Tag: Recovery Community Organizations

Wendy Jones Leaves a Legacy at Minnesota Recovery Connection

Minnesota Recovery Connection (MRC), a community-based organization, provides peer-to-peer support, public education, and advocacy for people seeking or sustaining recovery from substance use disorders. In this interview (edited for length), Wendy Jones, MRC’s executive director since 2018, shares highlights from her experience as she leaves her position. What attracted you to MRC in the first …

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Open Letter From Major John Donovan of Recovery Community Network

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The following is a letter from Major John G. Donovan of Recovery Community Network. Over two decades ago “Big Pharma” introduced a new pain medication to the market. It was known as OxyContin. It was marketed as a breakthrough in pain management as it was highly effective in relieving pain and it was non-addictive. Doctors prescribed, drugstores supplied …

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