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#RecoveryMonth: My Experience with ARHE

By Ali, ARHE on September 30, 2019

Collegiate recovery was something very interesting to be as a “non-traditional” student. As a 33-year-old enrolled in a program catered towards working adults I was only on campus every other week (except when I went to the gym…because hey it was free) and didn’t get involved in many social activities. I also attended a very small private Catholic university that did not have a Collegiate Recovery Program. So, my experience and what collegiate recovery has done for me seems to be a bit different than the “average” collegiate recovery experience.

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#RecoveryMonth -- Recovery High Schools: Often a Community’s Best Kept Secret

By Rebecca Bonner, ARS on September 28, 2019

As the principal of The Bridge Way School, one of about 50 recovery high schools around the United States, I wish I had a dollar for every time I hear from a parent/judge/probation officer/case manager/counselor that we are “Philadelphia’s best-kept secret.” I hear similar statements from other principals of recovery high schools across the country all the time.

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#RecoveryMonth: ARHE Advocates for Students in Recovery Nationwide

By Ashley, ARHE on September 27, 2019

The Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) is a national organization aimed at helping universities across the country to design, implement, sustain, and improve their Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRPs). ARHE encourages Collegiate Recovery staff and students at all universities to build connections and share resources with one another.
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#RecoveryMonth: What is LifeRing?

By Byron, LifeRing on September 25, 2019


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