The Collegiate Addictions Committee seeks to develop research to improve Collegiate Recovery Programs, and understand the unique characteristics of addiction in the college population.
Research on college aged offenders is lacking and the committee would like to conduct research focusing on college aged offenders.
Research by Current Members
- Members are researching non-suicidal self-Injury and substance abuse among college students. This research has examined differences in substance use among college students that engage in NSSI and those that do not. This research can help improve assessment of college students in collegiate recovery communities.
- Members are researching mTBI among college athletes and its effects on risky decision-making. This research has been presented at multiple conferences and a manuscript is being prepared from this research.
- Members have established a collaborative relationship with the University of Florida Collegiate Recovery Community. Research on the trends of collegiate recovery communities, efficacy, characteristics, and interventions is being planned. This research will also examine collegiate recovery communities more broadly.