Webinars

EHN Online Webinars

Interested in keeping up-to-date with the latest research on mental health and addiction? Participating in EHN Online’s webinars is an excellent way to access important information about research, programs, and best practices to help those struggling with mental health or addiction.

Upcoming Webinars

INTERNATIONAL RECOVERY DAY: Navigating a Life in Recovery

With Colette Currin and special alumni panel (Sept 30)

  • Explore what codependency means and how it influences an individual’s treatment journey
  • Summarize the research landscape on codependency and future directions
  • Understanding that living in recovery is in fact a rollercoaster
  • The importance of creating a community while in treatment that goes far beyond the facility

Past Webinars

Inclusion and Diversity: Understanding Mental Health and Substance Abuse in Indigenous Communities

With Lauren Melzackl and Elizabeth Montgomery (Aug 5)

  • Recognizing that Indigenous communities experiences a heightened level of both mental health and substance abuse issues
  • Understanding the necessity for inclusive and diverse mental health and addictions treatment
  • How and where to seek help
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Supporting Healthcare Workers - Minding Your Mental Health

With Sandeep Marwaha, Jennifer Maddan and Ian Rabb (July 15)

  • The rising problem of mental health and addiction among healthcare professionals, especially during the pandemic
  • How to find and build resilience
  • Suicide prevention
  • Introduction to EHN Canada and our range of inpatient, outpatient, and online programs offered at industry-leading facilities coast to coast
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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

Virtual Treatments for Mental Health in a Socially Distanced World

With Lanie Schachter-Snipper and Rochelle Hildebrand (Jan 28, 2021)

  • 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
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Introduction to WAGON and Online IOP

With Juliana Kulic, Michael Hathaway and Rochelle Hildebrand (Feb 19, 2020)

WAGON is an online outpatient clinic and ongoing aftercare platform. Our app uses a combination of video counselling and recovery planning to support those who can’t access addiction treatment in-person.
Whether you live in a remote community, have a busy schedule or work shifts, WAGON can provide you with high-quality treatment at home and on-the-go.

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WAGON – Virtual Treatment for Mental Health and Addictions while Social Distancing

With Jessica Stapleton, Michael Hathaway and Rochelle Hildebrand (Apr 16, 2020)

By using WAGON, our patients, alumni, and community members can continue to have excellent mental health and addiction care, even during COVID-19.
We want to reach out and help as best we can in these unprecedented times – especially for those living in remote communities, who cannot access the care they need.

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
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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
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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)

To view all webinars conducted by EHN, go to the webinars page on our main site.