University of Vermont

Catamount Recovery Program

Levels of Engagement

JoggersThe Catamount Recovery Program provides the opportunity to be a part of a community that supports students interested in living a lifestyle of recovery while in college. The CRP offers many ways to get involved, to connect, feel supported, visible and valued, to develop relationships, advocate, and engage in service.

The following levels of engagement define membership in the Catamount Recovery Program. The CRP is a voluntary program specifically for students who are interested in having a community of support for their recovery.

Apply to the CRP

  • Download the application form.
    (For best results, open the form with Adobe Reader, which allows you to fill it out on the computer before printing.)
  • Sign the completed form and mail to:
    Catamount Recovery Program, Living Well, 590 Main Street, 112 Davis Center, Burlington, VT 05405.

Questions? recoverycommunity@uvm.edu

Mentors:

This level of engagement describes students who are engaging in a recovering lifestyle, are interested in having community/support for their recovery, have applied to and been accepted by the CRP, and have completed the CRP course requirements. They attend CRP lunches, drop-ins, monthly social activities, recovery group, are active on the private CRP Facebook, are engaged in service and advocacy work for the CRP, and actively seek opportunities to support the mission of the CRP and the support of students in or seeking recovery. They are eligible for CRP housing.

Established Members – Level 2:

This level of engagement describes students who are engaging in a recovering lifestyle, are interested in having community/support for their recovery, have applied to and been accepted by the CRP, and have completed the CRP course requirements. They may attend CRP lunches, drop-ins, monthly social activities, recovery group, the private CRP Facebook, be engaged in service and advocacy work for the CRP, and are eligible for CRP housing.

Members – Level 1:

This level of engagement describes students who are engaging in a recovering lifestyle, are interested in having community/support for their recovery, have applied to and been accepted by the CRP, and are enrolled in the CRP class. They may attend CRP lunches, drop-ins, monthly social activities, recovery group, the CRP course, and the private CRP Facebook. If they have been in active recovery for at least six months, they are eligible for CRP housing.

Prospects:

This level of engagement describes students who are engaging in a recovering lifestyle, are interested in having community/support for their recovery, but have not formally applied to the CRP. They are encouraged to attend CRP lunches and drop-in events.

Curious or Questioning students:

Established Members and Mentors are available to connect with students who are questioning their use, or considering recovery. Curious or Questioning Students are welcome to attend CRP drop-in or lunch if accompanied by an Established Member, Mentor, or Staff person in the CRP.

Last modified February 09 2017 10:05 AM