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Collegiate Recovery Community

Morehead State University’s SIMPLE Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) program is dedicated to empowering students recovering from addictive disorders to achieve academic, personal and professional success while maintaining recovery. SIMPLE CRC provides a safe and supportive community for Eagle students in recovery, including a positive social atmosphere with like-minded peers, dedicated and qualified recovery staff, and an emphasis on becoming productive members of society.

SIMPLE CRC Recovery Meetings
Mondays at 7 p.m.
312 Allie Young Hall


For more information, contact Ashley Spencer at 606-783-2055.
 


Vision

SIMPLE CRC seeks to provide support for students in recovery from substance use disorders and process addictions while combating the stigma associated with addiction and recovery.
 
Goals
  • Provide a safe location on campus for students in recovery.
  • Create a platform, on and off campus, for support and advocacy for students in recovery and their allies in recovery.
  • Provide a socially engaging and empowering environment on campus to increase the sense of community and accountability for students in recovery.
  • Engage the larger community in a positive, solution-driven conversation around addiction and recovery.


Approach

We follow a holistic wellness approach in programming so that students develop in the Dimensions of Wellness:
 
  1. Emotional Wellness – Identifying, expressing and managing the entire range of feelings and considering seeking assistance to address areas of concern.
  2. Career Wellness – Engaging in work to gain personal satisfaction and enrichment consistent with values, goals and lifestyle.
  3. Social Wellness – Having a network of support based on interdependence, mutual trust and respect, and developing a sensitivity and awareness toward the feelings of others.
  4. Spiritual Wellness – Seeking harmony and balance by openly exploring the depth of human purpose, meaning and connection through dialogue and self-reflection.
  5. Physical Wellness – Getting adequate amounts of sleep, eating a balanced and nutritious diet, engaging in exercise for 150 minutes per week, attending regular medical check-ups and practicing safe and healthy sexual relations.
  6. Financial Wellness – Awareness of your budget and making an effort to save and manage finances in order to achieve realistic goals.
  7. Intellectual Wellness – Valuing lifelong learning and seeking to foster critical thinking, developing moral reasoning, expanding worldviews and engaging in education for the pursuit of knowledge.
  8. Creative Wellness – Valuing and actively participating in a wide range of arts and cultural experiences as a means to understand and appreciate the surrounding world.


Peer Support

The process of recovery is supported through peer-to-peer relationships and social networks. This often involves others or peers who become the champions of their peer’s recovery. They provide essential support to the journey of recovery; the challenges of academic, social, occupational and financial responsibilities; and the overall quality of family life.
 
The concept of resilience in recovery is also vital for peer members. The support of peers and friends is crucial in engaging and supporting individuals in recovery.
 
Peer support can come in the form of:
 
Health – Overcoming or managing a disease(s) or symptoms (abstaining from use of alcohol, illicit drugs and non-prescribed medications for those with addiction problems) and helping those in recovery making informed, healthy choices that support physical and emotional well-being.
 
College – Ensuring a stable and safe place to achieve academic goals.
 
Purpose – Conducting meaningful daily activities, such as job, school, volunteerism, family caretaking, creative endeavors, along with fostering independence and providing resources to participate in society.
 
Community – Having relationships and social networks that provide support, friendship, love and hope.
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