About addictions

This section of our website describes some of the effects and withdrawal symptoms of a number of different substances. You are welcome to read about them briefly here, but we recommend that you call us directly for more information and help. Trying to assess your condition by yourself can be risky. The information provided here is not meant as a substitute for professional advice or support.

For more detailed information about the effects, risks and withdrawal symptoms associated with a variety of substances and addictions, visit the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health website.