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
With school back in order, it is an excellent time to bring up reminders about drugs and alcohol, their safe and healthy use, and how to be self-reflective of problematic behaviours. Whether it’s middle school,
Recently, I’ve been reading many news stories on the addition of mental health programs in colleges in universities. I love it! Universities are a Hotspot for Stress & Anxiety
As a society, we value education. We want kids to graduate high-school and we want them to pursue a career through post-secondary education. That can mean college, trade school, art school, university and many others.
New research is providing further support for scrapping the ineffective Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) prevention program. In the study, led by clinical psychologist Patricia Conrod, teacher-led interventions with teenage problem drinkers were found to be significantly more effective
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. I can already picture it; green beer, packed pubs, leprechaun hats, and severely intoxicated 20- and 30-something-year olds. Originally a cultural and religious holiday recognizing Saint Patrick,
What is DARE? DARE stands for Drug Abuse Resistance Education. It was developed in 1983 in San Francisco, California to bring police officers in one hour/week for one semester at participating schools. Officers provided information