• “I Need a Sign Today” – Higher Power Revealed

    We are never alone. Power is with us so long as we humbly accept it on the grounds we still want it and seek it. Id like to share a story of my time in Vancouver while a client of TWC. To share with those who know a reminder,... Read more
  • Fresh Roots – Community Garden Partnership

    Together We Can is in partnership with the volunteer organization Fresh Roots, a non-profit society that "Grows Good Food For All". They do that through cultivating engaging gardens and programs that catalyze healthy eating, ecological stewardship and community celebration. Since the Spring of 2017, five volunteers from TWC have met at Norquay... Read more
  • Gratitude – An Addicts Offer To Give Back

    MY NAME IS WAYNE BINDER, I AM A DRUG ADDICT AND AN ALCOHOLIC. I AM 1 YEAR CLEAN AND SOBER TODAY JUNE 1 2017. If you or anyone you knows is suffering from drug or alcohol addiction I can help. Getting sober is the hardest thing I ever did.... Read more
  • A Soldier’s Story: Veteran Finds Home

    By Drake, Recovery Life News Posted: Feb 14, 2017 2:23 PM PST TWC Alumni and Veteran Paul Owen Speaks His Truth Paul is a Veteran of the Canadian Forces, proudly serving our country for ten years. I could get into detail about what Paul did during his time in the military, but I believe there... Read more
  • TWC Alumni Retreat 2016

     TWC Alumni Retreat – Mountain View Don Presland and Rodrigo Rementeria from the TWC Alliance Program had a vision that began earlier this year. On November 25th to November 27th of this year, this vision was realized and 20 TWC alumni took part in a weekend of fun, fellowship... Read more
  • CTV News – Fentanyl Overdoses – Front Line Workers

    Phil Western, an addiction counsellor at Together We Can, shares his thoughts with CTV News on the causes surrounding the fentanyl crisis in British Columbia, and some possible solutions. Western claims the dramatic rise in fentanyl use and subsequent overdoses is most likely a “matter of economics”. The use of fentanyl... Read more
  • Athletes In Recovery – The Nathan MacMaster Story

    I never thought I would be an alcoholic and a drug addict. I grew up in a loving & caring home. I excelled in school. Like most young Canadian kids, I had aspirations of being an NHL hockey player. I had everything a young kid with his whole life... Read more
  • Together We Can – Staff Spotlights

    Courtney Nichols – MC:AT, RCC Art Therapist, Registered Clinical Counsellor Courtney Nichols obtained a Master’s degree in Art Therapy in 2003 and is a Registered Clinical Counsellor in B.C. She is also Certified Cognitive Behavioural Therapist for anxiety disorders with additional specialty training and experience working in the areas of depression,... Read more
  • “The Best Job in The World” – Addictions Therapist

    “I think I have the best job in the world! I get to see the “gifts of recovery” in action…” This has been a big year. Starting to run addiction treatment groups at TOGETHER WE CAN has been one of the highlights. I just finished my 3rd cohort of a... Read more
  • TOGETHER WE CAN – Family & Alumni Summer BBQ

    Family and community connections are huge parts of Recovery. Knowing that life in recovery can be fun, and that families can draw strength from the fellowship is an integral part of the healing process. TOGETHER WE CAN puts a high value on positive and uplifting activities that bring us all together. TWC Family... Read more