This week Ryan chats with Dr. Victoria Burns about how she uses her lived experience to create a safe, inclusive space for students, faculty and staff in addictions recovery. One of only three currently in Canada.
Dr. Burns has founded the UCalgary Recovery Community (UCRC), a peer-driven, inclusive space supporting addiction recovery, building community, and reducing addiction stigma on campus.
🔹 brief history of Collegiate Recovery Programs in North America
🔹some of her own recovery story
🔹a multiple pathways approach to recovery
🔹stigma around being in recovery
🔹recovering out loud
If you’re interested, read more about Dr. Burns and her team’s trailblazing initiative at the University of Calgary.
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