Addiction Myths and Facts

Monday, July 25, 2022

When we hear the word "addiction" we might tend to think of substances or alcohol.  While it is true that some people are addicted to alcohol or specific substances, addictions can also refer to behaviours that are causing problems in a person's life such as: online gaming, gambling, pornography use or sex. It is important to have accurate information in order to better understand and address addiction concerns.


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If you or someone you love are dealing with any kind of addiction and would like some help with this, our counsellors are here to help you. Call 519-452-4282 to make an appointment or email


Shirley Porter, M.Ed., RSW, CCC

Counsellor/Registered Psychotherapist

Coordinator, Counselling Services

Fanshawe College

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