Faculty Articles

Title

The Experiences of College Students in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-11-2018

Publication Title

Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling

Volume

39

Issue/Number

1

First Page

46

ISSN

2161-1874

Last Page

62

Abstract/Excerpt

Colleges are often substance‐saturated environments, creating challenges for students trying to maintain recovery from substance use disorders. Using phenomenological method, this study sought to enhance understanding of the experiences of college students in recovery. Findings include 6 main themes that describe the experiences of participants, and implications for professional counselors are delineated from these findings.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1002/jaoc.12040

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