Treating Trans

Many thanks to our friends at NALGAP – the National Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and their Allies, for all of their support & collaboration they have participated in with PRIDE Institute over the years. This is a blog they posted that was written by one of  our clinicians this month. Treating Trans Treating the Transgender…

New Year’s “Intentions”

We are well into the New Year and for some of us that means we have begun to struggle with our New Year’s resolutions. If we set the word “resolution” aside and look at setting ourselves up with New Year’s “intentions” instead, we may end up with better results. Intentions are where we would like…

World AIDS Day 2014

In Honor of World AIDS Day 2014 When I graduated from High School in 1986, there was an air of profound fear regarding HIV / AIDS.  We didn’t want to even kiss someone without wearing a condom!  Although fear isn’t very productive, it did help us focus on prevention and protecting ourselves.  Twenty-eight years later,…

A Blog in Honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance

A Blog in Honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance – Thursday, Nov. 20th, 2014 A question many of us are asked at PRIDE Institute is what is Transgender Day of Remembrance and why does it matter? Let’s take it from the Transgender Day of Remembrance founder, Gwendolyn Ann Smith: “The Transgender Day of Remembrance seeks…

Living Well Park

Alumni & Friends: come visit with PRIDE Institute staff wo/manning the exhibit booth all day Sat. & Sun. in Living Well Park (the yellow section of the festival park map)! Whether it’s been a long time or not-so-much, we’d love to see you… & learn about how you’re doing.

7th ANNUAL FRUIT BOWL

Alumni & Friends: Join Rainbow Health Initiative, The Pride Institute and GLBT in Recovery in kicking off Twin Cities Pride at the 7th ANNUAL FRUIT BOWL! As always, this event will be hosted by the fabulous Mrs. Margie Pederson! [email protected]

Trans-Health Conference

PRIDE Institute is so very proud to announce that our very own Director of our Intensive Outpatient Program, Beck Gee, has been accepted to speak at the Philadelphia Trans Health Conference happening this June 12 -14th, as well as at the National Conference on Addictive Disorders (NCAD) this August! Watch for Molly or Sadie from…

NIEPA (Northern Illinois Chapter of the Employees Assistance Professionals Association) Conference

Our very own Director of Business Development, Molly G., will be traveling to the Chicagoland area June 2-3 to represent PRIDE at the NIEPA (Northern Illinois Chapter of the Employees Assistance Professionals Association) Conference. Be sure to reach out to her if you’d like her to stop by & bring some PRIDE info. to your…

Creating Healthy Relationships That Will Support Our Recovery

How can you have a healthy relationship in recovery? Do I have to wait one year to date? How do I navigate the issues of relationships in recovery? Come to this Seminar and David Smith, Lead Sexual Health & Chemical Dependency Counselor from the PRIDE Institute will take us through the information essential for finding…

I have recently passed my 25 Birthday of sobriety.

Hi, I am a Pride alumni. I have recently passed my 25 Birthday of sobriety. Thanks for being there when I needed you. I wanted you to know this good news and to thank-you for the help in the beginning. Michael