Healthy living, personalized recovery plans, and the caring support you need to get your life on track—that’s what you’ll find at Recovery Is Happening. We are dedicated to helping you reach your fullest potential and forever leave behind the damage and despair of addiction.

Recovery Is Happening (“RIH”) is one of Minnesota’s leading non-profit, full-service Recovery Community Organizations. Founded in 2011, we connect individuals impacted by substance use disorder with personalized pathways to recovery.

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A BETTER LIFE STARTS HERE
Healthy living, personalized recovery plans, and the caring support you need to get your life on track—that's what you'll find at Recovery Is Happening. We are dedicated to helping you reach your fullest potential and forever leave behind the damage and despair of addiction.
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Programs and Services

Peer Recovery Support

Peer Recovery Specialists help a person become ready and willing to enter recovery by helping the person explore their options for recovery. Peer Recovery Specialists ask questions, offer insight, and help service recipients as they become whole, resourceful, and capable of choosing what is best for them. Peer Recovery Specialists

Telephone Recovery Support

Recovery Is Happening has been providing Telephone Recovery Support (TRS) calls to individuals that are in or seeking recovery from substance use challenges since 2014. TRS is an innovative, peer-to-peer support service. Staff and trained volunteers that are in recovery themselves, make weekly calls to “check in” on their recovery.

Chemical Health Assessments

Recovery Is Happening provides confidential Chemical Health Assessments.  Time is of the essence for those suffering from substance use challenges and at Recovery Is Happening we utilize the window of opportunity by removing the barriers that keep people from seeking help. Reasons people get assessments often include: Concern about own

Strong Start Housing

In partnership with the local recovery housing organizations, our Strong Start Housing program provides rental assistance to people accessing Intensive Outpatient Treatment from Recovery Is Happening. This program is made available through grant funding from the Olmsted Medical Center, the Carl and Verna Schmidt Foundation, the United Way of Olmsted

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Leadership

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Jenna Christensen

executive director

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Cheryl Otto

Lead Peer Recovery Specialist, Supervisor