Eagle Check-Up is offered in the Moffitt Health Center through a collaboration with
the School of Psychology for USM students only. Graduate students and professional
staff at the Moffitt Health Center will be implementing the program under the supervision
of Dr. Michael Madson, a Licensed Psychologist.
An indicated prevention program focused on students who use alcohol and/or marijuana.
Goals include (a) offering flexible, affordable prevention, (b) reducing hazardous
alcohol and marijuana use, and (c) promoting utilization of campus services.
Focuses on harm reduction (as opposed to abstinence message)
Two to three session model (in-person assessment & two feedback/problem solving sessions)
Additional services can range from follow-up booster sessions, referral to on-going
alcohol treatment or other university services.
Self-referrals: If you would like to participate in the Eagle Check-Up program, please contact Lisa
Wright using the instructions for students described below.
Mandatory referrals: Complete the Eagle Check-Up referral form and send it to Lisa Wright (Box 5066) within 24 hours of making the referral OR enter
your referral into Maxient.
Identify as a USM student and state you are referred to the Eagle Check-Up Program.
Please allow at least 4-6 weeks from making the referral for the student to complete
Collegiate Recovery Community
What is the Collegiate Recovery Community?
The Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC) is a program for students who are in recovery
from addictive disorders including alcohol, drugs and eating disorders. Students can
engage with and seek support from students fighting the same battles as well as have
access to supportive faculty and staff members on our campus. The program is designed
to assist these students with any struggles they may have in maintaining sobriety
while being a successful college student.
Participation in individual and group support services, such as 12-step programming
and relapse prevention skill-building
Access to faculty and staff available for personal and academic support
Engagement in activities and service projects that foster the development of a healthy
CRC membership is confidential
Recovery seminars offering class credit
Organized health and wellness opportunities
Anyone can attend AA and other 12 step meetings; they are not limited to CRC members
Be enrolled as a student at The University of Southern Mississippi with a minimum
of 3 semester hours
Have documentation of completion of a treatment program or involvement of a support
group from a sponsor
Have a commitment to recovery
Demonstrate respect for self and others
Be an active participant in a supportive recovery program
Engage in activities and service projects that foster the development of a healthy
Students: If you are a student interested in being a part of the CRC you can complete an online application for membership as well as send documentation of a completed treatment program or
a letter from your sponsor stating you are active in recovery.
Faculty/Staff: If you are a faculty or staff member who would like to provide support to students
in this program please contact Lisa Wright at 601.266.5340 or lisa.a.wrightFREEMississippi.
For more information or questions about CRC contact: