Friends of Recovery


Friends of Recovery are members of the ASU community committed to helping students in recovery thrive on campus and beyond. Friends of Recovery provide a safe space for students to speak about recovery, learn about campus resources and explore involvement opportunities.

Recovery friends and allies:

  • listen without judgment
  • ask questions
  • refer
  • do not diagnose
  • use person first language

Recovery 101 training

Learn about recovery, campus resources and how to support a person in recovery by attending Recovery 101 training. After completing this training, participants are invited to join the official Friend of Recovery network. A group of committed individuals who support students in recovery and connect them to resources on campus.

To request or attend a Recovery 101 training, email Friends of Recovery.

ASU recovery resources for students

ASU Counseling Services

ASU Counseling Services offers confidential time-limited professional counseling and crisis services for students experiencing emotional concerns, problems in adjusting, and other factors that affect their ability to achieve their academic and personal goals.

Support Available 24/7.

In the case of any life threatening emergencies always remember to contact 911.

In the case of a mental health emergency contact ASU Counseling during business hours, or EMPACT after hours (480-921-1006) .

The ASU Community link is a great place to find support off campus from providers that have experience working with the college age population.

Community recovery resources

Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Salt River Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous – Serving Phoenix & Scottsdale

Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Search