Office of Student Life

Student Wellness Center

Recovery Month: September 11 - 17

Individuals who are in need of accommodations to attend one of our events, such as live captioning, can request by emailing Mackenzie Hogan. Typically, 10 days notice will allow us to provide seamless access. 

 

Tuesday, September 13

SMART Meeting

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Baker Hall 099 or via Zoom

 

SMART Recovery is a science-based program to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behavior. This includes addiction to substances such as alcohol, nicotine, or drugs, or behaviors such as gambling, sex, eating, self-harming, etc. SMART stands for Self-Management And Recovery Training. SMART Recovery helps participants decide if they have a problem, builds their motivation to change, and offers a set of proven tools and techniques to support recovery in a supportive environment with others.

While this is an open meeting, we ask that only individuals who identify as in or seeking recovery support attend. Recovery Allies or other interested individuals can reach out to recovery@osu.edu for more information and ways to get connected.

 

 

Wednesday, September 14

Expectations vs Reality: Making Your College Experience Work for You

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

RPAC Amphitheatre/Lower Main Space

 

Join student life staff for an informal conversation breaking down the expectations vs. realities of the student experience.  

CRC All Recovery Meeting

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Baker Hall 099 or via Zoom

 

The CRC All-Recovery meeting is an opportunity for Ohio State students in or seeking recovery from alcohol and other drugs to build community and support one another in their daily journey in a meeting that is open to all recovery pathways. This meeting happens every Wednesday throughout the school year.

While this is an open meeting, we ask that only individuals who identify as in or seeking recovery support attend. Recovery Allies or other interested individuals can reach out to recovery@osu.edu for more information and ways to get connected.

 

 

Thursday, September 15

Recovery is Spoken Here Recovery Ally Training

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Ohio Union - Barbie Tootle Room

 

The Student Life Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC), in partnership with the Higher Education Center for Alcohol and Drug Misuse Prevention and Recovery (HECAOD), is excited to offer Recovery is Spoken Here trainings for faculty, staff and students. Our aim is to foster an environment where students in or seeking recovery feel accepted by their peers, are empowered to live genuinely, feel comfortable asking for help and are celebrated by the Ohio State community. By becoming a Recovery Ally, you are declaring to students in or seeking recovery that you embody these ideals. Lunch will be provided to all who register, and the training is aimed at Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students. Please register here.

SMART Meeting

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Baker Hall 099 or via Zoom

 

SMART Recovery is a science-based program to help people manage their recovery from any type of addictive behavior. This includes addiction to substances such as alcohol, nicotine, or drugs, or behaviors such as gambling, sex, eating, self-harming, etc. SMART stands for Self-Management And Recovery Training. SMART Recovery helps participants decide if they have a problem, builds their motivation to change, and offers a set of proven tools and techniques to support recovery in a supportive environment with others.

While this is an open meeting, we ask that only individuals who identify as in or seeking recovery support attend. Recovery Allies or other interested individuals can reach out to recovery@osu.edu for more information and ways to get connected.

 

College of Pharmacy Naloxone and Fentanyl Testing Strip Training and Distribution

4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Riffe 112/118

 

Harm reduction plays an important role in decreasing negative consequences associated with drug use. Utilizing a harm reduction approach includes meeting patients where they are and providing services along a continuum. There are several strategies to reduce the risk of opioid overdose and death including widespread access to naloxone and fentanyl testing strips. This program will provide participants with naloxone and fentanyl test strip training and distribution. Anyone interested in learning more about harm reduction as it relates to opioid use disorder is encouraged to attend!

 

For accurate numbers of Narcan, please register here.