• VetFit – Fitness and Recovery for Veterans

    If there is one thing that the current Toronto Invictus Games can teach us all, is that sports and fitness have an incredible capacity to give those suffering from injury, illness, and addiction a sense of belonging and an access point to healing and recovery. Together We Can believes... Read more
  • TWC Brings ‘The World Of Olympus’ To Vancouver PRIDE 2017

    After months of planning and anticipation, Together We Can came out in full force on August 6th at the 2017 Vancouver Pride Parade and wowed the crowd with an inspired float named "The World of Olympus." Read more
  • Portugal’s Approach on Drugs – Medical Issue not Criminal Issue

    16 years after making a bold move to treat drug use as a "medical issue" rather than a criminal issue, Portugal is now experiencing one of the lowest rates of overdose in the EU second only to Romania. Read more
  • Finding Serenity – Treating Addiction With Traditional Chinese Medicine

    TWC Health and Wellness Blog Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) views the body holistically. This holistic view takes into account what you eat, where you live and even how the weather affects your health. The basis of one’s health in TCM can be defined by how well their qi (chee) is... Read more
  • Home Is Where the Heart Is – Cape Breton

    Former Glace Bay man wants to help deal with addictions in Cape Breton Sharon Montgomery-Dupe – Cape Breton Post Published on June 7, 2017 GLACE BAY, N.S. – A former Glace Bay man says he knows full well about the addiction problem in Cape Breton. “I had a lot... Read more
  • Spend a Dollar on Drug Treatment, and Save More on Crime Reduction – NYT

    THE NEW HEALTH CARE  Austin Frakt – New York Times APRIL 24, 2017 The burden of substance abuse disorders can fall heavily on the families and friends of those who battle addictions. But society also pays a great deal through increased crime. Treatment programs can reduce those costs. For... Read more
  • TWC Premiere Elevate Gala

    Thank you for supporting Together We Can! Together We Can's Premiere Elevate Fundraiser at the Imperial Theatre on March 5th was a massive success. Our plans to increase our number of treatment beds and renovate our current facilities are now coming to fruition as Together We Can remains on... Read more
  • Talking Stick Festival 2017

    A Celebration of Indigenous Peformance and Art Long-time Together We Can staff member Bill Sinclair accompanied a group of our residents on a visit to the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre in Yaletown this past month. The Talking Stick Festival is an annual gathering of indigenous artists and... Read more
  • It’s Not Weak To Speak: Whistler Tire Flip

    Spreading Awareness About PTSD, Addiction and Mental Health Together We Can Staff members Mike Wilson and Nathan Macmaster drove up to Whistler on Sunday, February 12th with fifteen primary care residents in support of Terrance Kosikar and the “It’s not weak to speak – Not all wounds are visible” campaign. The... 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