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About us

The Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) at Cal is a program for students in recovery from substance use as well as those who are currently struggling with alcohol and drug use. We are a community on campus dedicated to supporting students in their recovery efforts by providing resources for recovery, health & wellness, and academic success. With these efforts, we aim to create an inclusive environment and supportive community to help students thrive at Cal and beyond.

The collegiate recovery program at Cal is open to students in all stages of recovery and recognizes there are multiple pathways to recovery. We offer a community-based approach utilizing peer support services.

Our mission

Our mission is to promote the personal, academic and social success of students in or seeking recovery. In this pursuit, we aim to:

  • Grow an inclusive community for students struggling with alcohol and drug use regardless of financial, cultural, or social barriers.

  • Hold a safe space where students can create community, foster solidarity, and combat stigma attached to recovery.

  • Empower and advocate for students in recovery as a marginalized population, as a university-recognized program.

What we offer

  • On-campus recovery meetings

  • Sober social events

  • Individual and group support

  • Recovery advocacy and service opportunities

Contact us:

Address: 102 Sproul Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720

Email: recoveryatcal@berkeley.edu  

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Recovery Meetings and Resources

On-Campus Recovery Meetings:

Rotating Recovery, every Wednesday from 5-6:30 pm

Come experience different formats of recovery meetings and recovery pathways, drawing from 12-step and non-12 step programs.

All Recovery, every Friday from 5:30-7 pm

A nondenominational meeting for those practicing harm-reduction, abstinence or anything in between.

*Meetings will be held via Zoom until in-person instruction resumes

 

Off-Campus Recovery Meetings:

Alcoholics Anonymous

12-step recovery program for anyone who has the desire to stop drinking.

Find an AA meeting.

Narcotics Anonymous

12-step recovery program for anyone who has the desire to stop using narcotics.

Find a Narcotics Anonymous meeting.

Al-Anon

12-step program for those with family and loved ones struggling with alcohol and drug use.

Find an Al-Anon meeting.

Refuge Recovery

Buddhist path to addiction recovery.

Find a Refuge Recovery meeting.

On-Campus Resources:

UHS Social Services

Social Services at the Tang Center offers a range of alcohol and other drug-related services, supporting a spectrum of harm reduction goals for individuals and our campus community

Contact:

UHS Tang Center, Social Services

2nd floor, Room 2280

2222 Bancroft Way #2280

Berkeley, CA 94720

510.642.6074

 

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