Integrated Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Concurrent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Is The Most Effective Approach

Integrated Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Concurrent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Is The Most Effective Approach EHN Canada

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after an individual has been exposed to a traumatic event such as death, serious injury, or a threat of harm to themselves or to others. When exposed to such events, it is normal to feel intense fear, helplessness, and horror, but in most cases, these feelings are eventually resolved—but, … Read more

Substance Use Disorders and Malnutrition

Substance Use Disorders and Malnutrition - EHN Canada Addiction and Mental Health Addiction

A healthy diet and adequate nutrition are fundamental for the brain and body to function normally.  Unfortunately, individuals with substance use disorders often neglect diet and nutrition, along with family, friends, and other areas of self-care. The reality is that individuals suffering from substance use disorders exhaust their time, energy, and money pursuing their destructive … Read more

CBC Article on Cannabis Use, with Cara Vaccarino

CBC Article on Cannabis Use, with EHN Canada's COO Cara Vaccarino

CBC Life interviewed EHN Canada COO, Cara Vaccarino, for an article discussing common misconceptions about cannabis use. The topics they covered include the gateway hypothesis, cannabis use disorder, therapeutic value, and potential harms. Read it on the CBC website. Call Us If You Have Any Questions If you would like to learn more about the … Read more

How Eating Healthy Can Help You With Addiction Recovery

How Eating Healthy Can Help You With Addiction Recovery EHN Canada

Written by Munis Topcuoglu, Editor at EHN Canada. Eating a healthy diet helps you with addiction recovery by allowing your mind and body to work better and heal faster.  It helps you maintain your recovery by supporting your mind and body to function well consistently, thus maintaining your good health. Eating healthy helps you with … Read more

Sex Addiction: Too Much of a Good Thing?

Sex Addiction: Too Much of a Good Thing? Get Sex Addiction Help

Written by Munis Topcuoglu, Editor at EHN Canada. A valid definition and diagnostic criteria for “sex addiction” have long eluded experts because, historically, definitions and diagnostic criteria have either represented sexually oppressive cultural norms, or they have been vague and imprecise, requiring too much subjective interpretation. Cultural norms, oppressive or otherwise, are not valid bases … Read more