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Collegiate Recovery Academy – Dec. 2. Learn how to become a Collegiate Recovery Ally!


UT has partnered with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to provide training for faculty and students to support the mental health and wellbeing of our students, including those in recovery from substance use disorder. This hybrid event held on December 2, from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm EST includes Recovery Ally Training, Question, Persuade, and Refer Suicide Training, and information about stimulants. Key speakers include UT System President Randy Boyd, Marie Williams, Commissioner of the TN Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Monty Burks, TN Faith Based Coordinator, and Karen Pershing, Executive Director of the Metro Drug Coalition. You may join the in-person gathering to view the event virtually as a group in room GEB A104 on the UTHSC campus or attend virtually on your own. Please click here for agenda and registration link.