• 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
  • Thank You – Living My Life in Recovery

    “I’ve been given the gift of a new way of life.” Dear Linda, (Interventionist at Together We Can – Profile) It has been a process in itself for me to realize the importance of living my life in recovery, a life that I could not have attained without your... Read more
  • Second Stage Transitional Housing – Client Testimonial

    Living at the TWC recovery house has been the single most important decision and experience that I have been a part of coming out of treatment. These past 4.5 months living at the Victoria, BC house has transitioned me almost seamlessly from the bubble of treatment to the real... Read more