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Substance Abuse & Addictions

Overcoming Addiction

At its core, addiction involves a desire to escape. Whether through shopping, sex, alcohol, eating, or many other possibilities, addiction strives to avoid, medicate, numb, or distort one’s reality. In many instances, addiction replaces the alternative of feeling negative emotions or physical pain. Reality becomes too much to witness, thus those who suffer from addiction

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Substance Abuse & Addictions

Problematic Gambling

While the odd lottery ticket, sports bet, or visit to the casino with friends might offer a fun and special chance to unwind, for many others these places and behaviours can become problematic and destructive. In many cases, problematic gambling can impact not only one’s financial means but also spillover into other areas such as

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