Six Signs Your University Student Son or Daughter May Have a Drug Problem

Six Signs Your University Student Son or Daughter May Have a Drug Problem EHN Canada

Historically, university campuses have had high rates of binge drinking and drug use, and university students are a high-risk population for developing drinking problems and drug addictions. University students who are members of a fraternity or a sorority, who live on campus, or who are college athletes, are at particularly high risk. If your son … Read more

How to Create a Comprehensive Addiction and Substance Use Disorder Policy for Your Organization in Canada

How to Create a Substance Use Disorder Policy for Your Organization

Canadian organizations that effectively implement comprehensive addiction and substance use disorder (ASUD) policies experience a range positive outcomes, most of which directly increase employee productivity or reduce the organization’s costs in the following ways:
Increasing employees’ performance and productivity
Reducing absenteeism
Improving safety metrics and reducing the frequency of accidents
Increasing employee retention and reducing turnover
Decreasing the cost of employee benefits
Improving employee physical health, mental health, and morale

Teachers with Addictions: You Can Change Your Life This Summer by Getting Treatment

Teachers with Addictions: You Can Change Your Life This Summer by Getting Treatment EHN Canada

The many challenges currently facing our educational system are making it more difficult than ever to provide Canadian students with an adequate education. Poor attendance, the ever-changing curriculum, and the stress of running a classroom with fewer resources continue to be problems for many teachers. On top of this list of growing concerns, is the … Read more

What is “Love Addiction”?

What is a "Love Addiction" - EHN Canada Addiction Treatment

Written by Mike Quarress, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist at Edgewood Treatment Centre. Much controversy surrounds the idea of “love addiction.” People ask, “can one really be addicted to love?” But, one of the fastest growing 12 Step fellowships is Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous (SLAA). Heck, even Robert Palmer wrote a song with the … Read more