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  • Tammie’s Story: Why I walk on the Road to Recovery

    By Tammie K., Graham Munro Treatment Centre Alumni I am participating in Renascent’s Road to Recovery Walkathon/Run to help give back the HOPE that I was given during my stay at their Graham Munro Treatment Centre (Munro). I had always lived with so much regret and disappointment that I had not made a better career … Continued


    Running Through Recovery

    It was just a few years ago that Brendan stumbled into treatment for alcohol addiction at Renascent’s Punanai Treatment Centre (Punanai), barely able to walk. Today, he’s lacing up his running shoes, training for Renascent’s Road to Recovery Walkathon/Run, to help raise funds for addiction treatment for people in need. Brendan knows all too well … Continued


    Alumni Perspective: Step Four

    Ashleigh H. I was asked to write about my step four experience. I’m sitting on a train as I reflect on this entire process, these past few months, and what surrendering to this program has done for me. My name is Ashleigh, I am 26 years old, and today I can honestly say I am … Continued


    Alumni Corner with Rich Clune

    During the holidays, all three Renascent treatment houses hosted a special movie screening of “Hi, My Name is Dicky”, a documentary about hockey player and Renascent alumni, Rich Clune. Following the film, Rich and one of the film’s directors tuned in over Zoom for a one-hour fireside chat and Q&A session with our clients, staff, … Continued


    A holiday to remember

    This holiday was like no other for our clients. For some, this would have been the first holiday in a long time with a roof over their head, a home cooked meal, and a gift under the tree.  Navigating the first weeks of recovery is challenging at the best of times, not to mention experiencing … Continued


    Our History: Looking ahead with gratitude and optimism

    Renascent celebrated 50 years of leadership in March of 2020. To commemorate our 50th year, we created a digital timeline highlighting the milestones and the people behind our most significant achievements. You can view the timeline at renascent.ca/1970-2020. Although COVID-19 remains a serious consideration in many aspects of our work, we continue to follow all … Continued