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


“What is Recovery?” Training

Learn about recovery, campus resources and how to support a person in recovery by attending a “What is Recovery?” 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 training, email Friends of Recovery.


ASU recovery resources for students

ASU Counseling Services

ASU Counseling Services includes 24/7/365 Open Call and Open Chat and telehealth individual sessions for Sun Devils anywhere in the world, at any time of day or night. To learn more, visit Open Call and Open Chat and Where to Start.

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.


Dean of Students

We will ensure that you achieve in and out of the classroom; we encourage you to engage and connect personally with the university and your fellow Sun Devils; and we expect you to make responsible choices during and beyond your time at ASU.


Community recovery resources

Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family

Salt River Intergroup of Alcoholics Anonymous – Serving Phoenix & Scottsdale

Narcotics Anonymous Meeting Search

SMART Recovery Meetings Finder