Strategies for a Happy Halloween in Recovery

Halloween is coming up, meaning costumes and candy for some, and triggering situations for those in recovery. Halloween parties present a challenge—the chaos and temptation are rampant and dressed-up partygoers will likely be of no help, offering treats of all sorts, and maybe drugs and alcohol to go along with them. If staying at home … Read more

Suicide Prevention Day

Written by Adam Fisher, a former Director at Renascent and EHN Canada, writer, researcher, and photographer. He has been in recovery since June, 2004. Today—World Suicide Prevention Day—ten Canadians will take their own lives.[1] Organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and held every September 10th since 2003[2], World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) … Read more

The Benefits of Yoga for Addiction and Trauma Recovery

Opinion by EHN Staff Written by Lisa Nixon, an employee at Edgewood Treatment Centre. Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfilment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world, … Read more

Six Signs Your University Student Son or Daughter May Have a Drug Problem

Six Signs Your University Student Son or Daughter May Have a Drug Problem EHN Canada

Historically, university campuses have had high rates of binge drinking and drug use, and university students are a high-risk population for developing drinking problems and drug addictions. University students who are members of a fraternity or a sorority, who live on campus, or who are college athletes, are at particularly high risk. If your son … Read more

Twelve Signs That You May Have an Alcohol or Drug Problem

Twelve Signs That You May Have an Alcohol or Drug Problem EHN Canada

Attending university can be stressful for many young adults and university campuses have high rates of binge drinking and drug use. University students are a high-risk population for developing drinking problems and drug addictions. If you live on campus, are a college athlete, or are a member of a fraternity or a sorority, you may … Read more