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We are so grateful to KTTC for sharing some of the powerful work we’re doing at Recovery Is Happening! From KTTC: ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) – In today’s world, many are bound by addiction. According to the state Department of Health, among adult Minnesotans, alcohol is the primary substance used at the time of admission to treatment, followed by methamphetamine. Only one in ten people with a substance use disorder receive treatment in the U.S. A Rochester nonprofit works every day to change that… [read more]Read More →

More than 100 people gathered together on Saturday morning, September 9th, to celebrate recovery together with a 5k walk/run. We enjoyed fellowship and laughter, plus some tender tears (thank you, friends). This could not have happened without all of you! Please check out some photos from the festivities (thank you to our Board Chair, Charlie Perkins for capturing these images!):Read More →

Orange Shirt Day, or National Day for Truth and Reconciliation or National Day of Remembrance, is observed yearly on September 30 in Canada and the United States. This year (2022), Recovery Is Happening’s Peer Recovery Support Specialist and Annishinaabe woman from Sagkeeng First Nation, the Eagle Clan, Maria Sontag, shared part of her story at an event supporting the “Every Child Matters” movement as a part of Orange Shirt Day. In addition to being in recovery for substance use disorder, Maria shared with attendees, “I am the Daughter of Residential School Survivors and I am a 60’s Scoop Survivor.” Maria was one of two speakers.Read More →