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I want to begin by acknowledging that this communication did not come out in a timely way and recognize that this has caused a gap within our leadership to the organization. In not speaking up we have caused hurt by not taking a stand against racism. For this, I apologize and am making a commitment to create change. The Black Lives Matter movement that started in the United States has also brought forward a demand for change within Canada and within...


OFFICIAL STATEMENT – High Fidelity Wraparound (HFWA) to Cease Operations

OFFICIAL STATEMENT High Fidelity Wraparound (HFWA) to Cease Operations It is with great sadness that we announce that the High Fidelity Wraparound (HFWA) program will officially cease operation as of February 2, 2020. This is the result of provincial budget cuts to the program.  We wish the very best to our extraordinary staff, as well as those we served via HFWA. Enviros has been utilizing High Fidelity Wraparound since 2007 and it has been an important guide in creating our practice frameworks over...


OFFICIAL STATEMENT – Wilderness Treatment at Base Camp to Cease Operations

OFFICIAL STATEMENT Wilderness Treatment at Base Camp to Cease Operations Calgary, Alberta (December 11, 2019) – Enviros has been informed by Alberta Health Services (AHS) that funding for our partnership, Wilderness Treatment at Base Camp, will cease effective March 31, 2020. Services at Base Camp, which provides wilderness addiction treatment programming to youth aged 12 to 17 years of age at a site in the Ghost Wilderness, have been funded by AHS and delivered jointly by AHS and Enviros staff since 2005. We...


Episode 19: Dr. Gary Burlingame and Sue Jenkins

This podcast we welcome Dr. Gary Burlingame (co-creator of the OQ Measures system) and Sue Jenkins, current CEO of OQ Measures. We talk about a range of things, from the development of the OQ Instruments, the importance of getting feedback on your treatment interventions, how to implement progress monitoring into your practice and a lot more. For those of you who have heard us talking about the “OQ” or “YOQ” on this podcast, Dr. Burlingame is one of the originators of...


Episode 18: Jeff Wilson

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Episode 17: Rob Long

RobLong.mp3 {"type":"audio","tracklist":true,"tracknumbers":true,"images":true,"artists":true,"tracks":[{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-content\/uploads\/2018\/01\/TP_Rob_Long.mp3","type":"audio\/mpeg","title":"RobLong.mp3","caption":"","description":"\"RobLong.mp3\" from Turning Point Podcast by Jeff Couillard. Released: 2016. Track 17. Genre: Podcast.","meta":{"artist":"Jeff Couillard","album":"Turning Point Podcast","genre":"Podcast","year":"2016","length_formatted":"36:37"},"image":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64},"thumb":{"src":"https:\/\/www.enviros.org\/wp-includes\/images\/media\/audio.png","width":48,"height":64}}]} Welcome to another episode of Turning Point! Rob Long is a young man in his early twenties who attended our Shunda Creek program more than 5 years ago. He’s since gone on to a career in the field and has some fascinating and incredibly useful insights into what it’s like being a client in an addiction treatment program, as well as being a professional in...

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