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Understanding Responsibility

We don't make personal Changes in a Vacuum. The Human being is a Social creature. We Have Families, we have Significant Others, and we have Friends, Colleagues, and Acquaintances. Once we have initiated and begun to make changes in ourselves it will have effect on the "others" in...

Why Sauna Therapy? What does heat do?

Eliminating toxins and drug residues from the body has been a core component of our alcohol and drug detoxification and recovery program since opening our doors four years ago.“What makes Hamilton's Turning Point different from many detox and rehab programs is its use of daily saunas, combined with hydration and therapeutic use...

Pain Drug Craving Occurs With or Without Risk for Misuse

Newswise — GLENVIEW, Feb. 27, 2012 -- Patients taking opioid analgesics for chronic pain who are not substance-dependent or addicted can frequently experience cravings to take more medication, but this behavior is not associated with pain levels or spikes in pain intensity, according to research...

The Importance of Change

A Secret Scrolls message from Rhonda ByrneCreator of The Secret and The PowerFrom The Secret Daily Teachings "When a big change occurs in your life it forces you to change direction. Sometimes the new path may not be easy, but you can be absolutely certain that there is magnificence...

Naturopathic doctors ensure quality care during program

Turning Point’s all-natural and holistic approach to alcohol and drug detoxification and recovery is enhanced by our partnership with two leading Naturopathic Doctors.Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) undergo a demanding, four-year post-graduate program focusing on restoring and maintaining optimum health in their patients by emphasizing nature’s inherent self-healing...

Substance Abuse in your workplace

A heavy toll on your bottom lineSubstance abuse in the workplace presents a serious liability for businesses – lost productivity, an increase in health insurance claims, serious injury and even death.Often times, business owners, managers and front-line supervisors are uncertain of how to deal with...

5 steps to Forgiveness

Holding grudges, suppressing our anger with substances, or hurting people in our lives that didn't cause the pain is not a healthy way to deal with pain. It keeps us stuck and full of resentment towards everyone and everything that is good. it keeps us...

How hockey got hooked on pills

SEAN GORDON AND ALLAN MAKI, THE GLOBE AND MAIL ~Last updated Monday, Sep. 10 2012, 10:51 AM EDT In a sport where pain is a constant companion, it’s not that hard to find relief.It seems self-medication, either with alcohol or pharmaceutical-grade opiates, may be as much a...