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All About You Recovery Counseling Services

Recovery Counseling can help you learn the skills you need to develop, navigate and maintain, a strong program of recovery that is based on your strengths, wants, needs beliefs, and preferences. Recovery is a lifelong journey that can bring many challenges along the way. Recovery Counseling can teach you how to maximize the joy and minimize the struggles along the way. I can help you identify your triggers and stuck points in each stage of recovery and develop plans to successfully work through them.

I believe that recovery services should be developed using a person centered approach, and I believe that it is my job to tailor my services to you. I will help you identify your concerns, issues and struggles related to your substance use and how it has impacted your life. Then I will help you to use the information to set recovery goals that are consistent with your wants, needs, believes and preferences, which will assist you in achieving the life that you have hoped for and  dreamed of. Finally, I will help you develop and maintain your own individualized recovery program.

As a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, I will use my educational and professional expertise to help you map out your long term recovery goals and help you explore and resolve any difficulties you may encounter along the way.  I offer a safe, comfortable  and supportive environment to help you feel as much at ease as possible, even when talking about difficult issues.

St. Paul Office

555 7th Street West, Suite 302

St. Paul, MN 55102

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555 7th Street West, Suite 302, St. Paul, MN 55102

All Recovery Meetings

Are based on the idea that there are great benefits to bringing people together from multiple recovery pathways. MRC is hosting throughout the Twin Cities area. These meetings honor all pathways to recovery, acknowledging that each person«s path is unique and reflects their personal strengths. The meetings are an opportunity for social support that focuses on the hope and healing found in recovery and to connect with others who are initiating and maintaining a recovery lifestyle. Come, socialize, share!! Friends and family members welcome to attend! Click here to access a calendar with the most current meeting times and locations, check back often as new meetings are being added as the program grows.

Clear Waters Life Center

Our mission is to operate as a faith-based community of people who assist individuals, families and the surrounding communities by providing a facility to house services that meet spiritual, emotional, physical, and educational needs of people.

Faith-based Chemical Dependency Life Skills Support Group






256 2nd Ave SW P.O. Box 155 Clearbrook, MN 56634

Coming Home: Bi-azhe-giiwewin

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The Coming Home program is a Healing Circle for men completing treatment or time and returning to the community.

“Ambe Bi-azhe-giiwewin” – Come and join us in our Healing Circle. See the ways of our people.

What we offer:

  • Weekly groups for support, life skills, relapse prevention, healing, community, peer support
  • Individual therapy, if desired
  • Help getting resources:
  • Cultural Spiritual Needs
  • Medical & Dental
  • Medication Management
  • Community engagement:
  • Monthly Potluck
  • Pipe ceremonies
  • Sweats

“Niijimowinmiiwinzha”— These things that bother you, maybe you should get some help for them.

Coming Home Program
Counseling & Support Clinic
1315 East 24th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404


1315 East 24th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404

House of Hope


Addiction, Alcohol, and Drug Treatment Center

The House of Hope has been providing services to those who struggle with chemical health issues since 1972. House of Hope is medium intensity residential treatment program. In 2015, the House of Hope obtained a license to provide services to those with chemical and mental health issues. House of Hope has 3 residential sites, 1 GRH house and an Adult Out-Patient treatment program.

Our Services Include:

  • Adult Men’s Chemical Dependency Treatment.
  • Adult Women’s Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Co-Ed Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Chemical Health Assessments
  • Compulsive Gambling Assessments
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Additional Treatment Services:

  • Equine Therapy
  • Sweat Lodge Ceremonies
  • Yoga
  • Living Skills
  • Peer Support Specialist to address client barriers while in treatment and for 3 month’s post discharge
  • Spiritual Consultation
  • E.D.

Intake Coordinator Phone:




1618 3rd Ave Mankato, Mn 56001-0291

Life-Coaching Wellness Center

Reiki is a reliable holistic tool which helps body, mind and spirit to heal itself by promoting deep relaxation and stress relief. It is gentle, can be used with or without touch, and complements other healing methods. It can relieve anxiety and other emotional concerns, relieve pain, release traumatic body memories, promote self-esteem and create awareness of new possibilities. Post-Trauma Healing supports healing for survivors of sexual, mental, verbal, emotional, physical, and spiritual abuse, including PTSD. Barbara’s hours: Monday and other times by appointment.


(612) 827-2877

Minnesota Alternatives

Minnesota Alternatives provides adult outpatient mental health and/or substance use treatment and consultation services that focus on engagement, skill development, personalized interventions, neuroscience and healing trauma. The program uses many state of the art interventions including mindfulness meditation, imagery, motivational enhancements, cognitive behavioral strategies, and multiple trauma therapies.

