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Initiative zeroes in on youth drug/alcohol abuse

Trying to paint an accurate picture of the extent of youth drug and alcohol abuse in any community is difficult, but two Waterdown area moms, working with others, are doing what they can to reduce its prevalence.While still in its infancy, the Healthy Communities-Healthy Youth...

Teen Habitude

By Steven Reinberg, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- One in five high school students in the United States has taken a prescription medication that was not prescribed for them, a new survey shows.Conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the survey...

Peace

"May today there be peace within.May you trust that you are exactly where you are meant to be.May you not forget the infinite possibilities that are born of faith in yourself and others.May you use the gifts that you have received, and pass on the...

“The Downside of High” by CBC’s David Suzuki

Teenagers who start smoking marijuana before the age of sixteen are four times more likely to become schizophrenic. That's the startling conclusion of some of the world's top schizophrenia experts, whose research is featured in the new documentary The Downside of High. The scientists' groundbreaking work on...

Auricular Therapy for Treating Substance Abuse

Auricular Therapy or acupuncture of the ear is a way to treat the entire body with acupuncture points located on the ear. This alternative medicine therapy mobilizes endorphins and enkaphlins opioid peptides, increases serotonin and dopamine neurotransmitters, and increases levels of substance P and cholecystokinin (CCK). ...

Travel Light

"If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiven, selfishness and fear."...

Susbstance Testing Kits

1. Drug Test 3 - Panel Screen Urine Kit THC/COC/OPI Habitude™  is now distributing Drug Test Kits. Drug Test 3 - Panel Screen Urine Kit THC/COC/OPI is a great value combination test, FDA approved urine one-step, rapid drug test kit, detecting 3 most common drugs: Cocaine,...

Why people go to see a counsellor

Many people become counseling clients because, either in their own eyes, or in the eyes of others, they are involved in problem situations they are not handling well. These clients need ways of dealing with, solving and transcending their issues. In other words, they want...

Individual Counselling

Are you feeling overwhelmed and alone in dealing with a loved one’s addictive behaviours? At Turning Point, we understand that addiction is painful for family members, and that too often they are ignored in the healing process.“I tell people that they must be good to themselves...