Recovery Matters enewsletter
"Bullying is when someone repeatedly and on purpose says or does mean or hurtful things to another person who has a hard time defending himself or herself."
-- Dan Olweus, international expert on bullying and author of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Success on the Other Side of Bullying

A first-person account of what it was like to be on both ends of bullying – and how the past can lead to a bright future.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Elene LoecherAdult Children of Alcoholics: From Shame to Self-Worth

I was an adult child of an alcoholic. I first heard of ACA in 1985 and immediately felt a resonance. At last there was a name for what I was experiencing, and there were others like me. I wasn't alone.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Olweus Bullying Questionnaire Report

A new report, based on survey data of over three-million students from 2012-2013, suggests that bullying has remained at consistent levels since 2010. This new information is startling as there has been a dramatic increase in public awareness and anti-bullying legislation nationwide.

Read a summary of the report

No Bullying ProgramNo Bullying Program Curriculum Available

Bullying contributes to the wave of violence sweeping schools, and this series of workbooks has proven to be an effective asset for educators.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Violence Prevention WorksProtect Your Children from Bullying: Online Resources

Visit the website for information on bullying, cyber bullying and
dating violence.

Community Events

  • Sexual Health Series - Free Workshops, OR, Oct 29
  • Portland Recovery Speaker Series, OR, Nov 11
  • St. Paul Recovery Speaker Series, MN, Nov 11
  • Principles & Practices - Magic in the Sequence of Transformation, WI, Nov 15
  • View entire community calendar

Alumni Events

  • Silkworth Alumni Reunion, MN, Oct 16-19
  • Third Friday Supper Club, OR, Oct 17
  • Florida Alumni Reunion, FL, Oct 17-18
  • Reflect and Remember - Omaha, NE, Oct 19
  • Plymouth Alumni Reunion, MN, Nov 1
  • Second Sunday - Step Ten, Coping with Life 101, MN, Nov 9
  • View entire alumni calendar

Professional Events

  • Webinar: Bullying in the U.S from the Student Perspective, Oct 22
  • Clear and Present Danger: Addiction in the Legal Profession, MN, Oct 22
  • Unraveling the Facts About Drug Legalization, OR, Oct 22
  • Clear and Present Danger: Addiction in the Legal Profession, IL, Oct 27
  • Sexual Health Series - Earn CE's, OR, Oct 29
  • Chicago Clinical Connection, IL, Oct 30
  • Grit and Grace: A Professional Symposium on Women and Addiction Treatment, IL, Nov 3
  • Graduate School Twin Cities Informational Event, MN, Nov 3
  • Minnesota Clinical Connection, MN, Nov 6
  • Youth and Addiction Conference--Cultivating Resilience, MN, Nov 13
  • Webinar: Pain Management for Patients in Addiction Recovery, Nov 19
  • View entire professional calendar
  • Ongoing Professional Training
Renewal Center Retreats
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics, Oct 24-26
  • Preventing Relapse, Oct 31 - Nov 2
  • Twelve Step Retreat for Health Care Professionals, Nov 7-9
  • You and Your Higher Power, Nov 14-16 NEW
  • Mindfulness, Meditation, and Prayer, Nov 21-23
  • Gratitude: A Twelve Step Retreat of Thanksgiving, Nov 26-28
  • Learn about the Renewal Center
  • View entire retreat calendar

Donate online today.

Saving updates...