Collegiate Recovery Support at Local Universities

Community College of Philadelphia

Office of Collegiate Recovery at Community College of Philadelphia 

Offers multiple resources for students including peer led meetings and individual coaching 

University of Pennsylvania

Office of Alcohol & Other Drug Program Initiatives 

Offers multiple resources including First Step program, counseling and education

First Step Program 

First Step is a confidential harm reduction program available to students to openly explore issues involved in their substance use. Program goals include increasing self awareness, identifying risk patterns, provide support and encouragement, and learn harm reduction tactics as well as additional resources. Program is available in individual and group formats. 

Contact Kenneth Galazka at for more info. 

Temple University

Offers description of various on campus groups and counseling support, as well as a list of local resources

St Joseph's University

On Campus Foundation AA Meeting:   Fridays 8pm-9pm

Collegiate Recovery Program Website:

Email for more information

 Lasalle University

Provides staff contacts, counseling service and local resources information

Contact Kristen at for more info!

National Collegiate Recovery Support Resources

The Haven at College

Where we got started! They are a great resource to get information on other College Recovery Residences and Specialized Outpatient Centers

Association of Recovery in Higher Education

National Association that represents Collegiate Recovery Programs and Communities, provides education, resources and community connection 

Area 12 Step/ Peer led Recovery 

Alcoholics Anonymous

South Eastern Pennsylvania Inter-group Association of Alcoholics Anonymous

Great resource to find local AA meetings and get updated on events!

Narcotics Anonymous

Greater Philadelphia Region of Narcotics Anonymous 

Find local NA meetings and events here!

SMART Recovery

Self-Management and Recovery Training

Find local meetings, helpful tools and event information here!


Alanon/Alateen Family Groups

Find local meetings and information here!

Helpful Reading 

Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration

U.S. Department that leads public health efforts to advance National behavioral health. Provides a plethora of educational resources and information on treatment and support options

National Institute on Drug Abuse

Nida's mission is to support and conduct research on addiction to improve prevention and treatment. Look here for information on research and training.

Alcohol, other Drugs and Counseling Blog

"Issues related to alcohol, other drugs, counseling, treatment, and prevention, especially as regards working with college and university students"

Many useful and thought provoking articles by former Assistant BHC Department Director/ Drexel Professor and Haven Mentor.