Kim shares her story through art

Ignite is the Calgary John Howard Society’s public awareness project that is showcasing art representing individuals’ experiences with substance use and the stigma associated with it. Kim, one of the Ignite participants, shares her story with us.

Alex finds a family at CJHS

Alex is a hockey enthusiast. He’s also a chef, athlete and gentleman. “But it’s just common courtesy,” the modest 23-year-old protests of his conscious effort to hold doors open for anyone nearby. Alex has been coming to the Calgary John… Read More

Harm reduction building helps Peter get healthy

Thoughtful and observant, 52-year-old Peter* speaks with the wisdom of someone who has experienced life on the streets. Peter began drinking regularly at age 16 and dropped out of high school in Grade 11. “It was a huge mistake,” he… Read More