Faculty Articles

Title

The Experiences of College Students in Recovery From Substance Use Disorders

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-11-2018

Keywords

college students, recovery, substance use disorders

Publication Title

Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling

ISSN

2161-1874

Volume

39

Issue/No.

1

Abstract

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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