Misconceptions About Virtual Addiction Treatment

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With Lindsay Coutts, MEd RP, Clinical Counsellor, EHN Canada Outpatient Services

There is ongoing stigma already associated with both mental health and addiction treatment, but there are common misconceptions regarding virtual offerings that need to be addressed. People tend to think that telehealth options have less qualified practitioners, lack of security, and should only be used as a last resort. An ongoing barrier to accessing treatment is having to put your life on hold to complete inpatient treatment Telehealth offerings are implemented to ensure patients can ease into treatment from the comfort of a familiar environment. Join Lindsay Coutts, Clinical Counsellor at EHN Canada Outpatient Services, as she discusses the benefits and common misconceptions of virtual addiction treatment.


  • Address the myths and misconceptions regarding virtual addiction programming
  • Understand that addiction treatment does not have a one size fits all approach
  • Discuss inequitable access to virtual care
  • Explore concurrent overlaps with mental health and addiction care

Date: August 17, 2023 – 12pm ET, 9am PT

Duration: 1-hour (45-minute presentation followed by a 15-minute Q&A)


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