Collegiate Recovery Community

Big Changes on the Horizon

In the near future, Big Red Resilience & Well-being is merging into a brand-new campus Well-being Collective.

Additional details to be announced soon. Stay tuned.

Collegiate Recovery Community

A caring, supportive, and confidential group fostering individual well-being, academic success, and character growth. CRC transforms students in recovery into leaders.

Students at UNL and other Nebraska higher-education institutions seeking help from addiction have a home in the CRC.

Join the Community
Students at Memorial Stadium

Benefits of Recovery

Research shows students in recovery who participate in collegiate recovery programs attain higher GPAs, higher persistence rates and higher graduation rates.

CRC members have access to:

  • Social support and fellowship with other students in recovery.
  • Weekly meetings in an alcohol-free and drug-free environment to talk with peers. Open to all recovery programs.
  • Leadership opportunities in Nebraska's collegiate recovery community.
  • Referrals to specialized services, including individual counseling; well-being coaching; tutoring; and financial aid.

CRC led me by the hand in my recovery. I was too afraid to do it alone.

UNL Senior, age 22. In recovery 1 year.

The community vastly improved my feelings towards recovery - changing my focus towards the benefits for myself for the first time ever. This changed every aspect of my life including relationships, work ethic, and mental health. I found forever friends that support me through the up and downs. This program changed my life and, honestly, probably saved it.

UNL Junior, age 22. In recovery 2 years.

CRC showed me where to find quality meetings and friends. I couldn't stay sober without the fellowship. This fellowship is strong

UNL Senior, age 31. In recovery 7 years.

Do a Self-Check

You can take free and anonymous screenings for alcohol use, prescription drug use, marijuana use, disordered eating, anxiety, well-being, post-traumatic stress, gambling, opioid misuse, psychosis, and adolescent depression.

Each screening only takes two and half minutes. You will receive an anonymous evaluation, immediate feedback, and contact information for a variety of resources and referrals offered at the university and in the community.

Go to ScreenU

Support the CRC with a Donation

Individuals wishing to help students in their journey away from addiction can make monetary donations to a fund established at the University of Nebraska Foundation.

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