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. Click here to read the article


July 19, 2011 – Interview with Dr. Jennifer Melamed – CTV News

BCLC to gambling addicts: You don’t have a problem – by: Jon Woodward,


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. Click here to read the interview


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. Click here to read the full article

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