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.
recovery, higher education, substance use disorders, college
Health Psychology | Higher Education | Other Chemicals and Drugs
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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.
McNeill Brown, Austin, "Truly Promoting Diversity on College Campuses Means Supporting Persons in Recovery from Substance Use Disorders" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 64.
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