September 26, 2019

Celebrating 35 Years: Trevor’s Journey to Recovery

Trevor will tell you that there were a few vital factors that played a role in his journey to recovery…

Story, Addiction, Recovery, Support

August 28, 2018

Effective Compassion: Harm Reduction as a Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Together, it is our goal to raise awareness to the current opioid crisis, and ensure we as a community are…

Edmonton, Addiction, Harm Reduction

August 1, 2018

The Story of Black Panther

At 12 years old, Jay’s friends threw him a birthday party he would never forget. It was the first time…

Red Deer, Volunteer, Addiction, Recovery, Hope, Church

July 20, 2017

Finding Hope After a Life of Addiction

37-year-old Lisa sits in the middle of the computer lab at The Mustard Seed Calgary’s Downtown Support Centre; this is…

Calgary, Mental Health, Story, Shelter, Addiction, Recovery, Refuge, Hope

November 7, 2016

Chewing the Same Dirt

He’s been sober and off the streets for years. It took everything in him to stop by The Mustard Seed…

Story, Addiction, Recovery, Prison, Reintegration

June 10, 2016

Jerry Gives Back to The Mustard Seed

Jerry could barely contain his glee when he was told by The Mustard Seed Chaplain that he could host Alcoholics…

Edmonton, Volunteer, Addiction, Recovery, Hope

February 29, 2016

Growing Hope – Teresa’s Story

Your support of The Mustard Seed helps Grow Hope. Teresa was trying to get her life together after struggling…

Story, Addiction, Recovery, Housing, Hope, Spiritual Care

January 29, 2016

The Importance of Having a Safe Home

Kim lived on the streets for over a year and a half. She struggles with addictions and mental illness, but…

Edmonton, Mental Health, Story, Addiction, Housing, Residents

January 18, 2016

Hope Grows at The Mustard Seed’s 1010 Centre

When Michael moved into the 1010 Centre a year and half ago he says he felt “immediate warmth” from the…

Calgary, Mental Health, Story, Addiction, Recovery, Housing, Residents, Hope, 1010 Centre