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Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

The Center for Addiction Recovery provides services to the local recovery population and educates students, researchers, clinicians, and the rural community about the diseases of alcoholism and drug addiction, and the process of recovery. The Center also strives to improve knowledge and understanding through translational addiction recovery research.

Vision Statement

To provide relapse-prevention and other recovery services to persons recovering from alcoholism and drug addiction among the Georgia Southern University population as well as those in the surrounding rural communities.

The Center for Addiction Recovery will:

-Foster research that contributes to the improvement of relapse-prevention and intervention strategies that are involved in the study of addictive disorders

-Provide recovering students with resources to assure relapse-prevention and academic success

-Contribute to social and community development through service projects that increase collaboration between the University and rural community members in recovery and aid in the garnering of recovery capital for students actively involved in the Center

-Empower students and the surrounding community to use education for relapse-prevention by improving self-confidence, decision-making skills, and interpersonal relationships.

Last updated: 11/5/2020