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Penn State Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC)

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In 2011 the Penn State Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) was founded to help students in recovery from alcohol and other addictions. The CRC is a program within Student Affairs that provides various types of support, and is located in rooms 105 and 106 of the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center.

The CRC:


The CRC has two affiliates:

Lions for Recovery (a student-run organization)

Lions for Recovery (LFR) is a student-run group that provides students in recovery, desiring recovery or allied with recovery a supportive organization where they can reach their potential while enjoying an authentic college experience free of alcohol and drugs. LFR is dedicated to supporting the recovery community at Penn State through personal growth, service, and social activities.

Lions in Recovery (an official alumni interest group).

Lions in Recovery (LIR) provides Penn State alumni in recovery a professional and social outlet. LIR provides support, social unity, and professional networking. We aim to support, advance, and enrich everyone involved in the Collegiate Recovery Community while fostering a sense of pride in and commitment to Penn State and its Alumni Association.

The CRC protects the anonymity of all members.

120 Boucke Building | 814.863.4926 | Contact The Student Family Services Office