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Is addiction a disease? 11 questions with an EHN doctor

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The opinions expressed in this article are those of Dr. Charles Mackay and for general information purposes only. Despite its prevalence in Canada, there’s still plenty of misunderstanding surrounding addiction and substance use disorder. According to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, “one in seven Canadians aged 15 or older (about 3.5 million people) … Read more

EHN Canada launches Gateway Recovery Centre, their first treatment facility created exclusively for military, veterans, first responders, and frontline healthcare workers

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PETERBOROUGH, ON – EHN Canada is proud to welcome to its nationwide network Gateway Recovery Centre, a treatment facility dedicated for military, veterans, first responders, and frontline healthcare workers. …Read More

Recognizing and Building Resilience

As humans, we are no stranger to adversity. What is crucial, however, is the ability to navigate the challenges to our emotional and psychological wellbeing in a healthy way. Resilience is a powerful tool that helps people to not only survive but thrive in the face of even seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

Everyone experiences loss, grief, and stress – as humans, we are unfortunately no stranger to adversity. What is crucial, however, is the ability to navigate the challenges to our emotional and psychological wellbeing in a healthy way. Resilience is a powerful tool that helps people to not only survive but thrive in the face of even seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

A Work In Progress: Why Workplace Mental Health Matters

Mental Health Week – Work in Progress

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.