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  • Naloxone Kits

    Naloxone Kits in Kelowna

    When it comes to addiction, one of the things we have to be realistic about is the possibility of overdosing. This is a very real concern especially with the overdose emergency of opioids going on today. In the community, there are Naloxone kits available to …

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  • Family Together1

    Effective Substance Abuse Treatment Includes Family Involvement

    Many substance abuse treatment programs forbid family involvement and other contacts with the outside world, but studies have shown that involving loved ones in the treatment process can make it more effective and help the entire family unit start to heal from the substance abuse. …

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  • The Link Between Alcoholism and Denial

      Denial by both alcoholics, their friends, and family is one of the most powerful processes that keep the cycle of addiction going. It hides the damage and the importance the issue in ways that eliminate any chance of recovery. Facing facts with simple questions …

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  • Human Mind Min

    Stimulant Medication Misuse Raises Risks for Conduct Problems, Substance Abuse, and ADHD

    Investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital have determined that stimulant medication misuse increases the risk of conduct problems, substance abuse, and ADHD among college students when compared to peers who did not misuse stimulant medication. The investigators also discovered that the extended versions of this class …

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  • Art

    International Study Shows Mental Health Disorders Raise the Risk of Teen Substance Abuse

    An international review study has examined the relationship between high school student substance abuse patterns and psychiatric symptoms. The study involved a collaboration between researchers from the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University and the Federal University of Sao Paulo. The researchers determined …

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