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March 2019

ENROLL NOW! Constant Craving: Of Neuroscience and Addiction

March 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Continuing Education and Conference Center – University of Minnesota, 1890 Buford Avenue
St Paul, MN 55108 United States
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The drug problem in the United States is large compared to that of the rest of the world and depending on your perspective, that may come as a surprise. But then, given that one in every seven Americans faces a substance use disorder at some point in their lives,* it’s more likely a scenario that’s familiar to most. In conjunction with Brain Awareness Week, LearningLife has joined forces with the University’s Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, the Medical Discovery Team on…

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May 2019

Why Addiction is a Learning Disorder and Why It Matters

May 8, 2019 at 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Coffman Memorial Union Theater, 300 Washington Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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  Chris Wivholm Foundation is co-sponsoring the following event.  Medical Discovery Team on Addiction invites you to hear Maia Szalavitz, the author of bestseller “Unbroken Brain”. May 8, 2019 10:00-11:30 AM COFFMAN MEMORIAL UNION THEATER Maia Szalavitz is the author of the New York Times bestseller, Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction, which is widely recognized as an important advance in thinking about the nature of addiction and how to cope with it, personally and politically. Her…

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A Different Kind of Grief

May 10, 2019 at 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

We are excited to host Gloria Englund, MA, psychotherapist, author, Recovery Coach, and accomplished public speaker for a half-day training this Spring. Gloria is the founder of Recovering U, and offers highly acclaimed support groups for those who have lost a loved one to addiction. The stigma and shame surrounding the disease of addiction (that often keeps clients from seeking support after addiction-related deaths) can be lessened through education and understanding the role this disease plays in the grief process.…

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Chris Wivholm Scholarship Will be Awarded on May 16th

May 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
EPHS Performing Arts Center, 17185 Valley View Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
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We are proud to present our first Chris Wivholm Memorial Scholarship to an Eden Prairie High School student on Thursday, May 16th at 7 pm at the Eden Prairie High School Performing Arts Center.  

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September 2020

Pampered Chef Online Party – Think Christmas Gifts!

September 18, 2020 at 12:00 am - September 26, 2020 at 11:30 pm

Let's have some fun online and shop for Christmas gifts or for ourselves! Mark your calendar, and invite a friend or two! You’ll learn recipes and tips to help get delicious meals quickly on your table. A portion of the party sales will go to a great cause. Please select the option to have your order shipped directly to yourself!! The party will be happening on Facebook, please like the Chris Wivholm Foundation on Facebook and register to attend. Once…

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October 2020

Pampered Chef Fundraiser

October 4, 2020 at 8:00 am - October 10, 2020 at 11:30 pm

You’re invited to a Pampered Chef virtual fundraiser show for the Chris Wivholm Foundation! Follow this link to see all the new products, ideas and recipes offered this fall!! Be sure to place your order by Oct10th. If you have questions about anything don't hesitate to ask our consultant to suggest solutions or products. Thanks! Have fun shopping!!! We will have a LIVE Facebook Kick off for at 6 pm on Sunday Oct 4th! Join us to see the new fall products!! This event…

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November 2020

Pampered Chef Fundraiser

November 12, 2020 at 8:00 am - November 23, 2020 at 5:00 pm

You’re invited to a Pampered Chef virtual fundraiser show for the Chris Wivholm Foundation! Follow this link to see all the products, ideas and recipes offered this fall!! Get items for your holiday baking. And Pampered Chef items make great gifts for holiday giving!!! People are eating at home more than ever and PChef products can make that easier and more fun!!! Be sure to place your order by November 19th to be part of the fundraiser. You can order now…

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January 2021

Understanding the Science Behind Addiction: Why It is Not a Moral Failure of the Character

January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Please join us for online event UNDERSTANDING THE SCIENCE BEHIND ADDICTION: Why it is not a moral failure of the character on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 10am CST/ 11am EST. How many of us, who lost our loved ones, experience tremendous grief and face terrible stigma on top of that!  How many times did you feel that you had to defend your kid and to prove that she or he were a good person but suffered from a disease? …

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