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Student Health Services at Moffitt Health Center

Alcohol and Drug Programs and Resources

Eagle Check-Up at USM

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.

Instructions for students:

  • Email Lisa%20Wright   
  • Include Eagle Check-Up in the subject line.
  • 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 the program.

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 lifestyle 
  • CRC membership is confidential
  • Recovery seminars offering class credit
  • Scholarships
  • Organized health and wellness opportunities
  • Service-learning 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 lifestyle

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:

Lisa Wright with Student Health Services

phone: 601.266.5340
email: lisa.a.wrightFREEMississippi 

Use the Resources for Improving Student Well-Being to help you find a resource that can help if you find yourself in need.


Fall and Spring Semesters

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Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

*Pharmacy opens at 9 a.m. Monday - Friday*

Semester Breaks and Summer

Clinic and Pharmacy
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - Noon, 1 p.m - 4 p.m.

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Student Health Services at Moffitt Health Center
Scott Hall
118 College Drive Box #5066
Hattiesburg, MS 39406

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