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Anatomy of an Epidemic: 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 their Doctor's were responsible for their addiction. However, we have found that most had abused some type of substance in the past and admit...

Shortage of physicians qualified to treat addictions

Nova Scotia doctors now have a guide to help them treat opiode-dependent patients. The Methadone Maintenance Treatment Handbook provides the most current and effective information available, according to the provincial College of Physicians and Surgeons, which published the handbook. "We hope that better care for our methadone maintenance patients...

Traumatic Childhood May Increase the Risk of Drug Addiction

Previous research has shown that personality traits such as impulsivity or compulsiveness are indicators of an increased risk of addiction. Now, new research from the University of Cambridge suggests that these impulsive and compulsive personality traits are also associated with a traumatic upbringing during childhood....

The Habitude™Addiction Program has been successful as it use’s a common sense approach to a very complicated issue……one step at time….

Why Addictions Are So Hard To Break Peeling back another layer of the addiction onion Published on August 15, 2012 by Jennifer Kunst, Ph.D. in A Headshrinker's Guide to the Galaxy   Today I thought I’d put in my two cents about a question that has been studied and pondered extensively in...

The Habitude™Addiction Program is the missing link to most programs.

The  Habitude™Addiction Program is the missing link to most programs. It is true that our Country is lacking Addiction Resources. They are many good programs with incredibility long waits that result in very low success rates. There is a shortage of compassionate medical and non-medical withdrawal centers...

Young Adults Want to Recover from Addiction but Need Help to Make It Happen, Study Suggests

By: Tammy Francoeur September 27, 2012 Young adults do want to fulfill their dreams too. They don't want to be addicted and may not even realize they are...