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Collegiate Recovery Community

What is Recovery?

"A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live self-directed lives, and strive to reach their full potential."
--Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

What’s the Collegiate Recovery Community like at DePaul?

Our Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) embodies the Take Care DePaul message by fostering connection and support among all interested students. By being a part of this community, students will succeed academically, socially, and personally in a safe, supportive, and collective environment. Recovery can mean different things to different people, but at DePaul’s CRC, all are welcome. The CRC is open to any DePaul student who identifies as being in recovery, whether from substance use/misuse, eating concerns, and/or mental health concerns. There are lots of ways to be involved. Email us to learn more at hpw@depaul.edu!

Current CRC Opportunities at DePaul:

  • Weekly meetings offering peer to peer connection and support
  • Connection to the Substance Misuse Prevention Specialist in Health Promotion and Wellness on an ongoing basis for support, advocacy, and resources
  • Sober housing accommodations are available on a case-by-case basis. Please contact hpw@depaul.edu for more information.

DePaul is a proud member of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education. ARHE is the only association exclusively representing collegiate recovery programs communities (CRCs), the faculty and staff who support them, and the students who represent them.

Are you in recovery and wanting to learn more about this community and our resources here at DePaul? Email the Office of Health Promotion & Wellness to learn more! hpw@depaul.edu

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