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A few questions and facts to ponder……

Did you know that exercising can be as effective for mental health as anti-depressants? Do you make time for your health or do you just wait to pencil in sickness? It takes just as much time and energy to stay active in addiction as it does to...

Habitude’s Community Support Group –

The Habitude support group offers support for individuals in Hamilton-Wentworth, Kitchener, Halidmand-Norfolk , Halton-Peel and Niagara Region…. but is not limited to these areas only. It offers support for family members, those in early recovery and those with long term recovery that understand that recovery is a...

2 stages to withdrawal…. acute and paws.

There are TWO stages of withdrawal   The first stage is the acute stage, which usually lasts at most a few weeks. During this stage, you WILL experience some type of physical withdrawal symptoms. Every drug is different, and every person is different. Different drugs have different affects...

What is Addiction?

This is one question that doesn't get answered enough.  People guess or assume the answer; but don't take the time to find out either. Unfortunately, the answer is necessary, as it will provide clarity for anyone concerned about a suspected problem. So here is one comprehensive answer: Chemical...

Successful lives

"Truly successful people always build each other up and support each others successes. They motivate, inspire, and push each other to be a better person, parent, or mentor...

POOL or PROGRAMMING? What will help in one’s recovery?

Whether it's a family calling or the individual themselves, some of the first questions that they ask about Turning Point's Habitude Program is strangely enough about the amenities.   Do we have a pool? Can they leave to go for a walk? Are they living by the water? Do we have...

Crisis’s? How many do I need to have?

cri·sis ˈkrīsis/ noun 1.  A time of intense difficulty, trouble, or danger. "the current economic crisis" synonyms: emergency, disaster, catastrophe, calamity 2.  A time when a difficult or important decision must be made. "a crisis point of history" synonyms: critical point, turning point, crossroads, watershed, head, moment of truth, zero hour, point of...

What is a good Dad?

By Tammy Francoeur Today is Father's Day and for many it is a day of celebration, gratitude, and reflection. Unfortunately, not every man who has fathered or raised a child is a good dad. An unhealthy father thinks: 1. Being a sperm donor makes him able to call himself...