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  • 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


    Dear Ed, From Michel

    In 1986, in Ottawa, living was not an option for me anymore. I didn’t know Ed, but I contacted him in Aurora through a friend of mine in Ottawa who was his brother-in-law at the time. I apparently called Ed in the middle of the night, and told him to come and get me because I was very … Continued


    Dr. Vera Tarman’s 10th Renascent-aversary

    Dr. Vera Tarman is celebrating a decade of work at Renascent! To mark the occasion, we asked her to answer a few questions from the famous Proust Questionnaire.   When and where were you happiest?   I have a number of moments when I am happy.  Most are when I am feeling grateful. I think the publication … Continued