Dangers of Cannabis: A Cautionary Tale

Dangers of Cannabis—A Cautionary Tale

My fears regarding cannabis turned out to be true—I was immediately hooked and I smoked as much as I could get my hands on. It relieved that overwhelming fear of being maladjusted to life. Moreover, I had unresolved traumas and weed reduced my anxiety, my anger, and the flashbacks that I suffered due to my post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I was smoking every hour, like some alcoholics drink. As I mentioned before, I was previously an honors student, but I failed two courses that year.

Understanding the Potential Harms of Cannabis with Dr. Teplin

Harms of Cannabis - Drug Addiction Treatment Centers in Canada

Dr. David Teplin is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Richmond Hill, Ontario and an adjunct professor in the doctoral program in clinical psychology at Medaille College in Buffalo, New York. He sits on the editorial review board of several peer-reviewed clinical journals. He also chaired the Canadian Psychological Association Task Force on the Legalization … Read more

Wagon: Mobile Clinical Care for Addiction Recovery

Wagon: Mobile Clinical Care for Addiction Recovery

November 12th through 18th is Digital Health Week in Canada! On this occasion, we are pleased to introduce Wagon: Canada’s first clinical care app that allows healthcare professionals to monitor and connect with their addiction recovery patients. Wagon is an app that is designed to facilitate the tracking, monitoring, and support of addiction recovery. Patients … Read more

Safety precautions against COVID-19

COVID-19 should not prevent someone from being able to receive life-saving addiction and mental health treatment. Rest assured that we are taking every step possible to protect our current patient population from contracting the infection.

Our facilities have policies and protocols in place to protect patients, including screening new patients, limiting visitors, and moving aftercare groups to online meetings.

Continue to our action plan to see what we are doing to protect our patients from COVID-19.