When someone has a gambling problem, they tend to slowly lose control over how much time and money they are losing on the habit. This type of addiction puts immense stress on both the person affected, and their families for a number of reasons in
When struggling with depression, having a solid support system can be essential. That being said, the relationships of those struggling with depression are put under pressure, especially when the symptoms of depression rear up.
Our family counsellors are trained to observe family interactions. They also aim to understand and note the perceptions of any family member who may not attend sessions. This is sometimes the case, for example, when a family member has an addicti
If you are trying to stay sober through summer, you may have noticed that it can be quite challenging. Many people view summertime as a season of indulgence, including drinking to excess — or simply just drinking freely, which can be ve
If you think marriage counselling is just for couples with problems, you’re not alone, but you’re also missing out on a great resource. No couple is perfect and small problems often morph into bigger problems over time. For co
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