Team Blog

Drug Specific Information Series

  • Posted by Alex Sweet
  • On February 9, 2018
Addiction is chronic and progressive. It impacts every member of the family, regardless of who is using the substance. Addiction impacts the workplace/school environment and can impact any relationship around the individual suffering from the addiction. When an individual is living with an addiction there are many traits that they may exude. These common traits […]
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Methadone and Suboxone

  • Posted by Alex Sweet
  • On January 24, 2018
Like many individuals that I have spoken to in the past, I discovered I was completely ignorant and held a huge stigmatism toward harm reduction concepts. It wasn’t until after working in a harm reduction clinic for 3 years that I had a true understanding, and realized I was very wrong in my ways of […]
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Communication

  • Posted by Alex Sweet
  • On January 23, 2018
(How we convey ourselves and the importance of self-evaluation) To begin, there are three different forms of communication; written, verbal and non-verbal (body language). As humans, we have the need to communicate, our directives, thoughts, opinions, emotions and so on. If one is to be understood correctly, then one would be best to leave emotion […]
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Journey to Recovery

  • Posted by Alex Sweet
  • On January 21, 2018
Your Journey to Recovery Starts Here… Why do we call it a JOURNEY to recovery? Recovery does not come easily. There is no CURE for addiction. There is no “off switch” or “quick fix.” Recovery takes time and effort. It takes a lifetime commitment to bettering oneself and wellbeing. It is not simply about stopping […]
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