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Alberta Opioid Reports Shows Calgary’s Fentanyl Crisis Continues

People are continuing to overdose on opioids in Alberta and the drug crisis is worsening by the day. A newly released report by the Government of Alberta states that in the second quarter of 2017, 119 people have died from apparent drug overdoses related to...

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3 Signs of Codependency and How it Can Hurt an Addict

Love for your child is an unconditional feeling that is often unparalleled to any form of love that you have experienced. But, when your love takes on the form of co-dependency, you are not only negatively impacting your life, but are negatively impacting your addicted...

Women interventionists will help women in recovery

Addiction within women in Canada is growing at an alarming rate and that means interventionists, like Andy Bhatti, have to develop a plan to help addicted women. In the past, substance abuse treatment was developed solely around the addiction and the other issues wouldn’t be spoken...

Having fun in the summer while staying clean & sober

Most addicts who decide to start living a life honest, clean and sober, often find that they are not entirely sure what to do with themselves on the weekends. But a clean & sober life does not have to be boring! Many addicts discover, clean...

Dealing with alcoholism
5 ways to stop the effects of alcoholism on your family

While alcoholism may seem like a disease that only one person goes through, it impacts the whole family. According to Health Canada, 3.1 million Canadians are drinking enough to risk immediate injury or harm. Another 4.4 million are at risk for longer-term negative health effects, including...

Canada Passes Law to Fight Drug Overdose Deaths

A new federal law is aiming to reduce the number of people who die from overdoses in Canada. Jane Philpott, Minister of Heath, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness and Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice, announced that the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act...

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Calgary’s fentanyl crisis: more drug interventions are needed

A newly released report has put Calgary at the forefront of fentanyl-related drug overdoses across Alberta. In the first quarter of 2017, 113 people have died from apparent drug overdoses related to fentanyl in the province. In comparison, 70 people died in the first quarter...

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7 Critical Considerations for Holding a Substance Abuse Intervention

People who have loved ones addicted to drugs or alcohol can often feel helpless and hopeless when it comes to fixing the situation. But if you’re willing, the possibility of helping a loved one conquer an addiction is possible. Here are seven things to think about...

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