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Welcome to our blog page.  This arena is built for the people seeking answers and information on living a life free of addiction, and the turmoil it creates in all those affected by this disease.  Drug abuse and addiction services are available throughout  the Vancouver area.  Join us in our informative and educational posts on addiction and recovery.

client who completed an after-care program at Pacific Interventions
Saturday, November 25, 2023| Blog, Outpatient Treatment
This Addiction After-Care Program Saved My Life

Gratitude for Pacific Interventions' Life-Changing Addiction After-Care Program I am writing this with immense gratitude and a heart full of appreciation for Pacific Interventions' addiction after-care program. This program has been nothing short of a...

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scared man needing intensive addiction treatment, worried about what to choose
Friday, November 3, 2023| Blog, Outpatient Treatment
Are Intensive Outpatient Programs Better Suited for You?

Exploring the Benefits of Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) Over Inpatient Programs In the field of addiction and mental health treatment, intensive outpatient programs (IOP) have gained popularity due to their flexibility and numerous benefits. Here...

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family substance abuse intervention
Thursday, October 26, 2023| Blog, Interventions
Substance Abuse Interventions in Canada: A Path to Healing

Substance Abuse Interventions Help Renew Families Substance abuse, including drug and alcohol addiction, is a pervasive issue that affects individuals and their communities worldwide. In Canada, as in many other countries, the devastating consequences of...

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urinalysis drug testing advantages and disadvantages in Canada
Monday, October 16, 2023| Blog, Outpatient Treatment
Urinalysis Drug Testing in Canada: Advantages and Disadvantages

Screening and Monitoring Pro's and Con's Urinalysis drug testing is a widely used method for screening individuals for drug use in Canada. This practice serves various purposes, from ensuring workplace safety to monitoring individuals on...

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alcohol affecting mind and body
Saturday, September 30, 2023| Blog, Outpatient Treatment
Alcohol Affects the Brain and Body: Unraveling the Impact 

How Alcohol Affects the Brain and Body "Alcohol affects the brain and body" is a statement we've all heard at some point in our lives, but what does it really mean? Beyond the buzz and...

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023| Blog, Outpatient Treatment
The Missing Link: The Human Connection in Online Addiction Treatment

The Missing Link: The Human Connection in Online Addiction Treatment Addiction and Connection Addiction is a complex and pervasive problem that affects millions of people worldwide. Traditional in-person addiction treatment has long been the standard...

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outpatient addiction treatment for busy people
Monday, June 12, 2023| Addiction, Blog
Outpatient Addiction Treatment For Busy People: A Path to Recovery

Outpatient Addiction Treatment: A Path to Recovery In today's fast-paced world, many individuals struggle with addiction while juggling demanding work schedules and personal commitments. The idea of seeking addiction treatment can seem daunting, as it...

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Saturday, April 29, 2023| Addiction, Blog
Harm Reduction vs Abstinence Based Recovery

Harm Reduction or Abstinence Based Recovery? For many years, abstinence-based approaches have been the mainstay of addiction recovery. However, in recent years, there has been growing interest in harm reduction as an alternative approach. The...

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Sunday, April 9, 2023| Addiction, Blog
Portugal’s Approach to Treating Addiction

Portugal's Leading Approach to Addiction Treatment Portugal's approach to addiction treatment has been hailed as a ground-breaking model for other countries to follow. Since 2001, the country has taken a unique approach to drug use,...

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