Substance Abuse and Addictive Disorders

Individuals are addicted to drugs for many reasons mainly for pleasurable effects. Substances alter mental status, improve performance, relieve boredom, and to self medicate a mental disorder. Addiction is a chronic relapsing and treatable medical condition. It is most prevalent in all mental conditions. Addiction is a disease of the brain and not a judgment…

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Psychiartic-Mental Health Nursing

Canadian Standards of Practice for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse The goal of psychiatric mental health nursing is the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental disorders. The purpose of having standards is to provide direction for professional practice in order to promote safe, competent, and ethical service for clients. Standards are organized…

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Where To Go and What To Do In Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is an absolutely beautiful Province. If you haven’t already been to Nova Scotia, I highly recommend putting this on your “Places To Travel” list. I was fortunate enough to be born in this outstanding place, and I am so blessed that apart of my life took place in Nova Scotia. I lived in…

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Special and Romantic Things To Do For Your Partner

Being in a relationship is something I treasure so greatly and practice never taking for granted. I adore everything about being in a relationship with my partner Andy, and take deep pride in the bond we have created. It is my absolute favourite thing to see my partner smile and surprise him with romantic, exciting,…

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