Recovery Community Network

We invite you to join the St. Cloud, MN Recovery Movement!

Founded in 2014, the Recovery Community Network (RCN) is a nonprofit, grassroots Recovery Community Organization dedicated to mobilizing resources within and outside of the recovery community to increase the prevalence of and access to recovery from substance use disorders.

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Our Support

Connection is the key

We look to collaborate with members, partners and allies of the recovery community to broaden recovery resources in Central MN through peer-to-peer support services, housing assistance, public education, and advocacy.   We seek to complete not compete with treatment options and services.  

Our Board

Service above self

The RCN Board consists of 7 volunteers.  We represent people from within the recovery community, the veteran community and allies of recovery. 85% of our board are people who have a lived experience with recovery. 57% are veterans.  15% are women.  

Meetings at the RCN

We hope to see you soon!

1) Spanish Speaking A.A. Meeting
Mondays @ 7:30 pm

2) St. Cloud Intergroup Meeting
Second Monday of the Month
Mondays @ 6 pm

3) Sober Squad Meeting
Tuesdays @ 7 pm

4) Vets Zoom Recovery Meeting
Wednesdays @ Noon

5) RCN Monthly Community Meeting
3rd Wed of month @ 3:30 pm

6) Wed Open A.A. Meeting
Wednesdays @ 6:30 pm

7) OID NO Longer Meeting (Justice)
Thursdays @ 5 pm

8) Sober Squad Meeting
Thursdays @ 7 pm

9) Afternoon All Recovery Group
Fridays @ 1 pm

10) SMART Recovery
Fridays @ 7 pm

11) Red Road to Sobriety
Sundays @ 4 pm

Our Veterans

Veteran Support at RCN At Recovery

Community Network (RCN), we are deeply committed to assisting veterans in their recovery journey. With 57% of our board members and 45% of our staff being veterans in recovery, we have a special dedication to supporting the veteran community.

We aim to provide comprehensive services to veterans and their family members through peer-to-peer support and collaboration with other veteran agencies. Thanks to a grant from the State of Minnesota, we have dedicated staff members who offer specialized services to those who have served.

Our commitment includes a weekly in-person and online meeting specifically for veterans in recovery. The meeting, titled "Veterans Experience, Strength, and Hope," takes place every Wednesday at noon. Additionally, in honor of National Recovery Month, we annually present the Chief Master Sergeant Russ Habighorst Humanitarian Award to a veteran in recovery who has been instrumental in spreading the message that recovery is possible.

RCN is passionate about creating a supportive environment where veterans can find the help and hope they need to achieve lasting recovery.

What We Do

At Recovery Community Network (RCN), our mission is to educate the community on substance use disorders and collaborate with influential leaders and lawmakers to expand the safety net for individuals living with or seeking help for substance use disorders. Our comprehensive approach includes:
Free Services: We provide services at no cost to individuals, ensuring that financial barriers do not hinder access to support.
Peer-to-Peer Support: We promote recovery through peer-to-peer services, leveraging the power of shared experiences and mutual support.
Multiple Pathways to Recovery: We utilize diverse pathways to recovery, including harm reduction, to meet individuals where they are on their journey.
Motivational Interviewing and Peer-Based Models: Our approach incorporates motivational interviewing and a peer-based model of help, empowering individuals to take charge of their recovery. Veteran Services: We offer specific services tailored to the needs of our veteran community, acknowledging their unique experiences and challenges.
Housing Assistance: We provide housing assistance to support individuals in the recovery community, recognizing the critical role of stable housing in recovery.
Stigma Reduction: We actively work to decrease stigma and increase recovery options, fostering a more inclusive and supportive environment for all.

By addressing these key areas, RCN is dedicated to building a healthier, more resilient community where recovery is always possible.