NSLAP WELLNESS TIP: Sobering facts about addiction

The following is an article excerpt from Homewood Health™, your health and wellness provider, on behalf of the Nova Scotia Lawyers Assistance Program (NSLAP).

“Addiction does not discriminate. Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, or culture, addiction impacts us all. In Canada, about four per cent of the population in a given year are diagnosed with a substance use disorder, while 21.6 percent will have a substance use disorder in their lifetime ... "

Read "Sobering facts about addiction" from your NSLAP provider, Homewood Health™.

Visit the NSLAP website at www.nslap.ca. For more information and support dealing with addiction, along with resources and counselling to improve your health and wellness, register with Homewood Health™ https://www.homeweb.ca. Please note that NSLAP is your “company” name when you register.

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