Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services (CRIS) provides a comprehensive continuum of care for students with substance use concerns. Services range from prevention, awareness, and exploration of consequences for high risk behaviors to a supportive, safe, and engaging environment that supports students seeking or contemplating recovery from addiction.

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Join Our Community

The first step in collegiate recovery is to connect with others who have experienced a similar journey. Our community is filled with unique individuals who have one thing in common: their lived experience in recovery.
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Collegiate Recovery Scholarships

Collegiate Recovery and Intervention Services offers scholarships to students pursuing early recovery on campus. Scholarships are an important aspect of the support we provide to students.

Sober Tailgate

The Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) tailgate is located on the Quad, steps away from Denny Chimes and University Boulevard. Yellow balloons, a concert tradition, fly high over our tent to signify a sober location.
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Supporters of Recovery

Supporters of the University of Alabama Recovery Model share our desire to help students tap into their strength, hope, and courage to live life one day at a time. We thank our "supporters of recovery" for sharing our commitment to our students.
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CRIS provides a variety of programming to educate the campus and the local community. Presentations are available on a variety of topics related to alcohol and other drug use and the recovery process.
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Family Focus

Family Focus is a monthly newsletter devoted to assisting families in recovery rebuild their family from a wellness perspective. Each month an inspirational message for family recovery provides great ideas to reflect upon.