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

9 Tips to Help You Cope with Life after Lockdown

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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.

Holidays with Your Family in Recovery: From Surviving to Cherishing

Jo Colette holiday picture blog

Written by Jo Colette, recovered addict, tattoo artist, and mom. The holidays with your family–whether in-person or virtual–can be stressful and demanding, but Jo shares how she survived her first Christmas in recovery back with her family, as well as her tips and tricks that you can use to thrive over the holidays. This article … Read more

Recovering Through the Holidays: You’re Not Alone

Woman with mask outside during holidays

With only two days until the last night of Hannukah, nine days until Christmas, and preparations for all kinds of (virtual) festivities in full swing, we at EHN Canada want to wish you a very safe and happy holiday season. If there was ever a year to celebrate it being nearly over and to connect … Read more