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North Dakota's Recovery Reinvented

Recovery Reinvented is an ongoing series of innovative practices and initiatives to eliminate the shame and stigma of addiction in North Dakota. They are driven to find solutions and help people affected by the disease of addiction with proven prevention, treatment and recovery approaches. Last fall we were thrilled to participate in Recovery Reinvented’s Innovate Recovery Competition and honored to be announced as the Grand Prize Winner.

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Peer Recovery Coaching Q+A with Jesse Heffernan

We are excited to share our interview with Jesse Heffernan, a recovery coach, consultant and founder of Helios Recovery Services. Jesse is a valued advocate and champion for the recovery community. As someone with vast experience in the field, we were eager to talk to him about the evolution of peer services in the recovery and community spaces.

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Our Interview with Anne Spaeth, Founder of The Lynhall

We are so excited to share our interview with Anne Spaeth, the founder of The Lynhall. The Lynhall is a market-inspired restaurant, event space, kitchen television studio and incubator kitchen in Minneapolis. In addition to their culinary and community work, they have made a commitment to supporting the health and wellness of their employees, specifically mental and behavioral health.

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Peer Specialists, Technology, and the Evolution of SUD Treatment

We were honored to talk with Paula DeSanto, the founder and president of 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.”

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How Omar Pinto Helps Individuals Find Their Pathway to Recovery

We are very excited to share our interview with Omar Pinto, an addiction recovery specialist, life empowerment coach and founder of the SHAIR Podcast, SHAIR Space, and the SHAIR Recovery Community. We loved learning about Omar’s drive to help individuals find their own, unique pathway to recovery, which is his overall mission for SHAIR.

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Q+A: Peer Recovery Specialist Training with Chris

Peer support is the fastest growing service for people in recovery, but for those how are new to the field, there are still questions surrounding the service. Who are peer specialists? What does training entail? How do they help those in recovery? We sat down with Chris Falck to learn more about peer specialists and the training they receive.

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