Calgary

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...

Since the 1990s, opioid addiction has been increasing steadily, seeing a much larger increase in major cities in Canada, such as Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto. The majority of opiate abuse and the highest number of overdoses occur in Alberta and British Columbia. In recent years we’ve...

Intervention services in Calgary provide care for all members of society. The people who suffer from alcohol or drug addiction do not belong to one demographic. Addiction is a disease that can affect everyone, including teenagers and the elderly; the unemployed, people in trades, and...

Crack, coke, powder, ball, blow: these are the many names of cocaine that are used in countless drug deals across the streets of Calgary. And while many people think it’s just a party drug, the reality is that cocaine addiction quickly becomes a daily habit...

In 2018, Calgarians heard the sad news of Alexandra Sheichuk who left her home in Calgary and traveled 12000 kilometers to a monastery to seek help for her drug addiction. The monastery was well known for its detox program. Alexandra was a ballet dancer, who...

In Canada, 4460 deaths occurred in 2018 after overdosing on opioids – that’s one life every two hours. In Alberta, the total number of deaths related to opiate addiction was 775, and in British Columbia, the number of deaths was double that, reaching 1525. And...

Calgary intervention addiction services have helped many individuals and families enter into treatment programs and commit to a life of sobriety. Interventionists know that drug addiction can be treated successfully, but it’s not a simple process. Successful treatment has several steps including: Detoxification to arrest the...