EHN Canada Webinars

Take a deep dive into mental health and addiction topics with our knowledgeable and passionate speakers. Check back often for updates to our monthly schedule of webinars.


We’re pleased to announce that these webinars are eligible for continuing education units (CEU’s) recognized by the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF), Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), and College of Vocational Rehabilitation Professionals (CVRP)

Upcoming Webinars – 12:00-1:00pm est

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Pharmacology of Alcohol Use Disorder

With Dr. Tim Ayas (June 17)

  • Definition and epidemiology of Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Impact of COVID-19 on Alcohol Use Disorder
  • Evidence-based overview of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatments
  • Introduction to local treatment programs
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

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    Medical Management of Eating Disorders

    With Dr. Lynda Molleken and Dr. Kalam Sutandar (July 8)

  • Features of anorexia and bulimia nervosa, including comorbidities, prevalence and prognosis
  • Components of the physical assessment of patients with eating disorders
  • Overview of medical complications and management in the inpatient setting
  • Common medications to use or avoid
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

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    Managing Acute Opioid Withdrawal

    With Dr. Speranza Dolgetta (July 22)

  • Assessing the signs and symptoms of opioid withdrawal
  • Approaches to detox and medication-assisted management
  • Minimizing the risks of opioid overdose
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

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    Suicidal Ideation

    With Reza Toghrol and Amanda Meier (guest) (Jan 14)

  • Reasons that people develop suicidal ideation
  • Strategies or interventions that can be used to prevent suicide
  • When and how to seek help
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

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    Virtual Treatments for Mental Health in a Socially Distanced World

    With Lanie Schachter-Snipper and Rochelle Hildebrand (Jan 28)

  • Types of virtual treatment available for mental health and addiction – similarities and differences
  • Effectiveness of virtual treatment compared with in-person therapy
  • Overview of Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) – who they’re for, what they treat, and how they work
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

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    Healing Betrayal Trauma

    With Mike Quarress (Feb 11)

  • Reviewing the 13 dimensions of betrayal trauma experienced by partners of those struggling with compulsive sexual behaviour
  • Understanding betrayal trauma treatment principles
  • Coping strategies and ways in which couples can regain trust and intimacy
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

    Webinar Feb 25

    Our Youth in Need: Comprehensive Mental Health Treatment for Young Canadians

    With Richa Sharma and Lanie Schachter-Snipper (Feb 25)

  • Unique aspects and challenges to consider in mental health treatment for youth
  • The need for a full continuum of care for young people across Canada
  • Introduction to EHN Canada's youth treatment programs, including an online Intensive Outpatient Program and inpatient treatment (coming soon)
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

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    Understanding Eating Disorders

    With Terri Marques (Mar 11)

  • Recognizing the signs and symptoms of disordered eating
  • Interaction between eating disorders and mental health and addiction
  • Evidence-based treatment approaches
  • Overview of Bellwood's new inpatient Eating Disorders Program
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

    Webinar March 25

    The Link Between Trauma and Substance Use

    With Ryan Slobodian (Mar 25)

  • Understanding what trauma is including in the context of interpersonal/attachment issues
  • Reviewing how trauma plays a role in the addiction cycle
  • Identifying ways to manage trauma symptoms without substances
  • Principles of treatment in an inpatient vs. outpatient setting
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

    Webinar April 08

    Treating Concurrent Mood Disorders and Addiction

    With Dr. Mel Vincent (Apr 8)

  • Understanding the interaction between mood and anxiety disorders and addiction
  • Assessment strategies for identifying concurrent disorders
  • Treatment principles and special considerations in the medical management of co-occurring conditions
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

    Webinar April 22

    Recognizing and Building Resilience

    With Sandeep Marwaha, (Apr 22)

  • Understand the impact of stress on mental health, and know the signs of burnout
  • Define resiliency in a clinical context
  • Identify factors that contribute to managing adversity
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

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    Mental Health, Addiction, and a Pandemic: Assessing the Impact on Workplaces

    With Lanie Schachter-Snipper (May 6)

  • Impact of the pandemic on mental health and addiction
  • Understanding concerning signs and symptoms in the workplace
  • Recognizing mental health and addiction as diagnosable disabilities
  • Treatments available for different levels of symptom severity
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

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    Workplace Mental Health and Addiction Summit

    With Ian Rabb and guest panelists (May 20)

  • Industry panel discussion on supporting mental wellness in workplaces
  • Informative breakout sessions on addressing stigma, understanding assessment and treatment options, and return-to-work planning
  • Leadership panel discussion providing insight into EHN Canada's facilities and programs
  • This Webinar provides 4.0 Ceu’s​

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    Inclusion and Diversity: Understanding Mental Health and Substance Abuse in the LGBTQ+ Community

    With Ryan Slobodian and JuiceBoxx (special guest) (June 3)

  • Recognizing that the LGBTQ+ community experiences a heightened level of both mental health and substance abuse issues
  • Understanding the necessity for inclusive and diverse mental health and addictions treatment
  • What is involved in developing inclusive and diverse programming
  • How and where to seek help
  • This Webinar provides 1.0 Ceu’s​

    Webinars from 2020 can also be accessed below