Trainings & Presentations

The University of Denver Health & Counseling Center provides outreach to the DU community through a variety of trainings and presentations promoting health and well-being. Currently, we offer three trainings focused on collegiate recovery, detailed below. Each can be customized to fit your group's specific needs.

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Collegiate Recovery Program: What Is It?

30 minutes

Participants interested in becoming supportive and supported members of our DU community recovering from alcohol and other substances are encouraged to register for the Recovery Ally training. The Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP) is designed to ensure that no one has to sacrifice academic excellence or a social belonging for their recovery. Through the Collegiate Recovery Program provides a social and study space at the Center for Collegiate Recovery for those in recovery and those whose lives have been affected by substance use and behavioral disorders.

Through this interactive workshop, participants will learn:

  • The prevalence and complexities of recovery
  • Why there is a need for the Collegiate Recovery Program
  • What services are provided by the Collegiate Recovery Program
  • How to support the Collegiate Recovery Community as a member of the DU campus

Opioid Overdose Response Training (Narcan)

60 minutes

Attendees of Opioid Overdose Response Training (OORT) will learn how to identify an overdose emergency, how to obtain and utilize Narcan (naloxone HCl), gain insight regarding the Good Samaritan Law, and understand through a DEI lens how Narcan has become a social justice issue. Each training is scheduled for one hour.

Recovery Ally Training: Recovery Spoken Here

60–90 minutes

This training provides awareness and skills to become an ally of students in recovery. The training explores warning signs of a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and how to connect students to support through the HCC Collegiate Recovery Program. Additionally, attendees will learn how to partner with the Collegiate Recovery Program.