Category: Mental Health

Boredom

Many people find that boredom is a major trigger to using drugs, even if they may be at the right Methadone or Suboxone dose. You might use “only” once or twice a week. You might say that you are bored and don’t know what to do, so you use. You might find that hanging out …

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Surviving the Holidays

The Holiday seasons can be very stressful for many people. It is generally considered to be a time to get together with family and friends. You may feel that you don’t have people who want to hear from you. In all likelihood, the Holidays are probably the best time to make contact with people from …

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Depression, Anxiety, and Panic Attacks

Anxiety, Depression, and Panic Attacks are common complaints of people who use street drugs. Sometimes, these problems are actually a result of street drug use. Withdrawal from opioids can cause severe anxiety and depression. Being high on cocaine can cause anxiety. Coming down off of cocaine can cause depression. Prolonged use of marijuana can cause …

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Mental health check up

Check-up from the Neck Up. Have you ever wondered about whether you have depression, anxiety, or other mood issues? This website, brought to you by the Mood Disorders Association of Ontario, presents a questionnaire which can help you come to your own conclusions. This is not a substitute for professional help, but it can help …

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