Those who have had loved ones become addicted to drugs or alcohol know all too well that addiction is not a one-way street. The behaviours of those who are addicted affect all of their close friends and family in a negative way. Unfortunately, wh
If you are trying to defeat urges to gamble you may find yourself in a precarious position. It’s hard to stop gambling, especially when it’s something you struggle with greatly. You should always seek out professional support
There are many types of addictions. The most obvious are alcohol, tobacco, and other drug addictions, but even uncontrolled gambling or compulsive video gaming can become destructive and change lives for the worse.
Often when family becomes involved in caring for a loved one who is addicted to alcohol or drugs, they do not realize how they are themselves being affected by the situation they find themselves in and often they do not know where or how to seek
Homelessness is by no means easy, and when winter rolls around it becomes only more difficult. However, in many cases one of the most difficult things about being homeless is the depression that often follows those living on the streets. Unfortun
In British Columbia, people who have (or are perceived to have) mental disabilities can be detained in facilities for their benefit or for the benefit of others. For those in mental health detention, the loss of personal liberty is on