Residential Programs in Edmonton

In our last blog, we explored some of the general information sources for addictions treatment and addictions counselling in Edmonton, as well as some of Edmonton’s detoxification and stabilization resources.  A next step, for some individuals, may be to continue their recovery in a residential program. Choosing the program that is right for you or …

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Have you ever felt a pressing feeling of gloom that indicates to you that winter is coming? Have you noticed that you are not as cheerful in the wintertime or that you find it harder to get moving in the morning? For some individuals, the change in weather affects their everyday functioning. Seasonal Affective Disorder …

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Learning about ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) may be a term you have heard before but you may not know much about the specifics of it. ADHD is one of the most common disorders of childhood, affecting approximately 5-12% of children.  ADHD often continues into adolescence and may continue into adulthood in approximately 60% of cases.   …

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Why Girls Love Horses

Get My Fix, April 18, 2011 by Carley Sparks The notion that girls love horses falls somewhere between a predisposition for pink and hormone-related outbursts. It’s accepted as a societal norm. The question is why? What is it about horses that inspires the passionate and at times obsessive affection of young girls? And what keeps …

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