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Vision of Hope will visit the students of Brookings High School to share Melanie's story of addiction, recovery, and love for one another.

Feb. 18 & 20

Brookings High School

Melanie is looking forward to going back to where she received treatment to reach out to the current patients at Hazeldon Betty Ford.

March 11

Hazelden Betty Ford Treatment Center

Center City, MN


Women in Leadership & Learning (WILL) has invited Melanie to share her story : Fail, Fall, Fight, FLY! 

March 18  11 AM

WILL Luncheon

Swiftel Center

Vision of Hope will be attending SDSU's Nursing Career Fair to share Melanie's story and educate nurses & future nurses on the effects of opioids and addiction.

March 21

Nursing Career Fair


Sharing her story of addiction Melanie will speak at O'gorman High School.

April 9

Sioux Falls O'gorman High School

Sioux Falls, SD

Sharing her story of addiction Melanie will speak at Vermillion High School.

April 14, 1 PM

Vermillion High School

Vermillion, SD

Attending the Annual Wellness Summit as Keynote Speaker, Melanie looks forward to sharing her story of addiction and recovery. 

May 5, 2:30 PM

Work Well Summit with South Dakota Dept. of Health

Hilton Garden Inn Sioux Falls, SD

Joining the students of Deubrook Schools for their professional development day, Melanie will share her story about addiction and recovery.

Feb. 21, 1:45 PM

Student Professional Development Day

Deubrook Area Schools

Speaking to the staff and therapists at Children's Home, Melanie will share her story of addiction and how it affected her family.

March 5

Children's Home Society

Vision of Hope will be joining the students and staff of Sturgis Middle School to share the message, that your past does not define who you are today.

March 25

Sturgis Middle School

Melanie will attend the South Dakota Principal's Conference to share her story and educate on the warning signs of addiction. 

April 2

South Dakota 



Ocoma, SD

Melanie is excited to share her story as  a Keynote Speaker at the Judicial System Conference.

April 9, 11 AM

South Dakota Unified Judicial System Conference

Best Western Ramkota Hotel Sioux Falls, SD

Vision of Hope will attend the evening for Women event to share Melanie's story and be an advocate for mental health awareness.

April 14, 5 PM

Evening for Women

University of South Dakota Vermillion, SD

Continuing education for Nurses in North Dakota and Minnesota, Melanie hopes to share her story and spread awareness about her addiction and the Opioid Crisis. 

May 6, 6:30 PM

Nurse's Day

Wahpeton, ND

               OUR MISSION              

To educate the community as a whole about the firsthand effects and consequences of opioid abuse.


By sharing her inspirational story of addiction and recovery, Melanie Weiss hopes to empower, inspire, and extend a Vision of Hope to all who hear her message. 


Watertown, SD 57201


Tel: 605-868-1505