Calgary

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...

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....

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...

It’s now time for the alcohol intervention with family members and caring friends. The issues from the alcoholic’s behaviour that has led up to the intervention today has been hard and very challenging with many concerns and questions about what happens after the intervention. Andy...

Answer as many of these questions as you can. If your answer yes, take a moment to look over the question and write out a honest answer or remember a situation when this has happened.  These questions will help with Step One of any drug...