What Is Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) 10 June, 2020
Post-Acute-Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS) are mental and physical ailments that take place after acute withdrawal is complete, and they can last up to an entire year with on and off cycles of symptoms. They are caused primarily by the changes to the brain that took place during th.
Understanding Self-harm in Addiction Recovery 1 June, 2020
The world of addiction and substance abuse is often a challenging and daunting world. Thoughts, behaviours, and emotions are often sent askew with the presence of harmful and mind-altering substances in the body and mind. Emotions and beliefs can become overwhelming for some, and.
Oxycodone Side Effects 19 May, 2020
Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic and short-acting opioid. As a form of pain-relieving drugs, it is often prescribed by doctors to help people relieve moderate to severe pain. The chemicals in the medication can change how our central nervous system and brain respond to pain.  .
Understanding Drug Addiction 15 May, 2020
There is a certain stereotype attached to the phrase 'drug addiction' and this is not a fair assumption. For many people battling with drugs is a daily nightmare and can ruin lives and relationships. In this article, we are going to explore what drug addiction truly means and wha.
Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Addiction 8 May, 2020
Heroin is a diamorphine that can be processed in multiple ways with several different additive agents. Some are stronger than others depending on what methods and substances are used in the making of heroin. This article will help open your eyes to some potential signs of heroin .
Gambling Addiction and Getting Help 30 April, 2020
Like any other 'vice' or guilty pleasure - drinking alcohol, smoking a cigarette, overeating - gambling is seen as something common among current society. And similarly to the vices aforementioned, dabbling in circles of gambling and betting can be the start of a slippery slope. .
Brief Intervention and Motivational Interviewing for Addiction Recovery 13 April, 2020
Addiction treatment is there to ensure that you or someone you care about gets the necessary help. Whether you are looking for help for yourself, or for a member of your family or a close friend, understanding Brief Intervention (BI) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) could impro.
A Guide to Building on Your Values to Beat Addiction 6 April, 2020
To put it simply, values are what that are significant and important in your life.  They can be behaviours or features that guide and motivate our daily decisions. Understanding your personal values can help you find direction and fulfilment - especially as your progress in re.
How Is Tinder Affecting Your Mental Health? 30 March, 2020
Tinder and other dating apps are on the rise in the twenty-first century. For lots of people, it feels like a simpler, easier, and more efficient way to find a partner, and lots of people actually do. It is becoming more and more common for the start of love stories to be online .
Understanding The Difference Between Heroin & Morphine 23 March, 2020
Prescription opioids are probably one of the most well-known types of drug abused. While most people think of Oxycontin and its brothers and sisters, heroin and morphine are also commonly abused opiates. Despite their chemical similarities, one of them is actually a lot more d.