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Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have recovery housing?

Although we don’t currently offer sober housing options on campus, we have members that are currently in living arrangements together and we have members that have live in sober living. Ask one of our members for more information on possible living arrangements with other sober roommates, or ask a staff member for more information about sober living. Information about sober living can also be found here. ARC has started working with Lynx Crossing, an Auraria campus dormitory, to provide sober living in the future. We will update our website and members as this progresses.

How do I get involved with ARC?

Feel free to drop by at one of our weekly recovery meetings or regularly occurring social events. We are a welcoming and inclusive group. Also, feel free to send us an email. We are happy to meet with you individually before a meeting/event to answer questions you may have and to accompany you to your first meeting/event.

What can I expect from attending All Recovery Meetings?

You will find a safe space to share, listen and connect with others who share the recovery lifestyle. All pathways to recovery are welcome and discussed. Our connection to each other is imperative so we place importance on engaging in in-depth, vulnerable, and solution focused discussion. The group norms and expectations are clearly explained at the beginning of the recovery meeting; if you have ever attended therapy, treatment, or support groups you will feel right at home.

What if someone needs one-on-one substance use counseling?

Please refer here for more information about free counseling at your school's counseling center. to the counseling clinic for more information on finding a therapist. You can also refer here for more information about free recovery coaching from ARC staff.

What if someone is interested or just curious about recovery?

You are welcome here! 

Is ARC free?


Who can participate in ARC?

Our meetings and events are open to students, alumni, faculty, and staff from the Community College of Denver, University of Colorado Denver and Metropolitan State University of Denver. The only requirement for membership is the desire to live a recovery lifestyle.

I’m an ally, how can I become more involved/show my support?


There are many service opportunities available! Please email us to discuss your interests and ideas further.


Check out our Recovery Ally Training! More information can be found here. Please email us to register for a training.

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