What is Harm Reduction?

What is Harm Reduction?

What is Harm Reduction? “Canada currently finds itself at the intersection of two historic social phenomena with massive implications for public health. First, after decades of restricting public access to marijuana, on Oct. 17, Canada became the first major...
Environmental Risk Factors

Environmental Risk Factors

Environmental Risk Factors. “When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.” -Alexander Den Heijer “The opposite of addiction is not sobriety, but human connection.”-Johann Hari https://youtu.be/PY9DcIMGxMs When it comes to...
Recovery & Relapse

Recovery & Relapse

Recovery & Relapse “We started a group called ‘Moms Stop the Harm’ and we want to change how people view addiction. Not as a crime, but as a health and human rights issue.” Petra, ‘Moms Stop the Harm’ https://tinyurl.com/y5emxkf5 Petra believes that her son would...
I am not addicted!

I am not addicted!

I’m not an addict, I’m just experimenting, exploring my higher consciousness! I’m not an alcoholic, I just like to drink, it makes me feel good, it brings out the best in me! Following childhood, as we move from being a playful participant to an active contributor, we...
Honestly, we all lie!

Honestly, we all lie!

Honestly, we all lie! “We admitted we were powerless over our addiction— that our lives had become unmanageable.” Step One of Twelve Step Programs Recovery looks different for every person, but the steps to recovery are basically the same for everyone. The first...