A Work In Progress: Why Workplace Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Week – Work in Progress

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.

EHN Canada CEO Awarded Entrepreneur of the Year—Ontario

  EHN Canada already represents excellence in the addiction treatment industry, and now we’re getting noticed for entrepreneurial innovation and skill. Our CEO, Joe Manget, was recognized on behalf of EHN Canada by EY with their Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for Health and Life Sciences. After a lengthy process of nomination, interviews and adjudication, … Read more

Stress, Shift Work, and Little Support: Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders In Canadian Oil & Gas Workers

Oil & Gas worker blog

Substance use disorders, including alcohol, are serious issues in the oil and gas industry. When left unchecked, they have devastating impacts on individuals, their families, and their communities. This article will look at the underlying causes, consequences, and treatment of substance use disorders. Substance Use Among Oil & Gas Workers According to Alberta Health Services, … 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

How Our Occupational Therapists Help Trauma Patients

Our Therapists Helping Trauma Patients EHN Canada

Most of us take for granted our ability to complete the most basic steps associated with self care and social engagement. We never really consider that brushing one’s teeth, taking a shower, or having even the briefest social interaction with a stranger may be an emotionally strenuous task for some individuals. Naturally, when a person … Read more