25 YEARS OF MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTION TREATMENT EXCELLENCE.

WELCOME TO EDGEWOOD. 

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QUESTIONS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 AND YOUR TREATMENT

EHN Canada continues to work with local Public Health Departments and follow best practices for Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) to keep our patients safe from coronavirus at all of our treatment facilities.


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ADDICTION TREATMENT DOES NOT STOP FOR CORONAVIRUS COVID-19

While we recommend coming in for residential treatment if that’s right for you, EHN Canada is committed to offering treatment to patients who cannot leave their homes during this time.

Online Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP):

  • Online IOP provides 9 hours of therapy per week, all online, for anyone who is struggling with addiction.
  • Patients can register by emailing us at [email protected] or calling us at 1-800-683-0111.

EHN Canada outpatient programs are now online. Regular schedules still apply.

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VIRTUAL CAKE NIGHT

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

In this new era of social distancing, we know that isolation can be very dangerous for successful recovery. We encourage you to continue to reach out to your sponsor, members of your home group and stay connected with other alumni more now than ever. To help stay connected please join us in celebrating your personal recovery milestones by participating in our Virtual Cake Night on March 24, 2020.

MEETING FORMAT:

  • Check in, sharing, acknowledgement of personal recovery achievements
  • Covid-19 support group. Supporting each other through uncertainties, managing stress, anxiety and fears.

If you are celebrating a recovery milestone, a record will be kept and we will mail you your well-deserved recovery chip or medallion! We encourage you to take part in this meeting, but you must register by emailing us at [email protected] by Sunday, March 22, 2020. You will simply need to provide us with your first name, last name and email address to successfully register.

Our Online Cake Night will be hosted via Wagon, our online outpatient clinic. You can join from any device with a microphone and camera. This includes computers, smartphones and tablets.

HOW TO JOIN OUR ONLINE CAKE NIGHT:

  1. On Sunday, March 22nd you will receive an email from Wagon with a link to the meeting.
  2. If you do not see this link, please check your junk mail.
  3. On Tuesday night, click the link and you will be placed into the meeting.

If you have searched your junk mail and still cannot find the link, please contact [email protected] and indicate that you haven’t received the link for Cake Night.

ELEVATED SAFEGUARDS IN PLACE TO PROTECT OUR CURRENT AND FUTURE PATIENTS AMIDST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

To continue to protect our current patient body at Edgewood, we are asking the following mandatory screening questions for any new patients being admitted to treatment and in need of our care.

  1. Have you traveled outside of Canada in the last 14 days?i
    • If YES, you are NOT eligible to come into our buildings or receive services.
    • If NO, please proceed to next question.
  2.  Do you have these symptoms: Fever, Cough, Difficulty Breathing or have had these symptoms in the last 14 days?
    • If YES, you you are NOT eligible to come into our buildings or receive services. Please contact your health care provider.
    • If NO, please proceed to next question
  3. Have you had close personal contact (see below definition) with anyone who has the following symptoms: Fever, Cough, Difficulty Breathing in the last 14 days, who has traveled outside of Canada?
    • If YES, you are NOT eligible to come into our buildings or receive services.
    • If No, please come into our building.

A CLOSE CONTACT is defined by:

  1. Provided care for the individual and/or had close physical contact with the person without consistent and appropriate use of the personal protective equipment; OR
  2. Lived with or otherwise had close prolonged contact (within 2 meters) with the person while the person was infectious; OR
  3. Had direct contact with infectious bodily fluids (e.g., was coughed on or sneezed on) while not wearing personal protective equipment

*We are no longer permitting outside non-essential individuals to come into the Edgewood facility or into the Ferguson Facility.

*If you are participating in any of our outpatient programs or aftercare services accommodations have been made for individual sessions or group therapy to be held in one of our onsite houses.

If you have to miss any of your scheduled groups due to these screening protocols please contact us as we will be offering elevated telephone or online support.

We continue to monitor this situation very closely. Our medical and clinical team are in close contact with Island Health Authority and we will continue to follow the guidance of BC’s provincial health officer and Canadian officials.

Stay safe, stay healthy and reach out to us if you need any support during this time. 250-751-0111 / 1-800-683-0111 or email: [email protected]

 

Standing strong on BC’s beautiful Vancouver Island, Edgewood is the perfect location to help you get your life back. 

We have mental health and addiction treatment programs backed by science, honed from years of research and experience, and supported by a thriving community.

Our comprehensive programs can help you recover from:

  • Alcohol addiction
  • Drug addiction
  • Trauma and addiction
  • Sex addiction
  • Trauma and Psychological Injury (PTSD)

We Treat the Whole Family

Addiction and mental health disorders hurt everyone. Children of parents with an addiction are more likely to develop an addiction themselves. Our family and children’s programs can help the entire family heal and find peace.

Caring, Experienced Doctors Provide Top Medical Care

Tired of not being heard? Waiting years for a psychiatrist referral?

Our full-time, on-site doctors are certified addiction medicine experts and have over 100 years of combined experience treating 20,000 patients. These doctors understand your struggle and know best practices in treating mental health and addiction disorders.

Research-Based Programs Designed for You

Our personalized programs include:

  • Detox and withdrawal management
  • 24/7 medical care and nursing support
  • Psychoeducation
  • Psychotherapy including CBT and DBT
  • Trauma-informed care
  • Anxiety and depression skills-based group
  • Group and one-on-one therapy
  • Relapse prevention and extended care
  • Nutrition and physical education and fitness

Aftercare, Your Secret to Recovery

Research shows aftercare is critical for successful long-term recovery. We’ve included aftercare in our residential treatment programs for all patients who complete treatment. We also provide the option of online aftercare through our Wagon Online Outpatient Clinic.

 

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