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Teen Addict Needs Help: Mother

The mother of a heroin-addicted teen in Burnaby is calling for changes to drug treatment programs for young people. The teen, who is 16 years old and cannot be identified because she's a juvenile off...
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How Addicts Hide Their Demons

Many drug addicts become actors — professional or otherwise — to hide their illness, says an addictions counsellor in New Westminster, B.C. Jared Nilsson, a former heroin addict himself, says the pro...