Covid-19 & Addiction

Increased Substance Use During COVID Heightened Fear of Relapse and Overdose Whether you are a regular drug user needing help, someone in recovery, or you’re watching someone vanish in the abyss of addiction; the past two years have been indescribable. Managing the insanity of the pandemic has not been easy for anyone with a history […]

Crystal Meth and its Dangers

Crystal Meth Crystal Meth and its Dangers If you do not know what a Crystal meth lab looks like, maybe this may give you a bit of an idea. Picture a beautiful spring morning when you walk outside to get a good whiff of fresh spring air, and you receive a pungent dose of ammonia […]

Opiate Related Death in Quebec

Opiate Related Deaths Overdoses in Quebec For immediate help with opiate addiction, call our toll-free number and talk to our referral counsellor today. They can help get the person enrolled in a drug rehab center in your area. It would appear that certain statistics have finally brought to light the dangers of opiate abuse in […]

Prescription Drugs Abuse – Federal Support

Federal Support for Prescription Drugs Abuse Prescription drug abuse is a major concern these days in our society, with many thousands of kids and adults now abusing prescription drugs. This only recently became a social problem that began back in 1995 when Oxycondone became available on the pharmaceutical market accounting for 90% of the US […]

Drug Substitution for Addiction Treatment

Substitute Drugs for Addiction Treatment If you or someone you know is struggling with a substitute drug and wants help call 1 888-488-8434 and speak with one of our referral counselors. They have been in the field of substance abuse for many years and have followed the changes in addiction treatment and what is being […]

OxyNEO or OxyContin

OxyNEO or OxyContin This new form of pain relief is Canada’s solution to an addiction epidemic found with OxyContin abusers. Within the last decade, it was observed that OxyContin and Oxycodone, prescribed as an opiate pain relief for those suffering from some operation or injury, has been on the increase and has attracted the attention […]

Opioid Crisis

Will decriminalization handle the Opioid crisis? Well to answer this question it would help to know something about what the Opioid crisis or epidemic really is. According to various sources offered through Google alert news, there are reported statistics of something on the order of 10,300 overdose death related to opioid abuse between 2016 and 2018 in […]

Addiction; Viruses and Degrading Health

Addiction; Viruses and Degrading Health In such a time as this, where global attention is on the coronavirus, it’s appropriate to increase awareness on a similar issue such as addiction. When a person abuses illicit drugs or alcohol health is compromised. People falling ill to viruses found in colds, flues or similar illnesses have weakened […]

Talking to a Drug Addict

Talking to a Drug Addict One of the most challenging things for a family member to face is the drug addiction of their son or daughter, husband, or wife. This extends to close relatives and includes friends of the family. How do you deal with a drug addict? Most addiction does not happen overnight; it’s […]

Through the Eyes of an Addict

Through the Eyes of an Addict Your son is abusing cocaine, your daughter is sniffing heroin, your wife is abusing her pain meds, and possibly your husband is polishing off a case of beer a day or 26oz of liquor. Maybe it is a close relative or friend who is smoking pot or crack or […]