As the semester comes to a close, stress levels naturally rise across campus. Not only that, the winter holiday season is often fraught with worry and brings about mixed feelings among students. Between tending to loved ones and studying for demanding classes, the end of the year can be a bittersweet time for many. During this busy time, it’s important to continue to take care of oneself.
Thanks to a band of students and staff who envisioned a campus recovery-centered community in 2016, we now have the presence of a collegiate recovery community here at the U. That group of advocates in 2016 understood how impactful inappropriate substance use can be to a student’s overall wellness and the importance of support.