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Vanderbilt Recovery Support

Vanderbilt Recovery Support (VRS) provides a supportive and accountable community for individuals concerned about their alcohol or other drug misuse and those actively in recovery from addiction.  This collegiate recovery program offers biweekly meetings, monthly seminars, and recovery housing (  Additionally, a support group for friends and family is offered.

Fall Recovery Support Meeting Schedule

In Fall and Spring semesters, Vanderbilt Recovery Support meetings take place three times a week and are open to all staff, faculty, fellows, residents, undergraduate and graduate/professional students. All meetings are held in the the Center for Student Wellbeing.

  • Tuesday VRS meetings take place at 12:00pm
  • Thursday Friends & Family meetings take place at 1:30pm
  • Thursday VRS meetings take place at 8:00pm

Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting

Location: St. Augustine’s Chapel (Vanderbilt’s Campus), 200 24th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212
When: Every Wednesday
Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm

Narcotics Anonymous Meeting

Location: St. Augustine’s Chapel (Vanderbilt’s Campus)
When: Every Saturday                                                                                                                                                            Time: 5:30-6:30pm  

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.

Self Help Information: 12 Step Programs

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

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