Collegiate Recovery Program
Why Collegiate Recovery at Minneapolis College?
- Student’s in recovery looking for support
- Our history of being an addiction counselor training college
- Positive impact on student outcomes
- Connection with and support from community
- Students in need of support and students in recovery should feel safe and supported
- 1st CRP at a 2-year institution in Minnesota
Minneapolis College’s Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) is a program within the Division of Student Affairs, founded in 2017. The CRP is committed to supporting all students in recovery from substance use disorders to finding academic and personal success.
Minneapolis College's Collegiate Recovery Program has been named by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE) as the 100th collegiate program related to recovery in Higher Education. Among the nation's 1,462 community colleges, Minneapolis College has the 5th ARHE-recognized program aimed at supporting all students in recovery through interpersonal and cross-cultural communications.
The CRP is a collaborative effort between the University of Minnesota’s Boynton Health Clinic, Minneapolis College’s Addiction Counseling academic program, Student Affairs & Student Life and our 10-year old Addiction Counseling Club.
The collaboration extends into the greater metro area with a number of programs and community resources. The program is coordinated by the Dean of Students and employs a ½ time Addiction Counseling professional and 2 ½ time student workers plus a number of individual personal recovery coaches.
For more information about Minneapolis College's Collegiate Recovery Program, visit the CRP Website.