Program Manager Collegiate Recovery Community
The University of Georgia
Jason Callis was hired as the first Program Manager for the Collegiate Recovery Community at the University of Georgia in 2013. Jason earned his BBA in marketing at the University of West Georgia. After earning his undergraduate degree he worked at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. He earned his MSW with a focus in mental health and substance abuse counseling from Kennesaw State University. While at Kennesaw State University he was both a student member and then graduate intern at the Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery. Jason has been involved with the development and growth of Collegiate Recovery Communities since 2010 and is a member of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education.
While at UGA he has collaborated with a number of other divisions and departments around campus to promote awareness of recovery. He has also established a close relationship with other collegiate recovery programs in the southeast that includes professional networking and cross-institutional activities. Jason has worked and volunteered for recovery and treatment programs specifically targeted to college students since 2009. Jason is dedicated to providing resources and a community for students in recovery from addictive behaviors, and he works closely with students in recovery to help them reach their academic and personal goals.