The 2021 Olympics have come and gone, but for many of us who tuned in from around the world, the games exposed internal tension between athletes and the games that won’t soon be forgotten. As the world watched, several high-profile athletes spoke openly out about their mental health struggles. Most notably, American gymnastics phenomenon Simone … Read more
Story by EHN Guest Writer MedComms Solutions Inc. Many people struggle with their mental health. In fact, anxiety and depression are some of the most common and debilitating illnesses.1,2 While you’re probably aware that medication and therapy can be effective, there’s another promising approach that you may have overlooked for mental health: your diet. WHAT’S … Read more
Story by EHN Guest Writer This article was originally published in Van Pride Magazine in July 2021. After coming out as gay at age 20, Trevor spent the next two decades struggling with addiction. Now, after completing a recovery program designed specifically for LGBTQ+ patients, he is ready to talk about coming back from the brink. … Read more
To help control the spread of COVID-19, people around the world have been asked to limit their social contacts, stay at home, and keep their distance from others for the better part of the past two years. While many of us are pining for our former social lives, and feeling hopeful as restrictions ease, its … Read more
No matter what your job is, there is always work to be done on your mental health or recovery from addiction. To complicate things, this pandemic changed the way we work dramatically overnight—and it has only made matters worse for many people. But there is something we can and should do about it. In honour of Mental Health Week, from May 3-9, 2021, we’re exploring the problem of mental health in the workplace, how it’s been intensified, and what you can do to help yourself and your staff or colleagues.