Teens & Drugs: How to Talk to Your Children

Teens & Drugs: How to Talk to Your Children It is very common for persons with a substance addiction to deny they have a problem and are reluctant to get the help they need. A good support system of family and friends can help bring to their attention the...

Addictions Recovery

Addictions Recovery The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that, like other types of chronic illnesses, recovery from substance use disorders and substance abuse is possible. As with any recovery, commitment and discipline are key factors. However, substance...

Substance Use Disorder

Substance Use Disorder Substance use disorder (SUD) has become an epidemic in North America. Lives are lost every day, and families are grieving and mourning their loved ones lost to this nightmare. We hear about it daily in the news; we see the images, hear the...
Community Education Initiative

Community Education Initiative

Community Education Initiative The Innova Community Education Initiative is an invitation to all organizations in the Tri-Cities and Lower Mainland, to educate and inform themselves about mental health issues. We invite the community to take us up on this opportunity,...
Helpful Tips for New Dads

Helpful Tips for New Dads

Helpful Tips for New Dads Here are some tips that new dads may find helpful. You may already have your go-to comfort and care strategies that work for you and your family.   Couple time It is important to spend quality time alone a couple of times a week. Simple...
Helpful Tips for New Dads

Challenges Faced by New Dads

Challenges Faced by New Dads Let’s face it, being a first-time parent isn’t easy. Although the birth of a child is a joyful and magical event, it’s not all cute, cuddly, and loveable an experience as we would like to imagine. The truth is, it can be an uncertain,...