Rise Above Colorado

Rise Above Colorado works to prevent teen drug abuse. The program is notable for its Colorado Methamphetamine Project which includes free resources for educators and community leaders to educate youth about meth use. Continue reading

Transforming Youth Recovery

Transforming Youth Recovery is a 501(C)3 non-profit that supports research into effective programs for youth wellness and recovery and supports communities as they implement effective youth recovery programs. Continue reading

Stories of Impact – Videos Highlighting Collegiate Programs and Personal Stories

This website features videos about youth recovery from the non-profit Transforming Youth Recovery. The videos feature personal stories about youths in recovery with a focus on collegiate recovery programs. One series of videos is hosted by former Miss USA and recovery advocate Tara Conner who shares her own experience with addiction and recovery. Note: these videos discuss traumatic events individuals have experienced and may be triggering for some viewers. Continue reading

Capacity Building for Collegiate Recovery

This report from Transforming Youth Recovery provides a roadmap for building capacity to serve students in recovery from a substance use disorder on college campuses. The report describes a continuum of 6 steps students and their supporters can take to build and support campus recovery programs. Continue reading