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The Opioid Movie

At Turning Point's Habitude™ Program we have seen 50% of our clients come to our Program due to Opiate Addictions. Many claim there Doctors were responsible for their addiction.  However, we have found that most had abused some type of substance in the past and...

Do our Doctors need more Addiction Training in Canada?

As the Program Director at Turning Point Habitude Program, I have had to opportunity to connect with thousands of Doctors across Canada and the United States and my answer would be emphatically 100% YES. Unfortunately, Doctors are given the task of writing mega scripts in their life time,...

Spiritual Wellness

As Nigel Turner was saying in a previous article, there is a spiritual sickness that happens when one becomes addicted to a substance. We have witnessed this with every client who participated in Turning Point's Habitude™Addiction Program. Many times, the individuals were in denial about...

Habitude™ Addiction program we have definitely seen an increase in individuals seeking help for their marijuana addiction.

At Turning Point's Habitude™ Addiction program we have definitely seen an increase in individuals seeking help for their marijuana addiction. Some are from individual's struggling with the physical affects of the drug,however most call when they are having difficulty concentrating at school or work. They have noticed...

Banning Oxycontin = A Bigger Problem Oxy ban means heroin boom

Did we really stop the opiate problem when we banned Oxycontin, or did we create a bigger problem ?  Our country does not have enough beds to help individuals who are addicted to Oxycontin. Many don't want Methadone or have not see enough success with their...

Effects of Long-Term Methadone Treatment

Long-term methadone treatment can cause changes in the brain, according to recent studies from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. The results show that treatment may affect the nerve cells in the brain. The studies follow on from previous studies where methadone was seen to...

Addiction is often described as a spiritual sickness…

By:  Partner in Recovery: Nigel Turner, B.S. (Econ), H.S.C., Member OACCPP Addiction is often described as a spiritual sickness, the same could be said for aggression and depression. What all these have in common is isolation and being cut off.  Spirit implies a connection between things...