Such programs often have higher success rates with members of minority populations, who frequently struggle to reach and maintain sobriety using traditional treatment programs.
Statewide restrictions placed on the number of people who can gather together have meant that Minnesota’s many recovery programs have had to rethink the way they work.
The Wayside program will be the first and only outpatient addiction-treatment program in Minnesota that focuses exclusively on nurses.
The new LGBTQ+ intensive outpatient support group launched June 6. It has already attracted a small but growing group of members.
People who have lived through traditional confrontation-style interventions are more likely to enter addiction treatment with a chip on their shoulder.
SoberBowl, scheduled for Feb. 4 from 12 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Muse Event Center, 107 Third Ave. N. in Minneapolis, will feature food and top local musical acts.
“I’m hoping to take advantage of reduced stigma around addiction in the United States and use that to advise and change policy issues on local, state and national levels,” Salmeri said.
Residents of Minneapolis’ Whittier neighborhood will have an opportunity this Saturday to tour the century-old, 24,000-square-foot Pillsbury Snyder mansion.
“Kierkegaard challenged me to think about questions of faith and responsibility and what’s possible,” said O’Connor. “That spoke to me as someone who was struggling with addiction.”
Lundholm will perform at the House of Comedy at the Mall of America tonight, performing with Kurtis Matthews in their addiction-humor show “The Addicts Comedy Tour.”
While achieving and maintaining sobriety remains a central goal, Turning Point also offers marriage and family counseling, legal assistance, job training, health insurance guidance and housing referrals.
This year’s walk, at which about 4,000 people are expected, is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at Lake of the Isles.
Amy Krentzman of the U of M’s School of Social Work discusses the connection between positive psychology and recovery.
This year, Minnesota Recovery Connection is encouraging supporters to take a closer look at the state’s limitations on the voting rights of felons.
“For most people under age 40, there’s not much knowledge about Mrs. Ford and her legacy,” said Mark Mishek, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation CEO.
At this year’s Walk for Recovery, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 20, at Lake of the Isles, organizers hope to draw at least 3,000 participants.
At Augsburg College, the College of St. Scholastica and St. Cloud University, students in recovery can choose sober housing.
Mike Schiks, executive director and CEO of Project Turnabout in Granite Falls, Minnesota, shares his take on gambling dirorder.
The CDC found that excessive alcohol use was responsible for an average of almost 88,000 deaths annually from 2006 through 2010.
You can see for yourself during a free screening of the documentary on Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s social media website.