Mark your calendar & pencil us in to celebrate on Oct. 28th!

Mark your calendar & pencil us in to celebrate on Oct. 28th!

Enviros is celebrating 40 years of serving Alberta’s most vulnerable citizens. Save The Date: We would love for you to join us the evening of Oct. 28th at Heritage Park for our 40th Anniversary Gala featuring Keynote Speaker, Clara Hughes. Tables, Singles and VIP Tickets will be available.  Stay tuned...
A 55ft swing?

A 55ft swing?

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to swing from the top of a 55ft telephone pole, now’s your chance to experience it! At our Base Camp program, we have what’s called the “passage day” (last day at the program) swing. Check out Aly’s latest ride on it!
Stephen's Turning Point

Stephen’s Turning Point

As a part of our 40th year, we’re taking the time to celebrate “Turning Points” that both staff and clients have experienced over the years at our programs. This is Stephen’s account of his recent time at our Shunda Creek program for young men. Hello. My name is Stephen. I...
Tune in to hear Turning Point.

Tune in to hear Turning Point.

A podcast dedicated to telling the stories about the work Enviros does every day, as well as the broader field of mental health and addictions treatment. We currently have 4 episodes up right now that you will want to check out; Episode 1: Joe Roberts Episode 2: Base Camp’s Kelly...
Every story has a turning point.

Every story has a turning point.

Enviros provides intentionally designed, therapeutic programs that help children, youth, adults & families with mental health, addiction & other challenges, to develop skills & foster resilience that ultimately creates healthy communities.
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Postponing Proving Grounds Until 2017

After much work, thought and perspective, Enviros has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2016 version of Proving Grounds. With the current economic climate and the Ft. Mac Murray crisis still underway, it is important to be mindful and respectful of the needs of others as well as our own.  We are sad to... Continue Reading »

Episode 11: Letters to Addiction

This episode we take a short break from the Q&A, interview style that we’ve been doing with notable guests. Two weeks ago we heard that two of our former clients at Base Camp had passed away, and it got us reflecting on the work we do and the experience of our clients (both in the... Continue Reading »
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Episode 10: Glynnis Lieb on addiction and mental health from 3000ft

Today’s guest is Glynnis Lieb, Executive Director of the Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction in Alberta. The Lieutenant Governor’s Circle on Mental Health and Addiction is a charitable organization dedicated to helping reduce stigma related to mental illness and addiction, furthering public knowledge of the topic, shining a light on the positive... Continue Reading »
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Have you ever tried asking a teenager to meditate?

What recently published findings from an Enviros program teach us about how to build mindfulness skills in young adult males.   ‘An examination of Mindfulness Based Experiences Through Adventure in Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Young Adult Males: A Pilot Study’ written by H.L. Lee Gillis, Keith C. Russell & Whitney Heppner Blog by: Aly... Continue Reading »