NorthEast REgion

University at Albany

Program Details

Established: 2012
Region: Northeast
State: New York
Program Contact: Kelly Gorman
(518) 956-8477

About the Program

University at Albany Collegiate Recovery Program

The University at Albany Collegiate Recovery Program is housed as an arm of the Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Division of Student Affairs.  The program has meeting space within the Middle Earth Peer Assistance Program office suite. The Assistant Director for Prevention and Program Evaluation at CAPS, a licensed psychologist, provides professional leadership; two volunteer Peer Recovery Leaders also provide student organizational leadership or the program. The CRP is currently mid-size and growing. Recovery programming includes self-help and mutual aid groups on campus, counseling and support services, and peer-to-peer training and services through the Middle Earth program. Many campus offices and student groups are allies to our CRP and can be located in an asset map that is posted online at the Transforming Youth Recovery website. Membership in the CRP is open to any University at Albany student who is in recovery from substance use, mental health concerns, and related issues. Newcomers are welcome, and we look forward to your involvement.

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A Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) is a college or university-provided program that includes a supportive environment within the campus culture. CRPs reinforce the decision to engage in a lifestyle of recovery from addiction/substance use disorder. It is designed to provide an educational opportunity alongside recovery supports to ensure that students do not have to sacrifice one for the other.

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