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Tag Archives: Addiction

What to Keep in Mind on Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on: Tuesday, September 1st, 2020 under blog

Overdose Awareness Day was on August 31, 2020, and is an important topic we all should be made aware of. On average, since 2016,  3850 people have died from overdoses in Canada per year. Understanding individuals who struggle with substance use disorder, addiction, and drug use are not something we commonly think about, especially now […]


Experiencing Some Financial Stress This Holiday?

Posted on: Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 under blog

The well-awaited winter holidays are here: time with friends and family, partaking in festivities, and of course, gift shopping. Some can find this an easy extension to their holiday to-do list, others may find it stressful as they don’t know what to buy for their friends and family, and other times – they are spending […]


Ready To Quit?

Posted on: Monday, May 27th, 2019 under blog

In honour of World No Tobacco Day (on May 31st), we thought it would be appropriate to base our discussion around the topic of tobacco and lung health. Smoking cigarettes is said to be the number one cause of preventable deaths in North America. As well, smoking tobacco and being exposed to secondhand smoke significantly […]


Canada’s Growing Opioid Epidemic

Posted on: Monday, April 29th, 2019 under blog

You may have heard of Canada’s growing opioid crisis and the measures being taken to combat this epidemic. More than 9000 people have lost their lives to the opioid crisis in two years in Canada alone. The most common opioids are drugs such as fentanyl, oxycodone, and morphine. Doctors often prescribe these drugs to help […]