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 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.

Thank you to our 2018 Recovery Month Sponsors:


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

Gold Sponsors:
Art LabRX
Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
Meridian Behavioral Health
Beauterre Recovery Institute
New Beginnings
Serve Minnesota
Valhalla Place

Silver Sponsors:
Acres for Life
House of Charity
MN Adult & Teen Challenge
Minnesota Department of Corrections
Nystrom & Associates
Pride Institute
Project Turnabout
The Retreat
Wayside Community Center

Bronze Sponsors:
Crossroads Aftercare Program
Fairview and Healtheast
Great Lakes ATTC
Living Free Recovery Services
Options Family & Behavior Services
P.E.A.S.E. Community Foundation
Progress Valley
Recovering Hope
Recovery Church
Restoration Counseling & Community Services
Shelley A. Meyer, LLC
Spence Specialities ANEW
St. Cloud Recovery Community
Steve Rummler Hope Network
The Emily Program
Todd J. Rabell-O’Halloran, Thrivent Financial
The Phoenix
The Phoenix Spirit
University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies


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