Society’s understanding of gambling addiction and its causes has come a long way over the past few decades. A series of major studies on gambling addictions are pointing in new directions, identifying links between traumatic stress and
Often your life can feel out of order. Maybe there have been major changes or crises that you're facing and every day seems like an obstacle. Particularly if you do not want to turn to prescription drugs, vitamins might be of interest to you
Has gambling become a way of making decisions and getting through your day? Do you find yourself making arbitrary bets with yourself based on random happenings around you? “If the radio plays one of my favourite songs in the next 15 min
The City of Surrey will be celebrating Substance Use Awareness Week week of May 26. As a partner in the project I am passionate about increasing the awareness of Substance and Process misuse in Surrey.
How will you know if counselling is working? When will you feel that you and the counsellor are a right fit? These are hard questions to answer when clients are vulnerable and overwhelmed by a crisis in their lives.
Compulsive gambling is an uncontrollable urge to continue to gamble despite it taking a negative toll on your life. Because gambling can stimulate the brain’s reward system, similar to drugs and alcohol, it can lead to a severe addictio
The Responsible Driver Program (RDP) in British Columbia is a remedial program for drivers who have received alcohol or drug related prohibitions on their driving record. The program from the Province of BC is provided by Stroh Health Care, and i
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