Vanderbilt Recovery Support

Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS) provides caring and encouraging support services to assist students who are recovering from substance use problems or dependency, and who are working towards success in their academic, social, personal, and professional lives. Click Here for More Information

  • Vanderbilt Recovery Support meetings take place twice a week and are open to all staff, faculty, fellows, residents, undergraduate and graduate/professional students.Tuesday meetings currently take place in room 208 of the Sarratt Student Center  at 12:00pm. Beginning September 13th, meetings will take place in the VRS Lounge, located in the Center for Student Wellbeing. Thursday meetings take place at 8:00pm in Moore College, seminar classroom A117, located in the Kissam Center. All interested individuals should meet as a group outside of the Kissam Center entrance off of West End Ave near the parking meters at 7:45pm, prior to the meeting.  The meeting will begin promptly at 8pm. Access to the building is limited and individuals are highly encouraged to meet at 7:45pm to ensure entry into the building.  Kissam Center is located on West End Avenue near 21st Avenue South and pay parking is available in the Warren/Moore metered parking spots and at the free meters located on West End Ave.
  • Please contact Katherine DrotosCuthbert at 615-343-4740 or katherine.s.drotos@vanderbilt.edu with any questions.

If you are a student in recovery feel free to get connected with the Vanderbilt Recovery Support program before arriving on campus.

Please see the below link for the Vanderbilt Recovery Support
article in The Tennessean that is currently online.

http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/education/2015/04/23/vanderbilt-gives-recovering-addicts-separate-dorm/26207051/

Self Help Information: 12 Step Programs

For information about Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS), call 615-343-4740 or send a confidential email to recovering@vanderbilt.edu .

For fun activities on campus, check out the University Calendar and the Outdoor Recreation Program.