This CTV News story is about the rising need for residential addiction treatment services during the COVID-19 pandemic and the residential programs currently available at Bellwood Health Services in Toronto. They interview Cara Vaccarino, Chief Operating Officer of Edgewood Health Network, and Matt Kieselstein, a former residential patient at Bellwood Health Services.
An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is an addiction or mental health treatment program designed for individuals who need more structure and intensive treatment than they can get from standard treatment options such as one-on-one therapy, medication, and support groups on their own. Best suited for patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms, IOP’s can be as effective as residential treatment for many people.
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
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
TORONTO, July 2, 2019—David Sack, MD, recently joined the EHN Canada Advisory Board to share his expertise on mental health and substance use disorders. Dr. Sack currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Elements Behavioural Health and Promises Treatment Centers. He is also the Senior Vice President of Clinical Research at Comprehensive NeuroScience. …Read More