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 …
Stress and Distress
Addiction
Among the factors that accelerate the aging process, we find stress. By Raymond Viger Studies present stress in different forms and in different contexts. We say that students are stressed. Men are too. Parents are stressed. Women too… everyone is …
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 …
Coping with Stress
Addiction
Stress is a sneaky, insidious force that weaves its web inside your mind until all you see are shades of black. By Raymond Viger How we escape stress can cause us even more harm: alcohol, drugs, escapism… But not all …
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 …