Recovery Matters enewsletter
"… most of us still have times when life will be stressful and challenge our endurance skills. But in recovery, we're learning to live, to enjoy our life, and handle situations as they come."
-- The Language of Letting Go

Nell Hurley is the manager of Recovery Support at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation and also speaks on addiction recovery issues.Using the AA Slogans to Deal with Holiday Stress

"…even with seventeen years of practice under my belt, the holidays can still be stressful if I'm not careful."

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Andrew Rohrer, Family Program Prof I, Betty Ford Center, Part of Hazelden Betty Ford FoundationDeck the Halls with Expectations

My recovery has taught me that I contribute to my stress with expectations.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Peggy McGillicuddy and Mary GordonCelebrating Love is Key to Family's Resilience

For families working together through addiction and recovery, rebuilding new family rituals around healing begins with love and self-care.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Holiday 'stress-saver' shopping rewards charities

Eliminate some shopping stresses by supporting your favorite organization while doing online holiday shopping, Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

It Takes A Family: A Cooporative Approach to Lasting SobrietyThe Missing Element

Fifty to 90 percent of alcoholics and addicts relapse in the first year after treatment. Learn about the missing element that keeps many from finding long-term sobriety.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Community Events
West Los Angeles Ribbon Cutting and Open House, CA, Jan 28
Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies Open House, MN, Feb 21

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Alumni Events
Portland Recovery Speaker Series, OR, Jan 6
Tiebout Alumni Reunion, MN, Mar 19-22

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Professional Events
Treatment Approaches for Clients with Sexual Concerns, CA, Jan 16
Kid's Power: Healing for Children from Families Hurt by Addiction to Alcohol and Drugs, FL, Jan 14
Through a Child's Eyes: Understanding Addiction and Recovery, FL, Jan 15

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Ongoing Professional Training

Renewal Center Retreats
Spiritual Tune-Up, Dec 26-28 NEW
Beyond New Year's Resolutions, Dec 31-Jan 1
Yoga and Hand Drumming as Catalysts for Recovery, Jan 2-4 NEW
Preventing Relapse, Jan 9-11
The Spaces between the Steps, Jan 16-18 NEW
Find Your Way to Self-Forgiveness, Jan 23-25

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