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June 17, 2014 - Vancouver Sun Article
Around 800,000 Canadians use prescription opioid drugs, such as oxycodone, codeine, fentanyl, morphine and hydromorphone, according to the Canadian Alcohol and Drug Use Monitoring Survey.
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April 10, 2014 - Sexual Addiction: Dr. Jennifer Melamed
Sexual addiction is a complex addiction but there is hope! As a trained Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT®) Candidate, I am completing training developed by Dr. Patrick Carnes which requires attendance at multiple training modules and supervision with a CSAT Supervisor. It also requires ongoing education so that CSATs are experts in providing sexual addiction therapy. It is a rigorous process designed to help me best help you. Learn more about treatment for sex addiction including an initial (free) sexual addiction screening assessment, please visit www.sexhelp.com

July 19, 2011 - Interview with Dr. Jennifer Melamed - CTV News
BCLC to gambling addicts: You don't have a problem - by: Jon Woodward, ctvbc.ca





February 24, 2011 - Interview with Dr. Jennifer Melamed
Glynis Sherwood is a certified addictions counselor and provides counseling for a wide range of addictions disorders. On February 24, she interviewed Dr. Melamed.
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Medications Used in Recovery from Addiction - Dr. Jennifer Melamed

The core symptoms of drug addiction are a powerful and unexplainable compulsion and a craving to use a drug. Compulsions can cause you to continue using a drug even when you don’t want to, and cravings can cause you to start using a drug again after all your best efforts to quit. These are the key focus areas that we addiction physicians pay most attention to in terms of treatment.
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