Viewpoint Dual Recovery specializes in treating individuals who are struggling with mental health and substance use disorder. Among that group is often college students who are struggling with co-occurring disorders such as a mental health disorder and a substance use disorder. Our goal is to help young people get the help they need in order to find their way to health and happiness. If you believe that mental health and substance use disorder are affecting your personal well-being or academic success, Viewpoint Dual Recovery can help. If you are attending classes at any of the following schools, you are eligible to enter:

We are hosting an essay competition for undergraduate and postgraduate students (18+) who are (or were) enrolled in any of the following schools:

  • Arizona State University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • University of Arizona
  • Prescott College
  • Yavapai College
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

In the essay, we would like you to examine your personal struggles with mental health and substance use. Please write 500-1,000 words exploring your experiences with mental health, substance use, and your treatment experiences (if available). Please use the following header in the top left corner of the first page (do not include a title page):

  • First and last name
  • Age
  • Most recent college attended
  • Date

Your title should be centered and include the phrase “Viewpoint Scholarship Essay” or something similar.

Competition Begins Spring 2021

Please check back on our website over the next few weeks for details. The winner of the competition will receive 90 free days of treatment at our mental health treatment center in Prescott, AZ. The subject of your emailed submission should appear as follows: 

First and Last Name, Age, College 

International Students Are Welcome!

If you are an Arizona college student who is living in or around the Prescott, AZ, area, you are eligible to enter the competition. If English is not your first language, just let us know in the first paragraph. While we deeply appreciate essays that have been proofread and spell-checked, being a native English speaker is not a requirement. 

Disclaimer and Privacy Information 

In order to protect your privacy, we will only be announcing the winner’s name and essay. We will not be announcing that they attended 90 days of treatment. We may post part of your essay on our website and social media even if you don’t win; by entering this competition, you agree to transfer ownership of your writing to Viewpoint Dual Recovery. If you would like your submission to remain anonymous, please add the word “anonymous” to the subject header of your email. Admission is contingent upon full compliance to and completion of the program. Viewpoint Dual Recovery reserves the right to end the competition at any time. Please submit entries through our Contact Form with the subject line: “Scholarship Entry.”

Contact Us

Please check back on our website for more information regarding the competition. If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency, please call 911.