Drug addiction and rehab research articles.

3 September 2020

Cannabis Addiction in Canada: Is there a Case for Worry?

Last week, history was made in Canada. We became the first wealthy nation in the world to legalize recreational cannabis use. Many citizens praised the government for their bold move in the right direction; citing evidence that legalization of marijuana will help to eliminate the black market and provide recreational […]
3 September 2020

Legalization is fast approaching, but it still won’t be legal to smoke up and drive. The Consequences Could be deadly

Yes, marijuana will soon be legal to consume recreationally in Canada. That being said, it’s up to the provinces to decide on nearly everything, and that includes how harshly to punish those who drive under the influence of pot. In many provinces, you will be treated as harshly as if […]
3 September 2020

Tabloids Aren’t Helping Addicts When They Report on Celebrity Parties And Their Drug Fueled Lifesstyles

Tabloid articles pop up every day. Some websites have content going up so fast readers forget what a horrendous pile of nonsense the last one was because they’re too busy reading the latest edition of “Famous Person Falls Down Sewer in Drug and Alcohol Bender Gone Wrong!”. While most of […]
3 September 2020

Addicted Workers and Why We Need To Help Them

Despite what many may believe, most folks who are addicted to drugs or alcohol are not mindless zombies that wander the streets of Vancouver’s east side accosting tourists and frightening people. While it is tragic that in a country like Canada that we offer so little to those people, it’s […]
3 September 2020

Celebrity Influence On Youth

It shouldn’t come as a surprise to many reading this that celebrities have more influence over how we think, how we develop as individuals and how we view ourselves, then they probably should. In 2018, and indeed for the past few years, and next few, it has been and will […]
3 September 2020

Marijuana Legalization and those Recovering from Alcohol Addiction

The future is quickly approaching! Thinking back to the years of the late 90’s and early 2000’s, the legalization of marijuana was still very much a taboo topic. With the exception of a few visionaries, most of the population at that time never thought they would see the day where […]
3 September 2020

Halifax Heat Welcoming Palm Trees

The summer can be an exceptionally hot and humid time in Halifax. The temperatures continue to rise with little hope of relief in the near forecast. These hotter summers have brought inspiration to the municipality’s horticulturalist, who has recently decided to dawn a traditionally tropical plant in some Halifax parks. […]
3 September 2020

Marijuana & Driving: Testing for DUIs

As the legalization of recreational marijuana quickly approaches, public health is at the forefront of conversation among government officials and advocates. Following in the footsteps of others who have decriminalized marijuana use, or even the use of all drugs, as is the case in Portugal, Canada is taking a huge step […]
3 September 2020

A Natural Addiction Treatment

The Benefits of Nature and Forest Bathing for Addiction Treatment at Drug Rehab Forest Bathing is a form therapy that was developed in Japan in the 1980s, and has become increasingly popular worldwide. Forest Bathing is the practice of spending time in the forest, and often includes practicing mindfulness, through […]