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Return to Operation

Latest Updates from Cougars in Recovery as of September 2, 2021

Cougars in Recovery has resumed face-to-face services to the UH community. In-person support will be by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Beginning August 23rd CIR staff will be back in the office Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Wearing a mask is strongly encouraged for all face-to-face appointments. If you need support, please contact our department at 713.743.7379 or mcmusgrove@uh.edu for more details on how to schedule an appointment.

Program Director, John Shiflet
Email: jashifle@central.uh.edu
Phone: 713.743.5826

  • Welcome

    A collegiate recovery program (CRP) is a College or University-provided, supportive environment within the campus culture that reinforces the decision to engage in a lifestyle of recovery from substance use. It is designed to provide an educational opportunity alongside recovery support to ensure that students do not have to sacrifice one for the other.

    Cougars in Recovery (CIR) provides students in recovery from addiction a safe and sober environment that assists and supports them as they pursue their academic and professional goals, walk the path of recovery, and participate in the diverse social opportunities available on campus.

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OUTREACH METRICS

  • 200+Students Served
  • 73Alumni
  • 3.43Average Community GPA FY 21
  • 93%Recovery Rate

IN THE NEWS

Programs

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Source of Strength

This program will engage students who are in recovery from alcohol and/or other addictions through a series of leadership trainings and Cougars in Recovery events.

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Career Ready Coogs

Career Ready Coogs offers individualized support in professionalism, resume building, networking, and interviewing. Support ranging from how to address experienced gaps of employment and/or academic training from incarceration or treatment in a resume and interview setting, to members who are newly embarking on their career search, Career Ready Coogs targets it all.

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Outdoor Adventure Learning Experience

Through the Outdoor Adventure Learning experience our community members are able to reach their highest heights in recovery. Community members and staff travel to a state park, national park, and an international destination to camp and hike. Integrating leadership development, participants can expect growth interpersonally, in their community, and in their recovery.

GIVING TO CIR

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CONTACT US

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If you are interested in learning more about CIR, would like to receive regular updates or learn how to get involved, please email us using the button below.

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