National Day for Truth and Reconciliation – Recognizing the Residential School Legacy

If you’ve been paying attention to the news over the last while, you’ll be aware that Canada is marking a milestone this month. The country will recognize September 30th as the first ever National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Granted, there’s been a lot in the media when it comes to the federal scene, not … Read more

National Recovery Month: Why It Matters for Everyone

Thrive Recovery Community members in celebration of National Recovery Day

September is one powerful month. More than January, it’s often seen as a time of new beginnings, new routines and renewed energy. And that’s what makes it the perfect time to celebrate recovery in every way, shape and form.   What is Recovery Month? Every year, the dawn of September marks the beginning of Recovery … Read more

COVID-19 amplified the critical need for Gateway Recovery Centre’s first responder, military and frontline worker program

They put their lives on the line to help keep us safe every day — never more so than during the pandemic. Now Gateway Recovery Centre is helping first responders, frontline healthcare workers, military service members, and veterans struggling with their mental health and addiction. EHN Canada’s Joanna Anderson and Colette Currin tell us why … Read more

What’s the link between alcohol use and depression?

Some people drink in an attempt to “drown their sorrows”. Others say they drink to have a good time. But there is a reason that alcohol is classified as a depressant. The more you drink, the more depressed you may feel the next day. THE MANY LINKS BETWEEN ALCOHOL AND DEPRESSION The relationship between alcohol … Read more