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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.

alcoholism in canada affecting family
Sunday, January 22, 2023| Blog, Outpatient Treatment

WHAT IS ALCOHOLISM AND HOW IT AFFECTS CANADIANS Alcoholism, also known as alcohol use disorder, is a serious and growing problem in Canada. According to the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, approximately 5%...

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methadone use for addiction treatment
Sunday, January 15, 2023| Blog, Outpatient Treatment
How Methadone Works With Addiction Treatment

How methadone is used for addiction treatment? Methadone is a synthetic opioid medication that is commonly used in the treatment of addiction to opioids such as heroin and prescription painkillers. It works by binding to...

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jeffery norell founder of pacific interventions & recovery solutions 18 years sober
Saturday, December 31, 2022| Blog
Jeffery Norell: His story of addiction to 18 years of recovery

As a 6-year-old child I was sexually abused. Soon after the molestation I was questioned about this abuse by my mother. My naïve pre-adolescent mind thinking I had done some something wrong, the first reaction...

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confused about addiction treatment approaches
Wednesday, December 28, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Outpatient Treatment

What is Addiction? Addiction is a complex and multifaceted disorder that affects millions of people around the world. It is a chronic condition that is characterized by the inability to stop using a substance or...

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Saturday, December 10, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Recovery
Why Relapse Prevention Skills for Alcoholism Create Long-Term Sobriety

Relapse Preventions Skills for Alcoholism Increases Long-Term Sobriety Relapse prevention techniques for alcoholism are strategies that can help individuals in recovery from alcohol addiction maintain their sobriety and avoid returning to drinking. These techniques can...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Recovery
Why Biophysical Treatment for Addiction is Critcal for Long-Term Sobriety

What is Biophysical Addiction Treatment? Biophysical treatment for addiction focusses on the healing the human body beyond the withdrawal stage.  It is well known that substance use disorder causes damage to the entire body.  The...

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Saturday, November 12, 2022| Addiction, Blog
Drugged High on Alcohol Documentary


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naltrexone vs antabuse for treating alcoholims
Tuesday, November 1, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Recovery
Naltrexone vs Antabuse, Which is More Effective For Treating Alcohol Addiction

What is the Difference Between Naltrexone and Antabuse? Use of pharmacotherapies along with psychological modalities to treat alcohol addiction has proven to be beneficial in preventing relapse.  Naltrexone and Antabuse (Disulfiram) are two drugs currently...

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Friday, September 30, 2022| Addiction, Blog, Outpatient Treatment
What To Consider When Looking For Alcohol Addiction Treatment In Vancouver

There are several alcohol addiction treatment services in the Vancouver area.  Most places treat alcohol and drug addiction with a 12-step method.  Although a 12-step method can be a good starting point, evidence-based treatments can...

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