7 Sources of Daily Inspiration in Recovery

7 sources of daily inspiration in recovery

Opinion by EHN Guest Writer Written by Chris Howe, public speaker, recovered alcoholic and addict, and firefighter. In recovery, I get inspiration from so many people, places, and activities on a daily basis. Especially in difficult times like these, with coronavirus and all its consequences, I feel it is crucial for my own growth and … Read more

Addiction Treatment and Recovery in a Time of Social Distancing and Coronavirus

Addiction Treatment and Recovery in a Time of Social Distancing and Coronavirus

Times are strange. With the constantly developing national and global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, people with addiction and mental health disorders may experience unique challenges with self-quarantine and isolation. We’ve had many calls to our Admissions Counsellors to discuss our infection prevention plan and learn about the precautionary measures that we’re taking to protect our patients … Read more

Understanding and Protecting Yourself From Coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Symptoms and How to Protect Yourself

This article was originally written and published on March 13, 2020. It was last revised on April 3, 2020 to reflect current data. The recent strain of human coronavirus COVID-19 has quickly spread around the globe. As of April 3rd, there have been nearly 1.1 million confirmed cases and nearly 59,000 deaths worldwide. News about … Read more

Queer and Present Danger: 5 Reasons Why LGBTQ+ People Have Higher Addiction Risk

5 Reasons Why LGBTQ+ People Have Higher Addiction Risk

Written by Andrew, guest writer for EHN Canada, film nerd, and crossword enthusiast. Before diving into a discussion about LGBTQ+ communities and the risk for addiction, I’ll start with a story from my childhood. When I was small, I would often wake up to find candy and small toys underneath my pillow. Where they came … Read more