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Marijuana Use during Adolescence

Marijuana, or cannabis, is the most commonly used illicit drug in the United States. It acts by binding to cannabinoid receptors in the brain to produce a variety of effects, including euphoria, intoxication, and memory and motor impairments. These same cannabinoid receptors are also critical for brain development. They are part of the endocannabinoid system, which impacts the formation of...[ read more ]

Chronic Relapse and Attachment Theory

CanAm Interventions theory for Chronic Relapse is based on the theory of Attachment disorder.#canaminterventions Attachment theory is a psychological model attempting to describe the short and long term interpersonal relationships between human being Four different attachments in relationships :     -Secure Attachment occurs when children can rely on their caregivers to address their needs for proximity and emotional support...[ read more ]

Canada’s hardest hit drug infested areas in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The truth from a mother.  I see the damage and Shame of addiction. Last month I was in the Downtown Eastside, Vancouver, BC . One of the worst hit areas in Canada of drug Addiction and Mental Illness. It’s is beyond a description of emotional pain to watch the death in folks eyes looking for the next fix, pill or...[ read more ]

Whatever it takes to help/support untreated addicted persons with addictions or mental health diagnoses.

CanAm Interventions is here to help. Patricia Pike of www.canaminterventions.com Whatever it takes to help/support untreated addicted persons, to access treatment and recovery. I do think mental illness can be part of some persons with addictions and they need medication to support their mental health diagnoses. I believe addiction is related to the disease of disconnection / and disorganized attachment....[ read more ]

What is Attachment Dysregulation?

CanAm Interventions is here to help. Patricia Pike of www.canaminterventions.com   Attachment Dysregulation:     *Not having nurturing relationships in early childhood years. *Completely alone, detached from primary care givers. *Avoiding rejection & abandonment feelings. *Controlling others to gain meet personal needs. *Unrealistic expectations in relationships with others. *Creating drama to avoid intimacy. *Denial of internal emotional pain. *Fear to...[ read more ]

Certfied Intervention Professional (CIP)

CanAm Interventions is here to help. Patricia Pike of www.canaminterventions.com and www.interventiontrainings.com I am grateful beyond words to have people believe in my professional abilities. I am humbled by the families who call on me for professional help and I Am beyond excited to inspire other professionals.   In the last 10 months, I’ve had 94 people attend CanAm Intervention...[ read more ]

Family and Client Case Management Services:

Overcome Your Addiction, We Are Here to Help! At CanAm Interventions, we are available to help. Call today. Patricia Pike CEO of www.canaminterventions.com What is case Management?   Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual’s and family’s comprehensive health needs through communication and available...[ read more ]

Addiction is the root to Childhood Trauma

Overcome Your Addiction,We Are Here to Help! At CanAm Interventions, we are available to help. Call today. Patricia Pike CEO of CanAm Interventions, 25 years specializing in the area of addiction and recovery. Our team are here today, to help your loved ones find a recovery solution. Attachment disorder is described as a mood, behavior and social relationships trauma, arising...[ read more ]

Screening questions for Families that have loved ones suffering with addictions.

Overcome Your Addiction. We Are Here to Help!     At CanAm Interventions, we are available to help. Call today. Patricia Pike CEO of www.canaminterventions.com This is a screening tool that can help you determine if your loved one has a problem: If you answer “Yes” to any of the questions, you need to seek professional help. Are you being...[ read more ]

What is Addiction?

Addiction is defined as a chronic disease, characterized by obsessive, compulsive and denial using and seeking drug or alcohol, despite adverse consequences. It is considered a brain disorder, because it involves functional changes to brain circuits involved in reward, stress, and self-control, and those changes may last a long time after a person has stopped taking drugs. Addiction is a...[ read more ]



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