Inside an Addict’s Mind
Addiction
Can someone ever stop being an addict? Can a former addict limit their drug taking to simply recreational use? After you’ve stopped using, do you spend the rest of your life still craving your drug? By Delphine Caubet I met …
Living with Depression
Addiction
Sophie is disinterested with all that surrounds her. She doesn’t want to go out with her friends. All she wants to do is sleep all day. Let’s face it, Sophie is sad. By Delphine Caubet Her doctor diagnoses her as …
The Indigenous File
Community
By Raymond Viger I travelled the 14 communities To help out a bit, or to try to forget I travelled the 14 communities To forget the dark years When they tried to assimilate you To get you to forget your …
Students in Distress (Part II)
Addiction
Stress, anxiety, depression… The life of a student isn’t all rest and relaxation. Their mental health can be precarious. It’s a phenomenon that worries professors and doctors more and more. It’s talked about a lot in universities, and elsewhere. By …
Understanding PTSD
Addiction
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, happens after a traumatic event which has put the sufferer’s physical life or physical integrity under threat. By Delphine Caubet During this traumatic event, the person has experienced feelings of extreme fear and powerlessness. The …
Street Fentanyl
Addiction
Fentanyl is a powerful opioid that can be fatal if used without medical supervision. It is 100 times more powerful than morphine, and can easily cause an overdose. When sold on the street it is odorless and colorless. It is …
My Legal Drugs (Part I)
Addiction
I consider myself a manic-depressive. I haven’t been diagnosed as such, so I’m not on any medication. By Raymond Viger Medication can be an important thing to stabilize your life. But until now, I’ve passed on all that. My life …