Author(s)/Creator(s)

Austin McNeill BrownFollow

Description/Abstract

College students who struggle with substance use disorders often experience decreased motivation, poorer academic performance, social isolation, and lower retention rates. This issue brief examines how Collegiate Recovery Programs help students in recovery from substance use disorders remain sober and excel academically.

Document Type

Issue Brief

Keywords

recovery, higher education, substance use disorders, college

Disciplines

Health Psychology | Higher Education | Other Chemicals and Drugs

Date

3-31-2020

Acknowledgements

The author would like to acknowledge Dr. Thom Kimball, Dr. Kitty Harris, and Teresa Johnston for their contribution and guidance as well as the Association for Recovery in Higher Education. Additional acknowledgement to Alexandra Punch, MPA and Dr. Shannon Monnat for the reviewing and editing of this brief.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

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