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What are some of the challenges to the student in recovery?


We surveyed our listeners, and they reported the following:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/analyze/?survey_id=43372304&OPT=NEW


Matt I’m going to start with you, do you have any experience in this field of students in recovery?

How about you Air, what is your story, what is your experience?

And Jason, what is your day job and what has been your experience with the young addict?


What are some of the challenges to the student in recovery?

Some challenges include

stigma

pressure to use

hostile environment

stress

Isolation from off-campus support


What are barriers to success?

What are positive signs on campus for the student in recovery?

What supports are available?

Where do students go for support?

What kind of meeting should a student look for?

What if these types of meetings are not available?

What about time, aren’t students too busy for recovery activities?

Being the youngest in the group, is this a special challenge?

What about dating, what are your suggestions?

How about sponsorship? Any guidelines?

What is the experience with parents when they find out their student is in recovery?

In 2007, 10% of AA is less than 30 years old, do you think this has changed?  Why or why not?

Don’t all students drink and do drugs, how does someone know they have a problem?

For the student, what are some red flags which indicate possible addiction?


What about al-anon, do students go to alanon too?


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