Meet Our Intern Jessica Meger

Jessica Meger is an intern in Vinland’s residential chemical health program. She is currently earning a bachelor’s degree in alcohol and drug counseling from Metropolitan State University. How did you become interested in substance abuse counseling? Past personal and family experiences. Why were you interested in an internship at Vinland? I was really interested in […]

Meet Our Intern Edwin Swaray

Edwin Swaray is an intern in Vinland’s residential chemical health program. He is currently earning a graduate certificate in addiction studies from St. Mary’s University. He has a master’s degree in health and human services from St. Mary’s University, and a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. Hometown Monrovia, Liberia How did […]

Vinland Receives National Council Award

Vinland Center has received the 2013 National Council Award of Excellence for Behavioral Healthcare Management from the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. Vinland was recognized at a special ceremony in Las Vegas on April 9 during the 2013 National Council Conference. Former First Lady and founder of the Carter Center, Rosalynn Carter, was the […]

Sharing Expertise in Cuba

In December 2012, Associate Director Duane Reynolds was part of 30-person delegation to Cuba sponsored by NAADAC (the Association for Addiction Professionals) and the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare. The delegation included mental health and substance abuse professionals from the United States. The delegation attended a variety of meetings and presentations regarding the latest […]

Winter Walkabout a Success!

The Fourth Annual Winter Walkabout raised more than $32,000 for Vinland National Center through donations, sponsorships, raffle ticket sales, and registration fees. Thank you for your generous support! Save the date for next year! The Fifth Annual Winter Walkabout will be on February 22, 2014.

National Council Award

I am proud to announce that Vinland has been named as an honoree to the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare’s Awards of Excellence! Vinland was recognized as the Program of Significance in Excellence in Behavioral Healthcare Management. The National Council for Behavioral Healthcare is an organization of behavioral health and addiction professionals with more […]

We’re Hiring

Vinland Center is growing and we have immediate openings for licensed alcohol and drug counselors. The open positions are at our facility in Loretto, located 20 miles west of Minneapolis in western Hennepin County. Vinland is a 61-bed residential chemical dependency treatment center for adults with a dual diagnosis of MI/CD and cognitive disability. Vinland […]