Somebody came into my office and said ‘I relapsed yesterday. I already talked to my probation officer. I already have my bags packed to go to treatment.’ That is success for that person.
We can interrupt the cycle of children aging up into homelessness, which is a problem in our state.
Bit by bit, I shared more of my truth, however ugly, each time I returned.
Why can’t we reward and celebrate the people who seek help?
As Minneapolis in particular faces greater scrutiny about public safety leading up to the 2021 city elections, we are exploring the data about crime and potential solutions for prevention.
Taking breaths, pushing through mistakes — the process of creating beauty out of mistakes and never throwing anything away was so important. I am quite emotional writing this. I am realizing how therapeutic that process was for me.
What might love for place teach us about the people whom we learn to ignore?
Substance use is often an attempt to escape trauma — especially for women. The path to recovering from an addiction
When I was growing up in the 1990s, the disease of addiction was not something we spoke about in our
Women, recovery and spirituality “Quitting drinking? That’s easy. So easy that I did it … over and over and over