Drug Use

Drugs, Homelessness & Health:

This report presents the results of a harm reduction needs assessment survey among the most at-risk homeless youth in Toronto, identify barriers to appropriate health services, and based on the youth’s voices, make recommendations, and advocate for better programs to serve this vulnerable population. It concludes with 12 pages of recommendations.

Endorphins and You Part I – What the heck makes them so important!

Everyone that’s had something to do with drugs has heard about endorphins. They’re the “happy chemicals” in your brain that block pain. They’re also produced during certain acupuncture techniques, produce the “high” joggers get, and of course, what makes SEX worth all that trouble!

Another aspect however, though related to drug use (especially opiates), but not as well known to the “general public”, is the role endorphins play in the brain and in basic mental functioning.


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