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  • New Partnership Brings Improved Access to Addiction Treatment for Indigenous Communities

    With a growing number of people experiencing substance use challenges, the need for increased access to high-quality addiction treatment has never been greater in Ontario. A new partnership between Renascent and M’Wikwedong Indigenous Friendship Centre (MIFC) is creating easier and faster access to life-changing addiction treatment for members of the Indigenous Communities of Owen Sound … Continued


    Renascent Laughs Raises a Record-Breaking $30,000 for Addiction Treatment

    Third annual fundraising comedy event has guests howling with laughter during a memorable evening TORONTO, Ont. (May 5, 2022) – Guests laughed the evening away in support of addiction treatment for people in need at the third annual Renascent Laughs: Laugh Together, Recover Together. This year more than 172 households attended the night of comedy, … Continued


    Working to Make Black History Month More Than History

    Black History Month has different meanings to members of the Canadian Black community. This is in part due to the Community’s rich diaspora. For Isaiah Gayle, Business Development Specialist at Renascent, the month’s meaning lies not only in reflecting on the struggles of Black individuals throughout Canada’s past, but also in shining a spotlight on … Continued


    Changes to Renascent Centre Names

    For more than 50 years, Renascent has been known for our quality addiction treatment and commitment to the health and well-being of the many communities we serve. With a new strategic plan to guide us for the next five years, we remain focused on ensuring our organization meets the needs of clients and reflects the … Continued


    Renascent’s Road to Recovery Walkathon/Run Raises Over $15K for Addiction Treatment to Help Those in Need

    TORONTO, Ont. (October 21, 2021) – Walkers and runners alike, laced up their shoes throughout September to participate in Renascent’s Road to Recovery Walkathon/Run to raise funds for Renascent’s addiction treatment programs and services. The month-long event, raised $15,500 for Renascent to provide accessible addiction treatment to those in need. “We are incredibly grateful for … Continued


    Anonymous Family Donates $300K to Support Renascent’s Continuing Care Program

    Generous donation will help support the long-term recovery of people experiencing addiction. TORONTO, Ont. (October 7, 2021) – Renascent, one of Ontario’s largest and longest standing addiction treatment centres, has received a $300K donation to support the long-term recovery of clients who complete inpatient addiction treatment. Through the donation made to Renascent’s Continuing Care Program, … Continued


    Renascent’s Vigil of Hope Shines a Spotlight on Addiction and Celebrates Recovery

    People across Ontario come together to acknowledge the impact of COVID-19 on addiction and mental health and show that recovery from addiction is possible  TORONTO, Ont. (September 28, 2021) – The evening sky was alight with candles as people from across Ontario gathered in person and virtually in acknowledgement of the impact of substance use … Continued


    Standing in Solidarity with Indigenous Communities

    Statement Toronto, ON, June 30, 2021 – With the recent discovery of unmarked graves at former residential schools in British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, we continue to stand face-to-face with tragedy and Canada’s history of racism, violence, and cultural genocide toward Indigenous peoples. Today, Indigenous people continue to live with the very real impacts of systemic … Continued


    Yielding Award Winners Named at Renascent’s Guardian Angel Event

    On June 17, Renascent named the recipients of its 2021 Yielding Family Legacy Recovery Awards – T.P. Sheehan, Sullivan Treatment Centre, Volunteer; and Cynthia Langill, Graham Munro Treatment Centre, Addictions Counsellor and Registered Psychotherapist. The award winners were announced during Renascent’s annual Guardian Angel donor recognition event, which was held virtually for the second year. … Continued