Opinion by EHN Alumni Written by Bob, an Edgewood alumnus. My name is Bob and I’m an Alcoholic. I first went into treatment April 3rd, 2003 at Edgewood Treatment Centre in Nanaimo, B.C. and although I had been drinking heavily for the past 20 years, I was in complete denial that I needed help and … Read more
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.
Bellwood Health Services, a nationally recognized leader in the treatment of substance use disorders and related mental health issues, is pleased to announce that Dr. Ilan Nachim has been appointed its Medical Director. New to the medical staff at Bellwood, Dr. Nachim has shown great promise in leadership and exceptional patient care since joining Bellwood … Read more