The Drug Class Blog

Nov 16

Are you Aware?

I have attached an interesting article from the Winnipeg Free Press,  we all think "our kids are OK", or "not that bad", or "they wouldn't do that"  but the truth is there are a lot more kids doing a lot more drugs than we think. This article doesn't even talk about alcohol, the number 1 drug,...

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Nov 15

It could be you

This could be any of us, but it is an interesting story pulled from News and Tribune. The truth about addiction is that it starts young,  if there is substance abuse in the teens there is a much greater likelihood that the person will have problems later in life.  What we do now does make a...

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Nov 12

Chronic Marijuana Use

Here is an Article from an Ontario Newspaper ( We need to all understand that the points they are making in this article are valid,  it isn't "just weed"   More Halton teens getting high Region eyes marijuana prevention programs GETTING HIGH: A worrying number of Halton teenagers...

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Nov 11


Seeking to forget makes exile all the longer; the secret of redemption lies in remembrance. Richard von Weizsaecker If we want to change we have to pay attention to where we came from.  The only way we can take control of our lives or start to get better is to take a look at what we have been...

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Nov 10


One of the main concerns about substance use is the frequency.  It seems that in the past few years teens are drinking more frequently than they used to.  Instead of just weekends it is becoming much more often.  Any day that there is a mid week holiday becomes another day to party.  This...

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Nov 09

FASD Prevention Support

Thanks to the Government of Saskatchewan there will be additional support for FASD Education and Prevention.  Education and Prevention Programs have been showing to save between 10 and 15 tax dollars for every dollar spent.  Here is the announcement. GOVERNMENT FUNDS FASD AWARENESS AND PREVENTION Agencies...

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Nov 07

What do you think?

Let us know your thoughts on our new season??  Also if you have questions you would like answered about Drugs, Alcohol, or substance use in general we can try to do that for you. Click the feedback link or the Contact Us (Private) link on the top of the page.  We will answer your questions...

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Nov 06

Marijuana Risks

It is always interesting to listen carefully to the debate about whether or not marijuana is a health or safety risk. Most people who like to use that drug are convinced it doesn't cause any problems. There are more studies coming out indicating that marijuana does cause health problems and certainly...

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Nov 05

A Refresher about Post Acute withdrawal

If you are struggling a bit with getting better take a look at this, it can help you understand whats going on and what to do about it. What Happens when we quit using Drugs and Alcohol Post Acute Withdrawal is the adjustment your brain has in life without chemicals. It is the time period when your...

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Nov 04

Welcome to Season 3

Season 3 of Drug Class is another opportunity to gain insight into substance abuse and addiction.  It gives you the opportunity to really figure out if your life is Better or Worse?

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