Vancouver

Setting healthy boundaries is not something that many addicts and alcoholics are naturally inclined to know how to do....

I grew up in a very close loving family on a five acre hobby farm on the outskirts of Vancouver, BC. We never went without food, clothing or toys and there was no abuse to speak of. I never saw my parents drunk or fighting....

Opiates are among the most addictive substances in Vancouver. Thousands of prescriptions are written every month in British Columbia, by family doctors trying to help clients with pain management. Many people develop an addiction because of their prescribed opiate dose. Many doctors in Vancouver, British...

What Is Drug Addiction? Drug addiction is developed through a multitude of factors which form the ‘perfect storm’ and create the environment and opportunity for somebody to become physically, psychologically, and emotionally dependent upon illicit substances such as crystal meth, heroin, crack cocaine, prescription pills, and...

Being an “enabler” is a common term used when dealing with a family member or friend who has a loved one suffering with addiction. Although the term is used often, many people find it difficult to recognize the difference between enabling and normal helping. If...

Addiction to drugs and alcohol can be devastating - not only to the addict but to the friends, family, and those surrounding them. When it comes to drug and alcohol addiction, disaster, heartache, and grief tend to go hand-in-hand - whether it’s destructive behavior, being...