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Recovery Resources

Colorado College is making a concerted effort to increase supports for students in recovery by working with campus partners to implement environmental and policy changes more conducive to maintaining sobriety. We also works to increase our community's understanding and awareness of how perceived norms, peer pressure, and dominant cultural narratives about alcohol and drugs create challenges for students in recovery. We encourage sober students and to reach out to the Wellness Resource Center to make sure needs are met on campus.

Campus and Community Resources:

  • In the Counseling Center, Betty Jo Smith, Brenna Sturgeon, and Bill Dove are all Certified Addiction Counselors
    • To make an appointment at the Counseling Center: 719-389-6093
  • Chaplain Kate Holbrook, a confidential resource.
  • Peer support group for students in recovery: contact Betty Jo Smith for information, bsmith@coloradocollege.edu
    • Contact the Counseling Center for information about time and location: 719-389-6093
  • Springs Recovery Connection, a non-profit community-based recovery support organization
  • Colorado Springs community AA, NA, and Al-Anon meetings held on campus

These are just a few of the many websites that can connect you to AA, NA, Al-Anon, and other recovery meetings virtually or remotely. We encourage people to try different meetings to find a community that best supports them. Also, check out these helpful tips from The Temper for staying sober at home:

17 Ways to Stay Sober When You're Stuck at Home

We also encourage sober students and students in recovery to consider applying to live in one of the Substance-Free Living Learning Communities on campus.

Report an issue - Last updated: 12/17/2020