Virtual Event: Supporting Students With Serious Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorders

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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Join the Recovery LIVE! Virtual Event: Supporting Underrepresented College Student Populations Experiencing or at Risk of Serious Mental Illness or Substance Use Disorders

Thursday, April 26, 2018 | 2–3 p.m. Eastern Time

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Did you know:

  • Approximately 1.8 million of the nationʹs college students meet the medical criteria for substance misuse or dependence
  • Increasing numbers of students report high levels of anxiety, hopelessness, and other symptoms of mental illness

SAMHSAʹs Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy invites you to join national leaders in a conversation about treatment and recovery supports for these underrepresented student populations. Presenters will:

  • Review data on the prevalence of serious mental illness and substance use disorders among college students.
  • Highlight an array of collegiate recovery support models that assist students with serious mental illness or substance use disorders.
  • Discuss opportunities for colleges and communities to provide recovery support services to help students at risk of developing, or experiencing, a serious mental illness or substance use disorder.

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