12 Step: All You Need to Participate Is the Desire to Stop Using

12 Step: All You Need to Participate is the Desire to Stop Using Drugs EHN Canada

Opinion by EHN Staff Written by Chris Morris, Clinical Lead of the Outpatient Program at Bellwood Health Services. If you have the desire, you’re in!—that is 12 Step in a nutshell. You don’t have to say or do anything else, and nobody can make you. As soon as you decide you want to belong, no … Read more

Six Signs Your University Student Son or Daughter May Have a Drug Problem

Six Signs Your University Student Son or Daughter May Have a Drug Problem EHN Canada

Historically, university campuses have had high rates of binge drinking and drug use, and university students are a high-risk population for developing drinking problems and drug addictions. University students who are members of a fraternity or a sorority, who live on campus, or who are college athletes, are at particularly high risk. If your son … Read more

Twelve Signs That You May Have an Alcohol or Drug Problem

You should be aware of the signs of addiction, since early detection and treatment maximizes the chances of achieving a successful long-term recovery. The following are twelve signs that you may be addicted to alcohol or drugs. (1) You Crave It You have strong—sometimes uncontrollable—urges to seek out and use alcohol or drugs. You have … Read more

Six Signs Your University Student Son or Daughter May Have a Drug Problem

Six Signs Your University Student Son or Daughter May Have a Drug Problem EHN Canada

Historically, university campuses have had high rates of binge drinking and drug use, and university students are a high-risk population for developing drinking problems and drug addictions. University students who are members of a fraternity or a sorority, who live on campus, or who are college athletes, are at particularly high risk. If your son … Read more

Teachers with Addictions: You Can Change Your Life This Summer by Getting Treatment

Teachers with Addictions: You Can Change Your Life This Summer by Getting Treatment EHN Canada

The many challenges currently facing our educational system are making it more difficult than ever to provide Canadian students with an adequate education. Poor attendance, the ever-changing curriculum, and the stress of running a classroom with fewer resources continue to be problems for many teachers. On top of this list of growing concerns, is the … Read more