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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 Meetings 2021

All meetings will be held in the VRS Lounge at the Center for Student Wellbeing

Tuesdays from 12-1pm

Thursdays from 8-9pm 


VRS Pride Meetings
Thursdays from 12:15-1pm
Twice Monthly: 2nd and last Thursday of the month


As many locations used for recovery meetings such as aftercare facilities, churches, etc. are beginning to close to assist with mitigation of coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to also provide information regarding a critical tool, In the Rooms-A Global Recovery Community:

  • In The Rooms- A Global Recovery Community describe themselves as a free online recovery tool that offers 130 weekly online meetings for those recovering from addiction and related issues. They embrace multiple pathways to recovery, including all 12 Step, Non-12 Step, Wellness and Mental Health modalities.


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

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