Recovery Matters enewsletter
"We can show our gratitude for life in even our smallest actions."
-- Melody Beattie

Will HudsonThe Gratitude List in My Heart

Life is such a beautiful thing, and I'm full of gratitude for the opportunities that present themselves each and every day.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Joseph SkrajewskiFinding Happiness in Recovery

I tended to focus on the future and wanted everything to be "fixed" and "perfect" immediately as a result of being sober.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Social Recovery CommunityWe Need Never Be Alone, and For That, We Are Grateful

In this month of gratitude, we can be especially thankful for those who walk the recovery path with us. Celebrate "people helping people" in our free online Social Community.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News


A Design of Gratitude

The logo of our new organization - as well as our new mission and vision statements - serve as guideposts for all that the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation does and will do as we head into our bright future.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Choosing the Good LifeSungrai, a Master of the Violin and the State of Flow

Excerpted from Choosing a Good Life, by Ali Berman, learn how one man chose optimism and gratitude in the face of adversity and illness.

Recovery Matters -- Hazelden News

Community Events
St. Paul Recovery Speaker Series, MN, Dec 2
Portland Recovery Speaker Series, OR, Dec 2
Oregon screening of "The Anonymous People", OR, Dec 5

California screening of "The Anonymous People", CA, Dec 11

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Alumni Events
Third Friday Supper Club, OR, Nov 21
St. Paul Holiday Open House, MN, Dec 7
Cleveland Gratitude Brunch, OH, Dec 13
West Los Angeles Meeting and Dinner, CA, Dec 10
Malibu Gratitude Meeting and Party, CA, Dec 13

Second Sunday: Having a Self and Having a God, MN, Dec 14
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Professional Events
Professionals in Residence Program, MN, Dec 8-12 and Nov 30 - Dec 5
Minnesota Clinical Connection , MN, Dec 4
Grit and Grace: A Professional Symposium on Women and Addiction Treatment, FL, Dec 6
Webinar: Addiction in the Legal Profession, Dec 17

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Ongoing Professional Training

Renewal Center Retreats
Mindfulness, Meditation, and Prayer, Nov 21-23
Gratitude: A Twelve Step Retreat of Thanksgiving, Nov 26-28
True Happiness, Nov 28-30 NEW
Grief and Recovery, Dec 5-7
Relapse Prevention: Paradox or Possibility?, Dec 12-14 NEW
Steps Ten and Eleven as Daily Work, Dec 19-21 NEW
Spiritual Tune-Up, Dec 26-28 NEW
Beyond New Year's Resolutions, Dec 31 - Jan 1
Learn about the Renewal Center
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