Dan Griffin

Dan Griffin, M.A., author of "A Man’s Way Through the Twelve Steps", the first trauma-informed book taking a holistic look at men’s experience of recovery from addictions. He is co-author of groundbreaking curriculum Helping Men Recover, the first trauma-informed curriculum to deal with men’s unique issues and needs. He has worked in the mental-health and addictions field for almost two decades. He served as the state drug court coordinator for the Minnesota Drug Court Initiative from 2002-2010 and served as the judicial branch’s expert on addiction and recovery. He has also worked in addictions research, case management, public advocacy and counseling. Dan was recipient of the first Hazelden fellowship to train as an addictions counselor in 1998. In 2010, Dan started Griffin Recovery Enterprises, Inc. for consultancy and training. Griffin has been in recovery since graduating college in 1994. He will discuss his book, A Man’s Way Through the Twelve Steps.