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Resilience, Recovery and Reconnection with Caroline Beidler

Caroline Beidler, MSW is a grateful woman in recovery and past mentor at Connections Counseling. She is a recovery advocate, writer and consultant who founded and manages the storytelling platform:  BrightStoryShine. Caroline works with legislators, nonprofits, universities, federal agencies, and others to create innovative models that empower communities and people in recovery. She seeks to end the stigma around addiction and other mental health issues so that more people can get the support they need. Caroline and her family live in Tennessee where she enjoys chasing around her three-year-old twins, Henrick and Violet.

Reach Caroline at or @bright_story_shine or