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Many Colleges Still in Denial About Need for Recovery Services

Article from Boston Globe by Felice J. Freyer


From the article:

"Jack Barkowski felt nervous about returning to college. He had spent the summer of 2017 not waiting tables or lifeguarding but painfully detoxing from tranquilizers and adjusting to life without drugs and alcohol. And he was still living in a halfway house when school began. How would he manage classes and social life while maintaining his sobriety and sticking to the house rules? The answer, he soon learned, was straightforward, and universal: with support from others like him."

Read this article to learn about how collegiate recovery programs can provide the support students in addiction recovery need to succeed in college while maintaining their recovery. 

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