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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,...

ECU Recovery’s Purple Food Pantry

ECU Recovery’s Purple Food Pantry

East Carolina University’s Collegiate Recovery Community (ECU Recovery) was established in 2015 to provide educational opportunities, personal development, and social enhancement to students in recovery from mind-altering substances and to the allies that support...

ARHE – University of California Santa Barbara Staff Summit

Hosted by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) in conjunction with the Gauchos for Recovery program at UCSB, this summit is intended to support, connect, and educate collegiate recovery staff from across the country. Kicking off with an optional day...