Actress Mackenzie Phillips has lived out her struggles with addiction and recovery in a very public way. The daughter of The Mamas & The Papas John Phillips, Phillips rose to her own fame with a role in the film “American Graffiti.”
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The number of people seeking outpatient treatment for addictions in Minnesota continues to grow and rehab centers just can’t keep up. That’s why the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is kicking off a $25 million expansion at its “Fellowship Club” campus in St. Paul on Thursday.
Two of the country’s leading addiction treatment centers have agreed to merge. Under the plan, Minnesota’s Hazelden and California’s Betty Ford Center will be re-named to the “Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation.”
Minnesota children and young adults suffering from addiction are getting a huge boost in resources to help with treatment. Hazelden’s Plymouth treatment facility is getting an upgrade and expansion. By the start of next year, 32 more people will be able get months-worth of treatment.
Chad discusses a new survey on prescription drug abuse among teenagers. Dr. Joseph Lee from Hazelden joins the conversation.
“Bizarre Foods” star Andrew Zimmern has taken quite a journey to get to where he is now. Before he moved to the Twin Cities 20 years ago, Andrew Zimmern lived a much different life.