Early Recovery: Three Things That Can Help Sustain Sobriety

Life during your first year of sobriety can sometimes be overwhelming.  Unfortunately, there is no guidebook or one specific path for everyone to follow during this time. Recovery is unique to each person.  However, every person seeking recovery needs to start by taking an inventory of their lives and beginning to make healthy changes and decisions.  This is a […]

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National Addictions Awareness Week – Addiction Matters

Every year, the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) leads Canada in National Addictions Awareness Week. Organizations from all over the country participate by holding events, blogging, tweeting and writing for national media outlets.  It’s a chance for the whole country to learn more about addiction, treatment and recovery, while working to break the stigma […]

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5 Signs You Might Have a Gambling Problem

While the signs of a process addiction aren’t much different from those of a substance use disorder, there are some key variations that are important to know. Whether it involves lottery tickets, betting on fantasy sport games, casinos, or online poker, compulsive gambling often has serious negative consequences.  From harmful financial losses such as bankruptcy and homelessness […]

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