March 5, 2014
Our big research project at SCHC found many interesting results. After analyzing all the data, we discovered study participants used drugs as a response to living a life that lacked personal meaning. This result supports
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October 10, 2013
“The critical juncture of potential drop-out is the client’s reactions to his or her first lapse” – Marlatt, 1994 Families of an individual with addictions are not only an important part of treatment, but more
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August 20, 2010
Geoff Thompson, Program Director for the Sunshine Coast Health Centre, discusses how internalizing a label such as depression or bi-polar disorder can negatively affect an individual.
August 10, 2009
Geoff Thompson, Program Director for Sunshine Coast Health Centre, uses Drew Barrymore as a positive example of an individual who overcame the negative stigma of addiction.
August 19, 2008
CMA has published a report card on health care that surveyed approximately 1000 Canadians on their attitudes toward health care, particularly mental health care. The findings show Canadians are ambivalent about people with mental illness and addiction problems but also shows support for professional treatment for these same individuals.