Thank You!

Just wanted to say thank you for all you have done for my life I am truly and utterly happy in life!! Thank you for giving me my life back love always   Jakob  

Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 45th Annual Medical-Scientific Conference

April 10-15 the Business Development Dept. will be in Orlando for the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) 45th Annual Medical-Scientific Conference. To thank colleagues and alumni like you, we’re making ourselves available to meet with you and to not only learn how you are doing, but about your unique practice and the issues and…

LGBTQ Resource Fair!

On Tuesday, April 1st, from 1 – 3pm, our Director of Business Development, Molly G. and Director of Admissions, Angi G., will be hosting a PRIDE Institute table at the brand new LGBT Center on Century College’s Campus to help celebrate their grand opening. This is the first Center on a two-year college campus in…

I wanted to send a note of appreciation I’d like for you to share with your entire team.

As a backdrop I spent 2.5 months at Pride this fall and after a 4 day relapse in Jan I came back for a refresher 7 weeks this Jan through last week. I honestly can’t express enough appreciation and gratitude for the entire Pride team for their support, encouragement, care, compassion, love and kindness during…

“For those of us that know the disease of addiction”

For those of us that know the disease of addiction, we understand the struggle that Phillip Seymour Hoffman endured, and ultimately succumbed to. A year ago I was deep in the throes of my addiction, and with a simple gesture of compassion, my friend Aaron, while visiting, asked me ‘How are you doing?’. Within a…

Struggling with deepening your Spiritual Life.

Long-term recovery almost always entails a deepening of your spiritual life. It may not even entail a belief in God, but a personal strength found through simple faith of something greater than yourself. And you certainly don’t need to be religious to be spiritual. Simply commit to the idea that you are willing to continue…

Thank You

“I want to thank you (and many others in the Pride family) for helping me get my life back. Today marks the 1 year anniversary for me staying clean! I never saw myself being capable of such a milestone prior to spending the time I did at Pride. It was truly life changing. Drugs are…

A Sense of Community in Marriage Equality

By Beck Gee, MA, LADC IOP Program Director After the signs are put away, the “Vote No” t-shirts folded up, and the scratchy throats healed from days and months of talking to others about marriage, the day is finally upon us here in Minnesota. August 1, 2013 starting at midnight, Minnesota’s gay and lesbian couples…

Sex, Tech, Intimacy & Infidelity: The Effect of Social Media on Intimacy Disorders and Sexual Addiction

Workshop Title: Sex, Tech, Intimacy & Infidelity: The Effect of Social Media on Intimacy Disorders and Sexual Addiction Presenter: Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT Location: St Mary’s University, Minneapolis Date: August 7, 8:30 a.m. – noon 3 CEU hours applied Sponsored by PRIDE Institute and Elements Behavioral Health To register and more details, visit: http://www.ebhevents.com/ Modern…

A Sober Pride

A Sober Pride By Beck Gee, MA, LADC, IOP Program Director I get the question all the time “How do you stay sober during Pride?” or “Pride would be so difficult without SOMETHING, how can you even go?” I have had time to reflect on my experience of being part of the LGBT community and…