The program specializes in serving people who experience both substance use issues and mental health problems and is enrolled with the Department of Human Services as a provider of Co-Occurring Services. However, a mental illness is not required to be eligible for services.

The program does not use a 12-Step model, but it does support and encourage clients who find this approach helpful, and can easily integrate step work into individualized treatment plans.


7766 NE Hwy 65 Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

MN Alternatives Inc – Peer Support Center

MN Alternatives operates a non-profit called Minnesota Alternatives Incorporated at our Spring Lake Park location. The Peer Support Center offers both drop-in and scheduled activities. Drop-in hours are Monday – Thursday from 4-8pm and located in the same building (across the lobby) as the clinical services.

All peer-led services are FREE!

To contact the Peer Support Center please call 763-276-9423.

Peer Support Groups:

  • Monday at 6:30pm
  • Tuesday Family Support (using CRAFT principles) at 6:00pm
  • Wednesday at 6:30pm
  • Thursday SMART Recovery at 6:30pm



7766 NE Hwy 65, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

Moderation Management

(MM) is a behavioral change program and support group network for people concerned about their drinking and who desire to make positive lifestyle changes.

PCLG Parent Support Group For Parents of Children with Mental Health Concerns

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This parent-­‐‑led support group offers a safe and supportive place where you can share the challenges of parenting a child with mental health concerns.

The Parent Catalyst Leadership Group (PCLG) is a part of the Hennepin County Children Mental Health Collaborative.
We provide opportunities for parents to network, give and gain support, learn, advocate and lead.

6:30pm to 8 pm
2nd Monday of each month


is a self-help application of Rational Emotive Therapy (RET) to treat alcoholism/addiction. Online Meetings Schedule

SMART Twin Cities North Metro (MN)

This site has been developed to support the needs of the face-to-face meetings in the northern metro area of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The information here is intended to guide you to resources related to SMART Recovery® with the hopes that you can make an informed decision about the SMART Recovery® program and our meetings in the north metro.

f you would like additional information about SMART’s approach and tools, the SMART International website is a great resource. A few places where you could start exploring the SMART International website include:

SOS (Save Our Selves)

SOS (Save Our Selves) is a non-profit network of autonomous, non-professional local groups dedicated solely to helping individuals achieve and maintain sobriety. There are groups meeting in many cities throughout the country. All those who sincerely seek sobriety are welcome as members in any SOS Group. SOS is not a spin-off of any religious group SOS seeks only to promote sobriety amongst those who suffer from alcoholism or other drug addictions. In SOS, members share experiences, insights, information, strength, and encouragement in friendly, honest, anonymous, and supportive group meetings.


763-712-4543||612 720 4683




6550 York Avenue South Edina, MN 55435

The Rahab Society

Info about us: A fellowship of Christian women meeting to talk openly and authentically about struggles and joys of daily Christian living. We’re a peer support group that is gender-specific (women only) but not addiction/issue/struggle specific. The meeting is about 1 hour, then we have a more informal meeting of fellowship after the meeting at the coffee shop.


Meeting place and time : Caribou Coffee, 3100 White Bear Ave N, Maplewood - in one of the private conference rooms. Wednesdays @ 7:30pm

Thrive! Family Support

Thrive! Family Support exists to help support those who have family members or other key relationships that are struggling with substance abuse or other destructive behaviors.  Thrive Family Support seeks to bring hope and restoration to those families by providing resources, support, education, advocacy and healing connections with compassion, understanding and love.

It has been said by many that there must be a better way through these difficulties than merely learning to survive.  And, there is!  We want to help people not just survive but, thrive!  Our in-person support groups are a unique combination of topics and support that provide real solutions to families going through real struggles, with compassion, understanding and love.   Meetings are held throughout the Metro area.






1020 E 146th St., Burnsville, MN

Women For Sobriety

Online Meetings is a support group specifically for women in recovery offeringface-to-face meetings throughout the country as well as online chat meetings. Its secular nature is what makes it fundamentally different from Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12-step method.





Zen Buddhist Meditation

Has the following classes available. These classes are open to all with no pre-registration necessary. Please arrive five minutes early. Class times are: Every Sunday from 10:00 -11:00 a.m. (participants are welcome to stay for tea and social hour at 11:00), First and third Tuesdays of each month from 7:15 – 8:30 p.m.


3343 East Calhoun Parkway Minneapolis, MN 55408

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