• 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, February 28 to noon, Thursday, March 2, 2017



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Twelve Step Retreat for Members of the Military and Veterans in Recovery

Center City, MN

Dan Anderson Renewal Center Weekend Retreat

Active Duty, National Guard, and Veterans Are Welcome

Immerse yourself in the Twelve Steps, come into emotional balance, and recommit to your recovery at this three-day, two-night retreat on the beautiful campus of Hazelden in Center City, Minnesota. Experience presentations by Hazelden staff and recovering veterans on topics such as resilience, military skills that support recovery, those that get in the way, and emotional sobriety. Enjoy fellowship with others on the journey in the restorative setting of the Dan Anderson Renewal Center. Space is limited for this no-cost event. Call today to register or for more information.

You are an invited guest. There is no charge for this retreat.

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Fill out the perliminary registration form and we will contact you with final details.

Don Eldred

Donald Elverd, PsyD, LP, has been a senior staff psychologist with Hazelden for 23 years. He was a sergeant with the Twenty-Fifth Infantry Division in Vietnam. He spent two years in army hospitals for wounds and has practiced a program of recovery for the last 42 years.

Major Donovan

Major John Donovan is a person in long-term recovery with over 37 years of sobriety. He has presented to military audiences in Germany, Iraq, and the U.S. on substance abuse and recovery in the Armed Forces. He has been in the military for over 25 years and has deployed three times since 9/11. He holds an associate and bachelor's degree from St. Cloud State University and a master's degree from Boston University.

  Other presenters include other Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation staff.


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