EHN Blogs

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Recovery Without Leaving Work or Family?

Many people who know that they need help for substance use disorder…

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Gaps in Care for Canada’s Indigenous People

June is Indigenous History Month in Canada, and it’s an important time to recognize…

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Seeking Treatment for PTSD: The Recovery Process

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is by definition a set of symptoms resulting from a…

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Is the Women & Wine Connection Harmful?

As the “wine mom” trope has gained popularity, high-risk drinking among women…

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Types of Eating Disorders and Similarities With Addiction

Eating disorders aren’t always obvious. People who are struggling have a wide…

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Leading the way to hope

As Bellwood’s Senior Executive Director Joanna Anderson explains, she is doing the…

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Ending the Vicious Cycle of Concurrent Disorders

By Yvette Brown What is Concurrent Disorder? Also known as co-occurring, comorbidity…

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Recovery Takes Resilience

By Jeff Vircoe; Resiliency is close to the heart of what is…

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The Icing On The Cake

At EHN Canada’s Edgewood facility in Nanaimo, B.C., alumni show that sometimes…

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Five Questions to Ask About Addiction

Some people are good at hiding their addiction from the world, and…

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Using Mindfulness Principles on Your Recovery Journey

What is mindfulness? Being mindful is the practice of being aware of…

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The Sound of Music

By Jeff Vircoe Edgewood is using music therapy to help patients in…

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Both Doctor and Patient

By Jeff Vircoe; Photo Credit Melissa Fabrizio Dr. Ian King, a new…

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Surviving Battle and PSTD

By Jeff Vircoe Edgewood alum and military veteran Jon Donovan shares his…

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What Is Anorexia?

Anorexia nervosa is a mental health disorder that is characterized by extreme…

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