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Education Workshop

Free anger management, wellness seminar

By Kristine Jean, Tillsonburg NewsThursday, May 2, 2013 5:06:56 EDT PMTammy FrancoeurA free anger management and wellness seminar is being held for Tillsonburg residents Wednesday, May 8 at the Carriage Hall.The information session runs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and is open and free of...

What is the extent of prescription drug abuse in Canada and elsewhere?

Available evidence suggests that Canadians are among the heaviest consumers of psychotropic medication in the world. However, there are few Canadian statistics on the number of people who use prescription drugs for nonmedical purposes. Indeed, there is minimal research information available regarding the extent of prescription drug diversion...

Are you with the Right Partner?

During a seminar, a woman asked," How do I know if I am with the right person?"The author then noticed that there was a large man sitting next to her so he said, "It depends. Is that your partner?" In all seriousness, she answered "How...

TWENTY THINGS A MOM SHOULD TELL HER SON

This is something I found today, and a little more light hearted. This is about a relationship between a mom and son, when son's are  not abusing substances and mom's are wanting their son's to live an independent, healthy life.It is about HABITUDE™ ( HABIT + ATTITUDE.)...

Importance of Healthy Father and Son Relationships

 Male-to- male-alcohol-related aggression (MMARA) i.e. Bar fightsBy Nigel Turner, Anger Therapist at Turning Point's Habitude™ProgramBar fights are a common occurrence partly because those in bar fights, particularly in the 20-35 age category, think that is the normal thing to do. Anger management clients who are...

Struggling to Hold Onto Your Sobriety? Try Helping Someone Else!

By DAVID SACK, M.D.Alcoholics Anonymous is founded on the concept of one addict helping another. This emphasis on service is not based on religious dogma or speculation, but rather decades of experience with what works in addiction recovery. Until recently, science has focused on discovering new...