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The comedown, crash, or rebound effect you get after taking drugs
(Verywell Mind, 2018-06-27)
A rebound effect, a crash, and a comedown, are all drug after-effects that cause different symptoms. It is important to understand each condition and how each set of symptoms plays a role in addiction.
5 harm reduction tips for heroin users
(Verywell Mind, 2018-07-02)
If you use heroin, you're taking your life into your hands every time you use. There are many risks and harms associated with heroin use and the drug trade that enables it. The only true way to avoid involving yourself in ...
Drug overdose signs and treatment
(Verywell Mind, 2018-03-07)
Knowing an overdose definition can save lives. We hear a lot in the news about people ending up in the hospital or even dying after taking an overdose of drugs, but what exactly is an overdose? Improve your understanding ...
What to expect from antidepressant withdrawal
(Verywell Mind, 2018-07-09)
Before you quit taking anti-depressant medication, consider why you are quitting. Remember, depression is a serious and potentially life-threatening illness if it is not properly treated. It's important to consider all of ...
Educational leadership development in the Greater Victoria School District using generative dialogue: Report on Wave I
(Royal Roads University, 2018)
This report documents the recorded experiences of principals and vice principals in the Greater Victoria School District, who voluntarily participated in the study of the first year of a new mandated approach to their ...
Hypnotherapy as a treatment for addiction
(Verywell Mind, 2017)
Hypnotherapy is an evidence-based treatment for addiction, which can also be used to treat a variety of other psychological difficulties. Hypnotherapy combines the psychological process of hypnosis with psychotherapy. ...
How to manage a drunk relative
(Verywell Mind, 2018-05-31)
Situations vary among adult family members of people who drink too much. You might be a drinker yourself, or you may have decided not to follow in your relatives' footsteps, but dealing with an older relative who is often ...
The fentanyl crisis
(Verywell Mind, 2018-06-12)
Although the medical use of fentanyl has declined recently, illicit fentanyl and its analogs and derivatives have become a significant part of the larger opioid crisis which has spread across the United States and Canada, ...
Indigenous mental health & substance use leadership research planning initiative: Preliminary report.
(Centre for Health Leadership and Research, Royal Roads University, 2018)
Promoting reconciliation through research collaboration between Xaaynangaa Naay and Northern Health Authority: Beginning the dialogue
(Royal Roads University, 2019)
This project was supported by the Government of Canada through a SSHRC Connection Grant, and builds on a previous project supported by a CIHR Planning and Dissemination Grant. The first project was focused on developing ...