Relapse and Fear For families with loved ones in recovery from addiction, the R-word is a very scary word. Family members typically fear relapse because they make sense of it as a disaster or failure
PTSD in BC’s First Responders – Let’s do the Right Thing and Look After Them I think most Canadians would be surprised by the care a suffering firefighter receives when he or she has to
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I think one measure of a good addiction treatment program is its ability to address the unique needs of individual clients. Over the years, our program has evolved to handle just about any situation. There
By Geoff Thompson – MA, CCC Program Director Lots of men who have participated at Sunshine Coast Health Center struggle with things beyond addiction. Some typical challenges are depression, anxiety and panic attacks, post-traumatic stress
Modern war and major disasters such as 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina have highlighted the horrendous effects of psychological trauma. Here are some rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): 23 percent in regions in Israel that
This article is a review of a two-day Dr. Donald Meichenbaum workshop for therapists presented by Jack Hirose & Associates October 8 & 9 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.