April 15th, 2021

Celebrating 11 Years of ARHE

Join us on April 15th for National Collegiate Recovery Day! Each year on April 15th we celebrate the founding of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) back in 2010. We have a variety of virtual celebrations and programming to unite the collegiate recovery field:

#WearPurple on April 15th to support Collegiate Recovery! Showcase your photos and selfies on social media using the hashtags #WearPurple and #CollegiateRecovery Day. You can also print or use these signs to share why you support collegiate recovery:

Recovery Day Sign

Collegiate Recovery Day #11for11 Fellowship Fundraiser!

This year we are launching our #11for11 Fundraiser: asking for gifts of $11 in honor of our 11th Anniversary. Funds raised will go to our annual Fellowship Program to hire students in recovery to help grow the field as well as bolster their own professional development.

Ways to give:

Text STUDENTS to 44-321

Donate Directly Online

Give to the Facebook Fundraiser

    Schedule of Events

    All ARHE events during Collegiate Recovery Day will take place in the ARHE Common Room. ARHE Executive Director Tim Rabolt will be in the Common Room from 12:00 PM ET to 9:00 PM ET to answer any questions throughout the day!

    12:00 PM ET: #CollegiateRecoveryChat on Twitter

    Join us on Twitter and follow along the hashtag #CollegiateRecoveryChat for a nationwide discussion on the field, students in recovery, and Collegiate Recovery Day overall! We will also be hosting the chat live in the ARHE Common Room!

    2:00 PM ET: ARHE Past President Interview Series with Teresa Johnston 

    Teresa Johnston was the first ARHE Board President and stays involved to this day. Join us in the ARHE Common Room for a casual conversation with Teresa about her work at Kennesaw State University, how the field has grown, and where she sees the profession going.

    4:15 PM ET: Collegiate Recovery Hour of Power- Moderated by Keith Murphy and Amy Boyd Austin: Featuring Student Sharing and Stories

    Join us at 4:15 on 4/15 for the first ever Hour of Power event! Taking place in the ARHE Common Room, this event focuses on the power of student sharing and students’ recovery stories. All are welcome! View the poster here.

    7:30 PM ET: All-Recovery Speaker Meeting

    We cap off Collegiate Recovery Day with an All-Recovery Speaker Meeting featuring a student, alumni, and staff speaker. Join us in the ARHE Common Room as we wrap up the 2021 Collegiate Recovery Day!