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MRC Recovery Spotlight: Donna Washington

Minnesota Recovery Connection is a grassroots, community-based nonprofit whose staff, volunteers, and Board of Directors are all people in personal or family recovery or community allies. We are dedicated to strengthening the recovery community, and proud to share our stories. This month, we hear from Recovery Navigator Donna Washington. April 2019 Spotlight: Donna Washington MRC: How…

Recovery Carriers Set the Stage for a Recovery Revolution

By Kris Kelly In the words of William White, and as we at Minnesota Recovery Connection have learned first-hand, “Recovery is contagious and Recovery is spread by recovery carriers.” This year Minnesota Recovery Connection set the stage for a recovery revolution in Minnesota. In 2018 alone, we trained 184 peers who are now prepared to…

Tips to Avoid Getting Tipsy During the Holiday Season

By John Donovan Staying sober during the holidays can be a challenge.  Alcohol permeates so many traditions associated with this time of year.  From baking recipes that call for alcohol, to festive holiday drinks that are spiked, to toasts at the end of year, all of these traditions seem to revolve around alcohol.  However, now…