The WRP also has a designated lounge area conveniently located on campus in Fort Awesome Room 138 and will be open five afternoons and evenings per week including weekends! The WRP  will serve a point of contact for Purchase students seeking a substance free place to hang out. The WRP will also help advocate for student needs and assisting them in utilizing resources on and off campus. The WRP will be staffed by students many of whom will be trained as Peer Recovery Coaches and will help run the program. The WRP is being funded through a New York State OASAS grant.

The WRP and its programs are designed to empower students. It is our purpose to enhance student’s wellness and help facilitate their pursuit of academic, personal and professional goals.

What the WRP Offers Students:

  • Peer to peer support
  • Devoted recovery staff
  • Substance free social events
  • Paid student worker positions
  • Lounge on campus
  • Community Meals
  • Advocacy, information and referrals
  • On campus support group meetings
  • Wellness related workshops
  • Service Opportunities
  • Leadership and professional development
  • Sober Tailgates
  • Graduation Dinner