• Difference between Counselor and Registered Psychotherapist

    The words counsellor and psychotherapist are often used interchangeably. At the same time there are various arguments and debates about the differences between a counsellor and a psychotherapist. Some argue that there are many common activities, with little differences; while some argue that there are no differences and can be used interchangeably; while still others

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  • Effects of Alcohol

    There are more hospital admissions in Canada due to alcohol-related conditions than for heart attacks. In the year 2015-2016, there were up to 77,000 admissions, which is 212 on average per day, not including emergency cases (Noik, 2017). Globally, alcohol was related to over 3 million deaths per year in 2012, slightly more than lung cancer

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  • Alcohol & Suicide

    According to World Health Organization (WHO) 2014, the suicide rate in Canada was 11.4 per 100,000 in 2012. Alcohol has been involved in over a quarter of all suicide cases. Alcoholics are 120 times more likely to attempt suicide compared to non-alcoholics. Men are three times more likely to die by suicide than women. Men

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