Addiction Involving Work

Addiction Involving Work  
This is your message for the week of August 20, 2017 
Paige continues to explore more specific behavioural manifestations of Addiction. Last week she talked about Addiction involving food, this week the topic is work. Our society seems very focused on “so long as you’re working…” What? You’re healthy? Don’t have Addiction? Are ‘fine’? Often this is a fallacy and illusion. This topic may challenge many people’s attachment to work but, like all other parts of life, it can become distorted by the disease of Addiction.

These messages are developed by Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist and Clinical Services Director at HUM

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Addiction Involving Food

Addiction Involving Food 
This is your message for the week of August 13, 2017 
The focus with Addiction can be so much on alcohol and drugs (for people with the disease, family members, society and healthcare providers) that other manifestations of the disease get minimized or ignored. Food is one of these areas. Yet, Addiction involving food is a significant problem and is leading to many troublesome health outcomes (obesity, hypertension, cancers). This message explores further what Addiction involving food is.

These messages are developed by Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist and Clinical Services Director at HUM

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Stashes

Stashes  
This is your message for the week of August 3, 2017 
A few weeks ago, Paige talked about secrets that the disease of Addiction may keep (both from self and others). This week’s message explores that idea in a more specific area; that of the stash. What is a stash and is there such a thing in realms outside of drugs and alcohol? This is the topic of exploration for this week.

These messages are developed by Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist and Clinical Services Director at HUM

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Dropping the ‘s’

Dropping the ‘s’ 
This is your message for the week of July 30, 2017 
Language is important and the language we, even healthcare providers, are currently using to talk about Addiction perpetuates stigma and stereotyping. In this weekly recovery video, Paige explores language in this realm further and moving towards a coherency and consistency that would benefit all.

These messages are developed by Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist and Clinical Services Director at HUM

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Secrets

Secrets
This is your message for the week of July 23, 2017 
How many times has your brain told you, “Shhh, don’t tell anyone?” While our brain convinces us this is for the best (for ourselves and others), these secrets can kill, especially when Addiction is involved. In this video message Paige explores the reasons that we keep secrets and what is the healthy thing to do with them.

These messages are developed by Paige Abbott, Registered Psychologist and Clinical Services Director at HUM

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