EHN Canada’s Specialized Program Provides LGBTQ+ Individuals a Safe Environment to Overcome Substance Use Disorders

Staff Interview by EHN Guest Writer Written by Lorelie Rozzano, an internationally recognized author and advocate. At 12 years old, EHN Canada counsellor Lauren Melzack had a big secret. Lauren discovered she was attracted to the girls in her class. Terrified that her friends and family would find out, Lauren drew inwards. It was the … Read more

Queer and Present Danger: 5 Reasons Why LGBTQ+ People Have Higher Addiction Risk

5 Reasons Why LGBTQ+ People Have Higher Addiction Risk

Written by Andrew, guest writer for EHN Canada, film nerd, and crossword enthusiast. Before diving into a discussion about LGBTQ+ communities and the risk for addiction, I’ll start with a story from my childhood. When I was small, I would often wake up to find candy and small toys underneath my pillow. Where they came … Read more