Student Wellness
Student Wellness

Recovery Resources

Campus, Community, National Resources

This link will connect you to some campus, community, and national resources around personal wellbeing, safety, and academic success

Crisis Resources

If this is an emergency, and/or if there is an immediate threat to self or others, you are strongly encouraged to call 911. If you are in crisis, these resources are here to help you

Crisis Resources

Recovery Resources 

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Al-Anon Ames

  • Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for AA membership is a desire to stop drinking. Click link below for the AA meeting schedule.
  • Ames AA Meeting Schedule

New Journey Addiction Center (Ames)

  • Substance use and addiction counseling in Ames community.

Community and Family Resources (Ames)

  • Community and Family Resources (CFR) is a local non-profit organization with multiple locations including Ames.  CFR offers a variety of programs including detoxification services, outpatient & inpatient substance abuse treatment, mental health services, as well as additional services.  

Youth Standing Strong (Ames)

  • Youth Standing Strong (YSS) is a local non-profit organization with multiple locations including Ames.  YSS offers various programs including mental health and substance abuse services.  

National Helpline —1-800-662-HELP (4357)

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator

  • The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is a confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems.

Association of Recovery in Higher Education

  • National resources on recovery for college students 

Substance Abuse Recovery Programs

  • Find local addiction recovery centers

Start Your Recovery

  • Support for overcoming substance misuse

Some Substance Free Events and Activities at ISU

After Dark
Art Mart
M-Shop events
Workspace 
CyBowl & Billrds
Recreation Services
Winterfest
Reiman Gardens