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Twila Johnson

Coach, Bismarck-Mandan

Twila uses her own experience with addiction to help guide others on a path to wellness.

Coach type: Person with addiction (volunteer)

Coaching since: September 2017

Lived experience:

Because of my personal experience, I know addiction does not discriminate. It can affect anyone. I’ve learned my message of addiction wellness can carry hope for others. Everyone deserves what recovery has to offer.

Professional background:

I’m a nurse by profession. I’m in the business of and have made a life of caring for others. It’s my passion.


Mental health, post-incarceration support, healthcare, nursing


I was born and raised in North Dakota. I’m a mother of three grown children:Tyler, Trevor and Toria, and I have two beautiful granddaughters. I enjoy spending time in the outdoors, weather permitting.

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