September is National Recovery Month!
Celebrate recovery, break the stigma of addiction, and offer living proof that recovery is real at one of these Recovery Month Events presented by Minnesota Recovery Connection.


Walk for Recovery presented by NUWAY

Saturday, September 15, 2018
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Lake of the Isles, Minneapolis, MN

Show the world that recovery works.
Start a Walk Team, join a Walk Team, or walk as an individual. No registration fee!

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Spirituality Breakfast

Friday, September 7, 2018
7:30 a.m.
Hoversten Chapel, Foss Center,
Augsburg University, Minneapolis, MN

Keynote Speaker – Deborah Jiang-Stein
Author of the memoir Prison Baby and Founder/CEO of the unPrison Project, Deborah Jiang-Stein’s personal story and search to overcome adversity is inspirational. After a life on the edge, she re-framed herself into the positive force she is today: writer, entrepreneur, mother, inventor…wild mind.

The 2018 Spirituality Breakfast is made possible with support from the Augsburg University StepUP program and Vinland National Center.

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Rally (Caps) for Recovery

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
7:10 p.m.
Target Field, Minneapolis, MN

Put your baseball cap on and rally for recovery at a sober sporting event!



Other Recovery Month Events in Minnesota

National Recovery Month

Recovery Month is a national observance sponsored by SAMHSA, within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The observance raises awareness of mental and substance use disorders, celebrates individuals in long-term recovery, and acknowledges the work of prevention, treatment, and recovery support services.


MRC is funded in part by a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Resources.

In support of MRC’s nonprofit work, sponsorship opportunities are now available for Recovery Month 2018. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact


Thank you to our 2018 Recovery Month Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: NUWAY
Spirituality Sponsor: Vinland National Center
Wellness Sponsor: Allina Health System

Gold Sponsors:
Art LabRX
Serve Minnesota

Silver Sponsors:
Beauterre Recovery Institute
Minnesota Department of Corrections
New Beginnings
Nystrom & Associates
The Retreat
Valhalla Place
Wayside Community Center

Bronze Sponsors:
Great Lakes ATTC
Living Free Recovery Services
Phoenix Spirit
Progress Valley
The Recovery Church
Restoration Counseling & Community Services
St. Cloud Recovery Community
University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies

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