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Four Directions

Medicine Wheel as it Pertains to Recovery – Reuben Twin, BA, SUDP

Reuben Twin, Oglala – Lakota, Waatunwan (Lakota Language: Looking for our Relations) Program Manager and Cultural Services with Mother Nation Organization.   Reuben Twin is an Oglala Lakota from Pine Ridge South Dakota, who has worked in the substance use disorder field for the last 22 years. He has worked with the Coast Salish Tribes of Muckleshoot, Puyallup, Snoqualmie and Cowlitz Tribes of Washington as a Substance Use Disorder Professional and with Downtown Emergency Service Center in Seattle Washington with their housing program as a counselor. Reuben currently works with Mother Nation as a Housing – Outreach Program Manager, which is an Indigenous organization that provides Domestic Violence Advocacy, Housing Services and Cultural services to individuals who need housing assistance and provides traditional culturally appropriate engagement and support at the same time in assisting. Reuben has utilized the Medicine Wheel teachings in all aspects of his work in the Substance use field as well as his outreach work in the community.  

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Four Directions – Cultural Awareness and Healing Support Conference

September 18-21- 2023

Four Directions continues to grow and offer so much since it was first launched 15 years ago. This year’s Four Directions conference promises to be one of the best opportunities to combine evidence-based and culturally based treatment, prevention, and recovery practices yet!