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Jeffrey Lindseth

Coach, Bemidji

Jeff is a passionate sports fan, loves indie and punk rock music and movies. He's been coaching since 2015.

Coach type: Person with addiction and loved one (volunteer)

Coaching since: 2015

Lived experience:

I started my journey to wellness from addiction on November 7, 2011. Alcohol and opiates were my drugs of choice. I experienced legal trouble, with multiple DUIs and felony theft, and other consequences in my life. But I decided that I wanted to change.

Professional background:

I’m currently employed by Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota as a Peer Support Advocate, working in a primary care clinic. I help guide patients through the recovery process in the clinic and community. I also serve as a volunteer coach at Face It TOGETHER Bemidji and have both Community Health Worker and Peer support Mental Health Specialist licenses. I love working with a wide variety of people.

Expertise:

Opiate addiction, Native American support, twelve-step program, support group facilitation, medication-assisted treatment

Interests

I love indie and punk rock music, and vinyl records especially. I’m a passionate fan of Minnesota sports teams and my favorite sport is baseball. I enjoy bird hunting and being out in the woods with the hunting labs. TV shows I love: Arrow, Homeland, The Resident, Chicago Fire, Altered Carbon, 13 Reasons Why and Bosch. Movies: Anything John Hughes, Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, Kubrick and Nolan brothers direct.


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