Suicide Prevention Day

Written by Adam Fisher, a former Director at Renascent and EHN Canada, writer, researcher, and photographer. He has been in recovery since June, 2004. Today—World Suicide Prevention Day—ten Canadians will take their own lives.[1] Organized by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) and held every September 10th since 2003[2], World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) … Read more

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

Press Release: David Sack, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Elements Behavioural Health Joins EHN Canada’s Advisory Board

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TORONTO, July 2, 2019—David Sack, MD, recently joined the EHN Canada Advisory Board to share his expertise on mental health and substance use disorders. Dr. Sack currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Elements Behavioural Health and Promises Treatment Centers. He is also the Senior Vice President of Clinical Research at Comprehensive NeuroScience. …Read More

How Running Can Help with Addiction Recovery

How Running Can Help with Addiction Recovery

Opinion by EHN Staff Written by Mike Quarress, a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist at Edgewood Treatment Centre.   Summer solstice is just around the corner and EHN Edgewood’s Annual Twilight Run for Recovery is coming up this Friday, June 21. As an avid runner, it is one of my favourite Edgewood events. It brings together … Read more

Run for Recovery Raises Awareness and Money to Help Community Members in Need

Run for Recovery Raises Awareness Edgewood Treatment Centre Nanaimo BC

Edgewood Treatment Centre is preparing to host the ninth annual twilight Run for Recovery on Friday, June 21st. The route for the six-kilometre run (or walk) is around the beautiful Westwood Lake in Nanaimo, BC. Proceeds will go to the the Haven Society, a local Nanaimo organization that promotes the integrity and safety of women, … Read more