George Washington University
About the Program
GW STUDENTS FOR RECOVERY
The Collegiate Recovery Program at The George Washington University began as a student organization called GW Students for Recovery (GW SFR). The first official meeting was in February 2012 and was attended by students, staff, and community members. The student organization and the beginnings of the official program both reside in the Division of Student Affairs. For recovery space, students are able to apply for access to the Serenity Shack, one level of a university townhouse. First-year students can elect to live in a Sober Living community, while affinity housing for sophomores and juniors will be available through an application process in a new residence hall opening in Fall 2016. The student organization has a full-time staff advisor, and the overall program initiative is overseen by the Senior Associate Dean of Students and one graduate fellow. The program is mid-size, with approximately 20-30 students engaged with the recovery program. Aside from weekly meetings, there are social events,
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COLLEGIATE RECOVERY PROGRAM
A collegiate recovery program (CRP) is a College or University-provided, supportive environment within the campus culture that reinforces the decision to engage in a lifestyle of recovery from substance use. It is designed to provide an educational opportunity alongside recovery support to ensure that students do not have to sacrifice one for the other.