The month of June is running month for the John Volken Academy. Students in Kent, Washington, are running the Rock n Roll Marathon or ½ Marathon on Sunday, June 9th and students in Surrey, British [...]
On May 1st, our former student Mat Fee, who graduated from the John Volken Academy in March 2018, started his journey across Canada on his BMX bike. From the age of three, Mat discovered a [...]
What Graduation Means At The John Volken Academy Everything! On January 6th, 2019 we celebrated the graduation of four Vancouver campus students. Their ‘Family Leaders,’ fellow students who play a role supporting each [...]
John Volken Academy Students Collaborate With A Door To Everything Society and West Coast Wishes Artisan Collective
A Door To Everything Society is a group of women that came together just over two years ago, concerned about the addiction issues young people in our community face with drugs and alcohol. On the board [...]
The Role of Stigma in Addiction Recovery Despite scientific evidence proving that addiction is a condition of the brain, many people still view it as a weakness or a moral failing. The combined misunderstanding of how [...]
A big thanks to Art Knapp for their donation of tickets to play mini-golf! Read what a student had to say about the outing. "When the girls had the opportunity to [...]
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Six participants graduating the program after two years of meaningful work and living in the community to overcome addiction.
“I had a lot of internal battles.” Watch Cameron's journey.