29, 2019

Food addiction treatment faces challenges that are not present in alcohol or drug addiction treatment.

The biggest reason for this is that food addicts cannot completely abstain from food.

Second, food is almost everywhere you look in today’s modern world.

Avoiding food a...

October 28, 2019

Up to 57% of all addiction counsellors in recovery themselves – should they disclose their status?

Some say counsellors should maintain professional boundaries; others say their recovery provides a model for patients.

Are counsellors in recovery better than non-recoverin...

October 25, 2019

Did you know spending just 30 minutes with a puppy can positively affect your brain chemistry?

We look at the many benefits of animal-assisted therapy in addiction treatment.

Breaking an addiction is one of the hardest things you can possibly do.

That’s why the support of...

October 24, 2019

Their similar names often lead people to the conclusion that fentanyl and carfentanil are essentially the same.They’re not.

Fentanyl is between 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, which makes it a highly-addictive and undoubtedly a dangerous drug.

Carfentanil is 1...

October 23, 2019

Staying sober is very challenging when stresses come into play such as when you feel tired, sick, or are under emotional stress.

This is the time when it is easier to say ‘screw it’, and take a shot, drink, hit, or blast of something.

You’re only human right? How much...