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Addiction and Society | Addiction Recovery (Life After Treatment) | Our Program | Perfectionism | Technology

Confessions of a Drug Rehab Operator: We’re Not Perfect

Operating a treatment centre is a humbling profession. Like the baseball player having a great year when he gets a hit every third time at the plate, research shows treatment centres are performing far above

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Our Philosophy | Our Policy | Technology

Confessions of a Drug Rehab Operator: Screen Technology Policy

Staff at Sunshine Coast Health Center tries to keep discussion on client policies to a minimum. Still, client policy is important enough that staff and clients have weekly meetings to discuss ‘house rules’ such as smoking,

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Our Philosophy | Process Addictions | Technology

You Can’t Always Trust Your Instincts: Supernormal Stimuli and Addiction

What do stuffed toys, television and cheeseburgers have in common? They are all examples of supernormal stimuli. The term “supernormal stimuli” was first coined in the 1930’s by animal behaviour expert Niko Tinbergen who found

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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Relapse, Addiction & The Stages of Change

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

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