The Collegiate Recovery Community

University of Mississippi

Upcoming Events

Pathways to Understanding Conference Series:

Neuroscience, Addiction, and Young Adults

When: April 2 – 4, 2014 (part 1 of 3)

Where: Kennesaw State University: Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery


2014 Cumberland Heights Southern Regional CRC Summit

When: May 15 & 16, 2014

Where: University of Georgia


5th Annual Collegiate Recovery Conference

When: June 5 – 7, 2014

Where: Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN


13th Annual Association Recovery Schools Conference

When: June 25 – 26, 2014

Where: Del Mar Hilton, Del Mar, CA

The Generation Rx University Conference

When: August 5 – 7, 2014

Where: The Ohio State University


CRC in the News

Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity Partners with the CRC

Teams from different sororities compete in annual soccer tournament to raise money for CRC.  Read more.

CRC students awarded scholarships for the Spring Semester 2014

We are excited to announce that nine students will receive $250 textbook scholarships.  This is the first time the CRC has awarded scholarships since it was established in 2010.  It is a significant milestone in the success of the recovery community at the University of Mississippi.  Thank you to our generous supporters who made it possible.  We are truly grateful.

UM Student Health Fair

The CRC participated in the annual health fair sponsored by the Office of Health Promotion on October 16, 2013.  The event gives students an opportunity to learn about health related resources available on campus.

2nd Annual Fall Speaker Event 2013

The speaker event was held on September 21 at the Inn at Ole Miss Ballroom.  Seventy-five people were present to hear a mother and son tell their inspiring story of how collegiate recovery communities have brought joy to their life.  Attendees included students, faculty and staff, alumni, community and family members.

Endowment established for the CRC

A college campus can sometimes seem like an untenable environment for those students enrolling or returning to classes after treatment for alcohol or substance abuse. Thanks to an initiative to expand support services for such students, the Collegiate Recovery Community at the University of Mississippi has received new endowment to help strengthen students’ recovery efforts. Read more.

2nd Annual Southern Regional CRC Spring Summit

The CRC attended the summit hosted by the University of Alabama on May 23-24, 2013.  The summit provides a forum to share ideas, questions, struggles, and successes of developing a collegiate recovery community.  Fifteen universities throughout the southeast were in attendance.  Universities represented were: Auburn University, Georgia Southern University, Jacksonville State University, Kennesaw State University, Mississippi State University, Texas Tech University, the University of Alabama, the University of Florida, the University of Georgia, the University of Mississippi, the University of South Carolina, and the University of Southern Mississippi.

Research Data

The CRC at UM and twelve other collegiate recovery programs are participating in a research effort to create a national CRC database.  The research is designed assess characteristics of early and long-term recovery in the collegiate population and track the effectiveness of CRC programs on improving recovery and educational outcomes.

UM Communications

WMC-TV Action News 5

Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal