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Permission to Heal, Granted: A Veteran’s Story

Alumni Interview by EHN Guest Writer Written by Lorelie Rozzano, an internationally recognized author and advocate. Born in Comox Valley, BC, Alec describes his childhood as “good.” Around age six, Alec recalls losing the vision in his right eye. His parents took Alec to the doctor, who couldn’t find anything wrong. The eye doctor said … 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

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

Four Tips for Thriving in Recovery

Opinion by EHN Staff Written by Lisa Nixon, an employee at Edgewood Treatment Centre. Recovery is about more than abstaining from drugs, alcohol, or other mood-altering substances. Recovery is about rebuilding relationships and discovering the opportunity that lies within yourself. In recovery, we can move towards a fulfilling life of hope and potential.  People recover … Read more