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I have a loved one in recovery and I'm seeking support

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Substance misuse and addiction can impact friends, family, and loved ones deeply. Some may arrive at Stanford having witnessed addiction in their homes, or within their communities and families. Environments in which drugs and alcohol are being used may trigger specific memories and traumatic experiences.

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 If the Above Is Your Experience and You Are Looking for Support There Are a Few Options:

  • Al-anon meetings: Currently due to COVID-19, we are not running our usual al-anon on campus meetings. However, is providing a range of online support options for those seeking community during this time. 
  • Stanford Counseling and Psychological Services: Stanford CAPS holds support groups in-person when typical university operations are up and running. Due to COVID-19 groups have been put on hold. 
  • Book a 1:1 with the Office of Substance Use Programs, Education & Resources: If you want to talk through a personalized plan for navigating Stanford and/or relationships with loved ones experiencing addiction or in recovery, you can meet with our Alcohol and Other Drug specialist.