Stress, Shift Work, and Little Support: Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders In Canadian Oil & Gas Workers

Substance use disorders, including alcohol, are serious issues in the oil and gas industry. When left unchecked, they have devastating impacts on individuals, their families, and their communities. This article will look at the underlying causes, consequences, and treatment of substance use disorders. Substance Use Among Oil & Gas Workers According to Alberta Health Services, … Read more

How to Create a Comprehensive Addiction and Substance Use Disorder Policy for Your Organization in Canada

Comprehensive Addiction and Substance Use Disorder Policy for Your Organization in Canada EHN Canada

Approximately 1-in-25 Canadians over the age of fourteen have an addiction or substance use disorder (ASUD). This means that most large businesses in Canada will experience problems related to ASUDs and should have plans in place for how to address them. Occupational and workplace factors can increase prevalence The following occupational and workplace factors can … Read more

How Our Occupational Therapists Help Trauma Patients

Our Therapists Helping Trauma Patients EHN Canada

Most of us take for granted our ability to complete the most basic steps associated with self care and social engagement. We never really consider that brushing one’s teeth, taking a shower, or having even the briefest social interaction with a stranger may be an emotionally strenuous task for some individuals. Naturally, when a person … Read more

Integrated Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Concurrent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Is The Most Effective Approach

Integrated Treatment of Substance Use Disorders and Concurrent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Is The Most Effective Approach EHN Canada

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can develop after an individual has been exposed to a traumatic event such as death, serious injury, or a threat of harm to themselves or to others. When exposed to such events, it is normal to feel intense fear, helplessness, and horror, but in most cases, these feelings are eventually resolved—but, … Read more

Reduce Costs by Sending Your Employees to EHN Canada Facilities for Treatment

Reduce Costs Sending Your Employees for Addiction Treatment EHN Canada

When an employer sends an employee with a substance use disorder for public treatment, there is a low probability that the employee will successfully achieve recovery and return to work with normal productivity. Therefore, there is a high expected cost of disability pay and lost productivity. EHN Canada’s treatment programs have industry-leading success rates, meaning … Read more