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Does Suboxone Help Opioid Users Get Sober?

November 19, 2018

Evidence-Based Treatment At Sunshine Coast Health Centre, we are constantly striving to be industry leaders in Canadian drug rehab and alcohol treatment. A large part of that is being an evidence-based facility. This means we
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What are Managed Alcohol Programs?

March 1, 2014

Recently, a CBC News article described a fairly unknown harm reduction method called a Managed Alcohol Program (MAP). While this article highlighted an initiative operating in Amsterdam, there are a few of these programs taking place
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Teaching Both Abstinence and Safe Drug Use in Addiction Treatment

February 7, 2014

As you may have heard, Phillip Seymour Hoffman died this past weekend on February 2nd 2014. You’ve probably read much on our society’s lack of knowledge and continued lack of support surrounding addiction, treatment, relapse,
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What Does “Harm Reduction” Really Look Like?

January 26, 2014

What do you think when you hear the term harm reduction? Many people envision needle exchange sites in places like Vancouver’s downtown eastside. However, harm reduction applies to many issues outside of drug and alcohol
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Indifference, not Harm Reduction, is the Real Culprit in Cuts to Treatment

April 23, 2013

A Vancouver Province article, Harm Reduction Just Keeps Addicts Enslaved, blames harm reduction for cuts in funding to treatment. It’s the classic harm reduction vs. abstinence debate. Was harm reduction responsible for the recent closure of
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