Drug and alcohol addiction are major problems in Canada. According to the Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey in 2012, roughly 22% of the Canadian population (approximately 8 million people) is experiencing a substance use disorder. A report from the United Nations states that Canada is the world’s largest producer of methamphetamines and ecstasy. However, the most abused substance in Canada is alcohol. Continue reading
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Is Addiction Hereditary?
Addiction is a major health problem, both mentally and physically. In fact, it is probably one of the most complicated illnesses to manage because it is has to be dealt with on both a physical and psychological level. Approximately one in eight adults struggle with drug and alcohol addiction at the same time and many are also struggling with a mental health disorder as well. American drug addiction statistics show that substance dependence is also becoming more prevalent among teenagers and children in the United States. Continue reading
Tips for Treating Addiction with Ibogaine
Ibogaine is a psychoactive drug that has been used to treat addiction for decades. However, Ibogaine is still relatively unknown by many people with drug and alcohol abuse issues. Although Ibogaine has the potential to reduce many of the physical and psychological effects of chemical dependency, its acceptance as a viable tool in the fight against opioid addiction is still highly debated. Continue reading