Shunda Creek

31 Aug

Why we do what we do, a message from Shunda Creek alumni

Today is International Overdose Awareness Day, a fitting day to re-share this message from one of our Shunda Creek alumni: Dear Shunda. You were the only one who accepted me while the rest of the world turned their back. You made me feel like I wasn’t alone for the first time in years. You saw the good person buried inside me when the rest of the world saw me as worthless. You were with me when no one else...

23 Aug

In Memory of Kyle O’Donoghue

Thank you for your donation in memory of Kyle O’Donoghue to the Enviros Shunda Creek wilderness treatment centre. We will work with Kyle’s family to ensure the funds are used to enhance the facility and experience of Shunda Creek clients in accordance with their wishes. Our condolences go out to Kyle’s family, friends and everyone his life touched. Located west of Rocky Mountain House, Enviros Shunda Creek provides addiction treatment in a wilderness setting for young adult males 18 to 24 years...

16 May

Help a great cause by clicking the link and hitting the vote button!

Here is an easy way to help Enviros! Simply follow the link to vote for the Shunda Creek Alumni Paying It Forward grant proposal. No registration or login required. More votes = better chances we will receive funding. We’ve applied for a grant to help the Shunda Creek Alumni Support Program. Part of the selection process is a public voting phase that began today and ends June 19. The more votes our grant proposal gets, the better...

18 Oct

Kudos Jeff Wilson!

Shunda Creek’s program supervisor, Jeff Wilson, has been honoured with the Michael Stratton Practitioner’s Award. This prestigious award is given to a hands-on practitioner with high ethical standards that has demonstrated significant progress and change, and a noted impact on the lives of participants and clients. It was his own passion for the outdoors and the wilderness that drove Jeff Wilson to join Shunda Creek in designing a unique addictions treatment program. Shunda Creek is a 90 day wilderness residential addictions...

08 Feb

Why we do what we do: A message from a Shunda Creek alumni

Our world is fraught with addictions, mental illness, family conflict, abuse, neglect and a host of other challenging issues that result in communities and people struggling to be the best that they can be. Enviros believes that everyone has a story of resilience despite the challenges in their lives. Here is one example of why we do what we do, a message from Shunda Creek alumni: Dear Shunda. You were the only one who accepted me while the rest of the world turned...

26 Oct

The Jumping Mouse Award

The Wilderness Therapy Symposium brings a diverse cross-section of clinicians, field instructors, rites of passage guides, educational consultants, professors, research specialists, students and residential programs staff under one roof to share theories, insights and best practices in an open spirit” – OBH Council The Wilderness Therapy Symposium is the work of the Outdoor Behavioural Healthcare council. It represents numerous wilderness therapy programs who seek to collaborate and share best practices. Enviros is proud to be a member. The symposium takes place in Park City,...

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