Are you or a loved one realizing it’s time for some real help? Wondering if there's free rehab available? Here's the scoop on the cost of recovery and how JVA can help.
Check out these upcoming gardening workshops and how the BioPod Initiative has developed one JVA participant
Are you worried that you or a loved one are addicted to alcohol? Take our self-assessment test to help determine whether you have an unhealthy relationship with alcohol.
At JVA, we're always working to stay educated on how drug usage is evolving. Below are 10 facts about drugs and how they impact users and the people around them. Methamphetamines are 3x stronger than [...]
With the holidays being a difficult time for many students, it was a great time being able to see each others’ families and friends at this year’s Holiday Party. From traditional Thanksgiving foods like Turkey, [...]
The holiday season at the John Volken Academy is always jam packed with lots of awesome things to do, but one of the most anticipated events of the season, is the trip to the Hale [...]
Being in a two year program, sometimes you get stuck. Time seems to fly by, but when you take a look around, how much has changed? What’s going on? Is there anything to look forward [...]
Over a year ago if the Ghost of Christmas future had visited me and told me that if I continued to drink I would sink further into a destructive spiral, finally landing in British Columbia, [...]
In the midst of a drug addiction and overdose crisis in British Columbia, one former millionaire donated all of his money to help young people with addiction. His program, the John Volken Academy, is not [...]
Having a loved one who is an addict can be extremely tough. You see them when they don’t seem to be the person you once knew: when they’re under the influence, when they’ve lost sight [...]