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Conversation: Community Vitality

In the first conversation of our summer series, Minnesota Women’s Press editor Mikki Morrissette talked to three women about their

  • 06/25/2021
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Creating a Village

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.

  • 05/25/2021
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Harm Reduction

Being unhoused or worrying that you can lose accommodation means you cannot work on other issues, such as addiction.

  • 03/25/2021
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A Cycle That Works Against Women

Substance use is often an attempt to escape trauma — especially for women. The path to recovering from an addiction

  • 02/01/2019
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Sober Housing

When I was growing up in the 1990s, the disease of addiction was not something we spoke about in our

  • 02/01/2019

Into the light

Women, recovery and spirituality “Quitting drinking? That’s easy. So easy that I did it … over and over and over

  • 03/02/2008