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Understanding Addiction: A Look at How Addiction Begins & How to Address It

No one starts out in life deciding they are going to end up addicted. Even people who grow up in difficult or destructive environments often swear that they are never going to end up like their parents, and are confident that they have the willpower to stay sober. Unfortunately, children who grow up in environments […]

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Addiction Hope Forum: First Responders and the Opioid Crisis

Tune in this week on the Addiction Hope Forum as we discuss the opioid crisis with Calgary Fire Chief Steve Dongsworth. Over the last year more and more of the people who come through our doors have been telling us how their lives were saved by first responders, including the Calgary Fire Department. To delve […]

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Fentanyl: Fighting the Crisis Together

Last year between January 1st and November 11th Fentanyl took the lives of 582 Albertans. That is an increase of 119 people per year since 2017. Calgary, our home city, had the highest number of deaths. 271 Calgarians lost their lives to fentanyl between January and November. These sobering statistics speak for themselves, but we […]

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