Angie Haag is an intern in Vinland’s outpatient chemical health program. She is currently earning a degree in Addiction Studies from Hazelden Graduate School with an expected graduation date of December 2014.
What interests you about addiction studies?
I like the helping profession and I think that when it comes to addiction, there is a lot of hope.
Why were you interested in an internship at Vinland?
Because of my family, I have a strong connection with traumatic brain injury and addiction.
What has been your most rewarding experience so far at Vinland?
Last week, I got to help a woman celebrate her sober birthday. It was really cool!
What are your goals after graduation?
To get a job.
What do you do in your spare time?
I like to hang out with my cat and go camping.
Where do you most want to travel, but have never been?
What is your favorite book?
The DSM 😉
If you were immortal for a day, what would you do?
Do a lot of cliff jumping in the Grand Canyon.
What is your favorite quote?
“Lead from the back and let other people believe they’re in the front.” –Nelson Mandela
What is one question you wished more people asked you?
“What are your favorite memories?”