Substance use disorder is one of the most serious public health issues for young people in the United States. About 30% of full-time college students develop a substance use disorder during their academic careers, and nearly half a million identify as in recovery. Yet, many college campuses lack the resources necessary for college students to access important recovery-based programs and support. This brief explores the barriers to accessing Collegiate Recovery Programs on college campuses and provides recommendations to enhance student engagement and wellbeing.
Substance Use, Collegiate Recovery Program
Mental and Social Health | Substance Abuse and Addiction
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The author would like to thank Alexandra Punch, Shannon Monnat, and Natalli Amato for edits to previous versions of this brief.
Graham, E. (2023). Recovery Ally Training Helps to Reduce Stigma Against College Students in Recovery. Lerner Center Population Health Research Brief Series. 226. https://surface.syr.edu/lerner/226
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