Alberta

The opioid epidemic is taking lives and tearing families apart across Calgary and the province of Alberta. More people die in Calgary of an accidental drug overdose–usually an opioid–than from any other cause of accidental death. Alberta Health says 449 people died from opioid overdoses in...

Witnessing a loved one struggle from abuse of alcohol is one of the most painful experiences anyone can face. The problems that alcohol causes are easily spotted, yet your loved one persists. As a caring person, you are probably wondering how to help through an...

Admitting drinking has become a problem in your life can be very difficult and confusing for anyone. No one wants to admit that their misuse of alcohol is hurting themselves and/or their families. You do not start drinking expecting alcohol to become an issue ever....

If you or somebody you know is struggling with a drug and/or alcohol addiction in Alberta, there are plenty of resources readily available to help. When it comes to addiction, recovery is ultimately the only option available, before dependence on drugs and/or alcohol can turn...

When somebody you know is struggling with a substance abuse disorder, it’s absolutely heartbreaking to watch them suffer through their addiction. A lot of times when an individual is suffering through addiction, they don’t realize how out of control their problem has gotten, or don’t...