Together We Can – Addiction Recovery & Education Society

Over the past 25 years, Together We Can has become one of Canada’s most highly-recognized and effective treatment centres for drug & alcohol addiction.

Located in Metro Vancouver and on Vancouver Island, our mission is to educate and support men and families who are struggling with the challenges of substance misuse, and who desire a new, healthy Recovery Life.

TWC provides over 300 men with abstinence-based recovery programs and supportive housing opportunities in a therapeutic residential setting. Our addiction recovery programs, transitional housing, and aftercare initiatives provide residents with an integrated approach to rehabilitation.

Together We Can understands that long-term recovery is most successful when people are provided health and wellness supports for physical, mental, emotional and spiritual healing.

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2 days ago

Together We Can - Addiction Recovery & Education Society

Thanks to a generous grant from the Government of British Columbia, the TWC - All My Relations program is making it possible for everyone at the Together We Can - Addiction Recovery & Education Society to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of camping this summer.

Camping is more than just S'mores, swimming, and sunshine - there are numerous recovery, spiritual, and physical benefits to it as well.

When our clients are taken out of their regular surroundings, and placed into the peace and serenity of the wilderness, amazing things can happen:

There are no distractions from electronics, being in nature decreases anxiety, a sense of awe is often created, your level of exercise increases, your lungs get filled wish fresh air, socialization becomes easier, your sleep is more restful, and you take in more sunshine.

Recovery isn't easy, and any chance that we can take as a community to support the hard work our residents put into their sobriety is something we strive to do.

This weekend, residents, staff, and volunteers from our TWC - Alliance program will be heading out for our first summer camping trip thanks in big part to TWC All My Relations and the generosity of the Government of British Columbia.

Have a great time guys!

#twcrecoverylife #camping #serenity #summer
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Thanks to a generous grant from the Government of British Columbia, the TWC - All My Relations program is making it possible for everyone at the Together We Can - Addiction Recovery & Education Society to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of camping this summer.

Camping is more than just Smores, swimming, and sunshine - there are numerous recovery, spiritual, and physical benefits to it as well.

When our clients are taken out of their regular surroundings, and placed into the peace and serenity of the wilderness, amazing things can happen:

There are no distractions from electronics, being in nature decreases anxiety, a sense of awe is often created, your level of exercise increases, your lungs get filled wish fresh air, socialization becomes easier, your sleep is more restful, and you take in more sunshine.  

Recovery isnt easy, and any chance that we can take as a community to support the hard work our residents put into their sobriety is something we strive to do.

This weekend, residents, staff, and volunteers from our TWC - Alliance program will be heading out for our first summer camping trip thanks in big part to TWC All My Relations and the generosity of the Government of British Columbia.

Have a great time guys!

#twcrecoverylife #camping #serenity #summer

 

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What a fantastic program, such a good idea. Enjoy your summer camping TWC

Good call

You guys are amazing! We have our brother back.

Right on fellas! Don’t forget the fishing rods !!

Nick ra baby!!!

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1 week ago

Together We Can - Addiction Recovery & Education Society

This past weekend, volunteers, staff, clients, and alumni from the Together We Can - Addiction Recovery & Education Society took part in a weekend of fun and sportsmanship at the 2018 Fallen Warriors softball tournament.

Thank you to everyone involved in the planning and running of the event - we're looking forward to the 2019 Fallen Warriors already.

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This past weekend, volunteers, staff, clients, and alumni from the Together We Can - Addiction Recovery & Education Society took part in a weekend of fun and sportsmanship at the 2018 Fallen Warriors softball tournament.

Thank you to everyone involved in the planning and running of the event - were looking forward to the 2019 Fallen Warriors already.

#twcrewcoverylife

2 weeks ago

Together We Can - Addiction Recovery & Education Society

"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." Nhat Hanh

An act of kindness by a homeless man addicted to drugs turned into a life changing moment he never could have dreamed of.

Thank you to the team at Life Dental for changing Danny's life - PLEASE SHARE this video if your heart is as touched as ours.

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Iam Crying What a wonderful Smile Danny MacKillop... Hugs , You are so Inspiring !!!

I just cried again watching it damn

Thanks Jeremie for being there and capturing that moment...you did an amazing job....I watched it twice and had tears in my eyes both times....and special thanks to Life Dental...The Dr and her assistant for hours of there time dealing with me.....and Todd MacDougall for everything he has done...for him realizing that,me stealing from him was a result of me being an addict...that's what friendships all about! And especially all the people that contributed..and are continuing to send positive posts and messages!Wayne Binder for picking me up in Calgary...driving me here to Vancouver..all the while me laying in his truck complaining the whole way...and clothing me and doing everything he could to keep me comfortable. Jason Kirkwood for making that post....my Momand Betty Mcmullin-Reevescoming to find me....Daniel MacEachern for everything he has done for me....I mean the list of good things just doesn't stop there....These 12 steps are designed for people to make a connection to a Power greater than ourselves....and when that happens....it's nothing but amazing things happening. Quitting drugs an alcohol is just 1 of the many amazing things that happens as a result of the connection I've made

Danny you give capebreaten proud and hope for others

Amazing.

OMG DANNY YOU BROUGHT ME TOO MY KNEES WITH HAPPY TEARS .YOU ARE AMAZING AND TEACHING ME THAT THERE IS 100 % God and Help for this monster addiction . PLUS LOVE YOUR SMILE 😀

What a great story WTG Danny

😭 I love this!!! What an amazing story!

Love you brother @ Danny MacKillop

I am so so proud of you! Recovery is not an easy path but certainly worth it! Congratulations on your success so far 🙂 One day at a time

Amazon story danny great job

Great job to Todd S.MacDougall

Way to go Danny!! Simply Amazing buddy!! You have a lot of people pulling for you bro... All I can say is you truly are an inspiration to everyone. Keep you head up very proud of you!

We're all so proud of you Danny, & so, so happy for you. Your beautiful smile brightens all our hearts ❤

Drew Diggity our dentist

Smile is beautiful! You are so handsome. I'm just glad you are not letting those good looks go to waste...congratulations!

You are just as handsome as you were in grade 8 and that lovely personality still shines through. Wtg Dannie. Everyone is so proud of you.

And thank you Life Dental for doing this work out of your charitable hearts. TWC appreciates you all!

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