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ARHE Update on 2020 National Collegiate Recovery Conference

ARHE Update on 2020 National Collegiate Recovery Conference

Our annual National Collegiate Recovery Conference is much more than an event. The experience is an orientation, a celebration, and a reunion. For the past 10 years we have hosted the conference to bring staff, students, and other stakeholders together to grow and...

Students’ Top Tips for Navigating Recovery During COVID-19

Students’ Top Tips for Navigating Recovery During COVID-19

In this week’s blog, our interns share how they’re navigating recovery during COVID-19 and the practice of physical distancing, including challenges they’ve faced and top tips for accessing recovery digitally.  What's been the most helpful recovery resource for you...

ARHE Spotlight: Louise Irizarry

ARHE Spotlight: Louise Irizarry

ARHE Spotlight: Louise Irizarry Next in our Spotlight series, we are honored to feature Louise Irizarry, our business manager. Louise tells us about her experiences with ARHE back in the early days, how she has seen it evolve, and what she is most proud of.  How did...

Black History Month & Collegiate Recovery Reflections

Black History Month & Collegiate Recovery Reflections

February is a month when ARHE and I take time to reflect on everything related to Black History Month. Personally, I always remember just how influential Jackie Robinson was not just to baseball and society at large, but to the addiction field as well.  Jackie’s son...

Student Spotlight: Chava Evans

Student Spotlight: Chava Evans

Next in our Student Spotlight series we are honored to feature Chava Evans. Chava tells us about his experiences in a collegiate recovery program and how it ultimately impacted his recovery. Tell us about why you chose a CRP. Chava: Before I found Rams in Recovery, I...

The State of the Association: An Outlook on Collegiate Recovery

The State of the Association: An Outlook on Collegiate Recovery

In May of 2014, I ventured out to Minneapolis for the 6th National Collegiate Recovery Conference at Augsburg College (now Augsburg University). Until learning about this conference, I had no idea about the true reach of collegiate recovery. I didn't know about Brown,...

ARHE Collegiate Recovery Spotlight Series: The Ohio State University

ARHE Collegiate Recovery Spotlight Series: The Ohio State University

The Collegiate Recovery Spotlight Series features an in-depth look at various collegiate recovery programs (CRPs) across the country. This webinar featured the program at Ohio State University, which is described as follows: "The Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) is...

Inaugural National Collegiate Recovery Day 2020

Inaugural National Collegiate Recovery Day 2020

The inaugural National Collegiate Recovery Day will take place on Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Collegiate Recovery Day will be an annual celebration to coincide with the anniversary of the founding of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE), which was...

Student Spotlight: Shauntelle Hammonds

Student Spotlight: Shauntelle Hammonds

We're honored to feature Shauntelle Hammonds — who is also a member of ARHE’s board — in our Student Spotlight series. Shauntelle tells us about her experiences in a collegiate recovery program, and explains how a CRP has supported her and her recovery. Tell us about...

CRP Spotlight: University of Michigan

CRP Spotlight: University of Michigan

Collegiate Recovery Programs, or CRPs, have the potential to positively influence a student's recovery and the outcome of their studies. Each program varies, however, in terms of its conception of recovery, the types of recovery support available, and activities...

Introducing Harm Reduction in Collegiate Recovery

Introducing Harm Reduction in Collegiate Recovery

Angie Bryan, a recovery program manager at the University of California, Santa Barbara, saw that opportunities to help people — and potentially reverse overdoses — were being overshadowed by debates around recovery goals. Ultimately, she found, everyone is trying to...

Wake up: A Guest Blog by Freddy Shegog

Wake up: A Guest Blog by Freddy Shegog

This week we are honored to post a guest blog from the inspiring Freddy Shegog. He shared his experience of collegiate recovery and how it has transformed his life. Over to Freddy. I entered college after some monumental life experiences changed the molding of my...

The History of Collegiate Recovery

The History of Collegiate Recovery

Collegiate recovery programs, or CRPs, have been in existence for 40 years. They are designed to provide a supportive environment, educational opportunities, accountability, and a normative college experience. The main forces behind their development included the...

CRP Spotlight: Kennesaw State University

CRP Spotlight: Kennesaw State University

Collegiate recovery programs have the potential to impact the trajectory of a student’s recovery, as well as the student’s entire life. Not all programs are the same, however.  They each differ in terms of environment, supports, how they view recovery, and how they...

Behind The Scenes of The ARHE 2020 Conference

Behind The Scenes of The ARHE 2020 Conference

Each year hundreds of people gather from across the nation for our renowned Association of Recovery in Higher Education conference, bringing together Collegiate Recovery Programs, Recovery Schools, and Alternative Peer Groups. We see attendees — students, families,...