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The Recovery Academy + Augsburg University’s StepUP Program


Creating Futures: College + Recovery

The Recovery Academy and Augsburg University’s StepUP Program are two of the programs that make Minnesota’s recovery community truly unique and, together, we can increase outcomes for adult males seeking to establish successful recovery through college and beyond.

The Recovery Academy, a leading program for men with substance use, mental health, and co-occurring disorders, has joined forces with Augsburg University’s StepUP Program, the renowned collegiate recovery program, to offer a transformative journey for sustained recovery and personal growth through the support of our expert staff and a community of like-minded peers.

The Recovery Academy

The Recovery Academy: Since 2017, The Recovery Academy located in St. Paul, MN has been the national leader in long-term, transitional care for men with substance use mental health disorders and co-occurring. With an all-inclusive, yet highly tailored approach, each resident is slowly transitioned from the care and support they need to a life of independence.

  • Gradual Transition to Independence: Our program ensures a smooth step-down process, allowing individuals to gradually gain independence while receiving the necessary oversight and care during their recovery journey.
  • Discovering Purpose: Embark on a transformative recovery journey where you’ll uncover the power of finding meaning and purpose. By aligning your personal values with life goals, our team helps you reignite a sense of fulfillment, purpose, and direction in your life.
  • Clinical Excellence: Our experienced team of professionals provides comprehensive support, addressing both substance use and mental health needs, ensuring a holistic approach to recovery.
  • Experiential and Life-Skills Development: Engage in a variety of activities, including boating, golfing, fishing, and fitness, to develop new interests, cultivate healthy habits, and create a balanced lifestyle in recovery.

Augsburg University’s StepUP Program

Since 1997, StepUP has been helping students thrive in recovery while succeeding in college. StepUP is a unique, innovative, and robust collegiate recovery program offering full-time, on-site addiction counselors, an engaged community of support and accountability, and on-campus recovery residences.

  • Academic Support: Enroll or re-enroll in college with the support of StepUP,  Augsburg University’s collegiate recovery program, offering sober dorms, counseling services, and academic resources tailored to individuals in recovery.
  • Thriving Recovery Community: Join a vibrant community of peers and mentors who understand the challenges of recovery, providing support, encouragement, and a sense of belonging throughout your educational journey.
  • Building a Future: Pursue your long-term goals, achieve personal and academic growth, and embrace a future filled with hope, resilience, and success.

Contact The Recovery Academy at 339-222-2287 or visit our website at recoveryacademymn.com. Learn more about Augsburg University’s StepUP Program by phone, 612-330-1405 and at augsburg.edu/college-recovery-program.

Experience the best in care.

Experience the best in education.

The Recovery Academy and Augsburg University’s StepUP Program.

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