Monthly Archives: September 2012

10 Biggest Mistakes in Picking a Drug Rehab Center #2

Ok…you have done your homework about drug addiction.  You see there are multiple forms of treatment for drug addiction and no one way works for everyone.  The second most common mistake is just phoning drug rehab centers and asking about “their program”. … Continue reading

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The Ten Biggest Mistakes in Picking a Drug Rehab Center

Picking a drug rehab center is no easy task.  There are all sorts of hurdles.  Convincing a family member or loved one for the need to change.  The cost.  Travel arrangements.  What is the drug treatment model and the drug … Continue reading

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Vancouver Donation to Train Doctors in Addiction Medicine

Gold Corp has given St. Paul’s Hospital 3 million dollars to help train doctors in the specialty of addiction medicine in western Canada.  They hope to train 20 doctors in the next 5 years.  For the full details of this … Continue reading

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Why Does Quitting Drugs and Alcohol Feel so Bad?

We all know we should stop abusing drugs and alcohol.  But why don’t we?  One of the reasons is that detoxing can be uncomfortable and depressing.  When we first stop using, we certainly do not feel better.  We feel worse.  … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up Your Own House

Part of living today involves dealing with a lot of other people.  We live in a very specialized world so getting anything done will require you to contact and communicate with other people.  Most of us will work with other … Continue reading

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