Below, you can find details and links for some of the meetings that one might find helpful when pursuing recovery.
The first Twelve Step program for Recovery, it is a voluntary worldwide fellowship of men and women who meet to attain and maintain sobriety. Sobriety is maintained through sharing experience, strength and hope at group meetings and through working through the suggested Twelve Step program for recovery with a sponsor.
A spiritual fellowship for those who have been affected by someone else’s drinking and using. Members can include parents, children, spouses, partners, brothers, sisters, other family members, friends, employers, employees, and coworkers of those who misuse drugs and alcohol, and who are addicted to pornography. Al-Anon is not a program for finding or maintaining sobriety. It is a program to help the families recover from the effects of someone else’s addictive behaviors.
“Al-Anon Frequently Asked Questions."
SMART stands for “Self-Management and Recovery Training." It is a peer facilitated CBT skills based recovery program that helps individuals gain independence from all types of addiction and addictive behaviors. The program emphasizes and teaches four key points to self-recovery: Building and Maintaining Motivation, Coping with Urges, Managing Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviors, and Living a Balanced Life.
"Introduction to SMART Recovery."
In conjunction with the 11th step, which states “Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood him," these meetings provide an avenue to practice prayer and meditation as a spiritual discipline in order to grow in recovery. They are open to everyone on campus.
Shameless is a student-started campus mutual aid accountability group for those with pornography and sex addictions.
A group of students who promote abstinent living, recovery support and assist with alcohol education and prevention around campus. Students have worked together to plan sober social events for the BARC such as host an alcohol screening day, Bob’s painting activity, and a move night. They are also in charge of Recovery Month events in September. Membership is open to any abstinent student on campus whether or not they are in recovery.
Through the counseling center, meetings are hosted in the BARC that train for Grit each fall. Grit is remembering there are multiple pathways to success, knowing when and how to ask for help, working hard even after you experience failure or feel like quitting and staying passionate about your purpose even when it is hard. Join us to learn more ways that you can get gritty and achieve your goals. Come for all 8 sessions, or drop in to just one, after all, we can all use a little grit in our lives!