Book outlines drug recovery program

Research largely gathered at Texas Tech has led to the publishing of a first-of-its-kind book that details the framework for substance abuse recovery programs in a collegiate setting.

The book “Substance Abuse Recovery in College” discusses issues such as the need for recovery services in college and could help universities around the world establish substance abuse programs for students.

Kitty Harris, the director of the Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery at Texas Tech and one of the book’s co-editors, said the center’s success has caused it to become one of the primary models that universities around the nation are trying to replicate, and the book highlights ways to implement similar types of programs.

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