SOURCE: Hazelden

Hazelden

April 20, 2009 09:40 ET

Hazelden Teams Up With Rebuild Resources to Support the Livelihoods of Individuals in Recovery

CENTER CITY, MN--(Marketwire - April 20, 2009) - Recovery-theme apparel and gift items produced by the St. Paul based not-for-profit enterprise, Rebuild Resources, will now be available to consumers nationwide through Hazelden's online bookstore and popular catalogs. Hazelden is the world's leading publisher of addiction recovery resources.

Rebuild Resources provides meaningful, transitional employment for men and women who want to become sober, self-sufficient, and of service. Hazelden's online bookstore, www.hazelden.org/bookstore, and catalogs, provide books, gifts, and other resources that inform, inspire, and strengthen lifelong recovery from the disease of addiction.

The agreement between Hazelden's publishing division and Rebuild Resources is described as a natural fit by Nick Motu, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Hazelden: "Hazelden helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction through treatment services, publishing resources, education, research, and advocacy. Our mission is to guide and support people on the path to lifelong recovery, and having gainful employment is a very real and important part of that journey."

Student employees at Rebuild Resources stabilize their lives and gain tangible skills needed to bring value to prospective employers. Rebuild Resources then helps each person secure a permanent job which creates room for the next candidate.

All products designed exclusively by Rebuild Resources will be clearly identified by their logo in Hazelden's online store and catalogs.

As part of the affiliation, Rebuild Resources will also join Hazelden's Partners Program, linking customers of their online store, www.rebuildstore.com to Hazelden's online bookstore and catalogs. In return, Hazelden will give a 12 percent commission on all sales made through www.rebuildstore.com will further Rebuild Resource's mission to help people in recovery from addiction rebuild their lives and livelihoods. For more information about Hazelden's Partner Program, please visit www.hazelden.org/partnersprogram.

Doubly connected

Hazelden's Fellowship Club in St. Paul, Minn., a transitional living program for men and women in early recovery, has a longstanding relationship with Rebuild Resources. For a number of years, Fellowship Club residents have participated in employment training and job placement through Rebuild Resources, which has led, in many cases, to long-term jobs with livable wages in the Twin Cities. The Twelve Step philosophy and supportive work environment of Rebuild Resources reinforce important recovery principles and practices for Fellowship Club residents in transitioning into their newly sober lives.

About Hazelden

Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1949, helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. Built on decades of knowledge and experience, Hazelden's comprehensive approach to addiction addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care for youth and adults, research, higher learning, public education and advocacy, and publishing. For more information, please visit www.hazelden.org.

About Rebuild Resources

Rebuild Resources is a nonprofit social enterprise helping recovering men and women rebuild their lives through the most powerful social program of all: a job. For more information, please contact www.rebuildresources.com.

Contact Information

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    Christine Anderson
    Hazelden
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