Is Declining Life Expectancy in Canada Due Mental Health, Addiction, and Suicide?

Life expectancy in Canada declining. Grieving couple at friend's funeral.

According to a 2018 study published in The Canadian Medical Association Journal, life expectancy in Canada is higher than in the United States.[1] However, the rates of “deaths of despair” (i.e. poisoning, suicide, and alcoholic liver disease) have increased in recent years which may be contributing to declining life expectancy in Canada.[2] Should we be … Read more

EHN Canada CEO Awarded Entrepreneur of the Year—Ontario

  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

Addiction in the Media: Time Magazine Special Edition

Opinion by EHN Staff For a supposedly taboo topic, addiction has been getting an awful lot of media attention lately. Maybe it’s the fact that opioid addiction has reached crisis levels such that the Canadian and US governments have had to severely regulate painkiller prescriptions, or that Canadians are dying of fentanyl overdose at an … Read more

EHN Canada Participates in CRISM Opioid Addiction Research

As a provider of industry-leading substance use and addiction treatment, EHN Canada is proud to be selected for CRISM’s latest project.  Our government has realized that current public substance use treatment and public health initiatives in harm reduction do not always reflect evidence-based practice, so CRISM is turning to local and national leaders who successfully … Read more