News & Information

text-icon Every Wednesday, starting March 21st, Drop-In Counselling services will be available at a Clinic held at the Golden Family Center.  We all face challenges in life, and there are times when we need a calm and non-judgmental space to share our concerns, to be heard and to plan next steps.

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The Compassion Project is an art show created for the purpose of sparking curiosity about values, beliefs and assumptions surrounding drug use in your community. Community members who volunteered to participate in the project were asked, “How do you want to be understood?” and “What is it like to be you?” The collection of stories, [read more]
We’d like to say a big Thank You to Nate and Jana Briggs for their generous donation to the Golden Family Center and the people it serves. Nate and Jana took on the organization of this year’s Kicking Horse Cup – a three stage road race – that took place on August 19-20, 2017.  Nate [read more]
10th Annual Bryan Englehart Memorial Golden Triangle Poker Run The Golden Family Center would like to send out a huge thank you to all the riders and supporters of the annual Bryan Englehart Memorial Golden Triangle motorcycle run.  Thank you to Andrew Englehart for your ongoing commitment to this event, and to the Wolf’s Den [read more]
Everyday, we see lives around us being changed and lost to overdose. Overdose does not discriminate, it could be you or someone you love, a friend, colleague or your neighbour. This year on International Overdose Awareness Day, Golden needs your support. Get involved to prevent the tragedy of overdose. Knowing the drugs you take, its [read more]
Come and learn about Jordan’s Story It has almost been a year now since we tragically lost an amazing guy in our community to substance use. Jordan Hood was many things one of which was a great lover of the outdoors, particularly fishing, so in his memory we have organized a fishing day for 10 [read more]
What is Harm Reduction? Published on 02-Nov-2016 by EKASS This article examines the Philosophy of Harm Reduction and was written by East Kootenay Addiction Services’ Executive Director, Dean Nicholson. The article below does not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of East Kootenay Addiction Services.   With all the talk about the Fentanyl crisis, the term Harm [read more]
Are you looking for support from other parents because you are parenting a child or youth with mental health challenges or are hoping to help your youth deal with their substance use? Come check out this group – run by parents for parents. The first Parents helping Parents Group will take place at the GSS [read more]