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Welcome to our news 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.

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Tuesday, August 16, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Outpatient Treatment
5 Things To Do To Help Someone Struggling With Addiction

Watching someone you love struggle with addiction can be one of the most fearful and devastating experiences.  Whether you are new to this experience or have been watching someone struggle for years, there are a...

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Recovery
5 Relapse Prevention Tips. Break the Chains of Addiction.

Relapse Prevention Tips   Breaking the chains of addiction can seem impossible to do, but once you have gotten sober, there is a lot of addiction help available.   Having worked with thousands of people over...

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Tuesday, June 28, 2022| Addiction, Blog
What are the pro’s and con’s of government funded addiction treatment?

Why Free Addiction Treatment is Needed! We consistently receive requests about information on addiction treatment.  The pro's and con's of government funded addiction treatment is one question we get asked the most.  Firstly, any form...

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what to say during an intervention
Friday, June 3, 2022| Blog, Interventions, Outpatient Treatment
What to Say During an Intervention

Knowing what to say during an intervention and how to convey it! For years, families have reached out to us asking the common question; "what do we say during an intervention?"  The best practice is...

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Friday, March 25, 2022| Addiction, Blog
Ten Dollar Death Trip Documentary

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RTT8XJTl8I

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Pacific Interventions Addiction Treatment Program Stop the Addiction Stigma
Sunday, February 27, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Outpatient Treatment
Remove the Mental Health Stigma

The Mental Health Stigma For years, society has viewed mental health as a taboo subject.  Growing up learning not to talk about how we are feeling, or how we are struggling.  Go back even further...

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Pacific Interventions Addiction Treatment Program fentanyl warning
Tuesday, February 15, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Interventions, Outpatient Treatment
Warning! Fentanyl Crisis Increasing!

Fentanyl Crisis Now Number One Killer Fentanyl has hit almost every single person in the world one way or another.  Unfortunately there seems to be no end in site.  A child, a loved one, a...

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Pacific Interventions Addiction Treatment Program learn about common characteristics of drug addiction
Sunday, February 6, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Interventions, Outpatient Treatment
Common Characteristics of Drug Addiction

Characteristics of Drug Addiction There are a multitude of characteristics associated with drug addiction.  Subsequently, there are some common characteristics of drug addiction that every addicted person has to deal with.  Making compulsive decisions to...

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Pacific Interventions Addiction Treatment Program stop addiction stigma
Sunday, January 30, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Interventions, Outpatient Treatment
End Drug Addiction Stigma

Stop the Drug Addiction Stigma For years I have heard from various people that addiction is a weakness, or "if he wanted to stop he would."  It is time that we end the drug addiction...

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