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Collegiate Recovery Program

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Metropolitan State University’s Collegiate Recovery Program provides support and resources for students who have challenges with substance use or other behavioral addictions. We also support students working toward long-term recovery to increase overall well-being and meet educational, professional and personal goals.


  • Provide a safe and supportive community to students who are in all stages of recovery.
  • Reduce health disparities in addiction within marginalized communities and provide support for Metropolitan State University students from those communities.
  • Connect students in recovery with supporting resources and community connections.
  • Make a positive impact on student learning objectives, educational outcomes and goals, and professional aspirations.
  • Foster student-centered recovery through physical, mental, social and spiritual wellbeing through culturally responsive services.
  • Educate and build better awareness about substance use and addiction that promotes healing and long-term recovery.

Recovery Related Resources

This list includes information about related resources in the community. The list is organized by city.

Become a member of CRP/request more information

Our CRP is a new initiative and we would love for interested students to access the services and in a variety of ways. To become a member and/or request more information, please the CRP member/info request form and someone will follow up with you.

In addition, you can connect with CRP on Engage.

Email CRP at, or phone for more information at 651-999-5842 (navigator) or 651-793-1508 (Dean of Students).                                 

Core team/workgroup members

Maya Sullivan, Dean of Students—Lead
Lisa Schmid, LADC, Collegiate Recovery Program Coordinator
Carrie Noble, SLLD Representative  
Brianna Miller, Recovery Navigator
Dharshini Goonetilleke, faculty 

Extended team/work group members

Derrick Crim, faculty
Therissa Libby
Kevin Spading
Scott Washburn