Carnegie Mellon University

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Campus Resources

Collegiate Recovery Community
A new initiative that aims to connect students who are in or seeking recovery (and their allies), link students to other appropriate on and off campus resources, engage students in sober social and educational activities, offer a secure space for meetings and programming regarding sobriety, and support students as they manage sobriety in a university setting.

University Health Services
Speak confidentially with a health promotion specialist who can help you assess the impact of alcohol or drugs on your life, assist you in making healthy changes, or provide referrals. 

Group educational programs are also offered by Health Promotion Services and Peer Health Advocates.

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Talk about any personal concerns in a safe, confidential setting.  Call 412-268-2922 to make an appointment.

Employee Assistance Program (CMU password required)
Alcohol assessment services, short-term counseling and referral services are available to all Carnegie Mellon employees. Call 1-888-267-8126 to speak with a consultant.  

Community Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous
A fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strengths, and hopes with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.  The Pittsburgh Area AA Central Office provides a listing of meetings in the Pittsburgh area.

Al-Anon/Alateen                                                                                                                                                                                    A fellowship of friends and families of problem drinkers who share their strength, hope and experiences with one another.  The Pennsylvania Area Al-Anon Website provides a listing of meetings in the Pittsburgh area.

Narcotics Anonymous
A group of individuals working to support each other in recovery from the effects of addiction through a twelve-step program and makes no distinction between drugs. The East End Area of Narcotics anonymous offers meetings close to the CMU campus.

National Drug & Alcohol Treatment Referral Service
Speak to a representative about substance abuse treatment, request materials on alcohol or drugs, or get substance abuse treatment information in your state - 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

Gateway Rehabilitation Center
A treatment facility with multiple locations in the Pittsburgh area that offers alcohol and other drug treatment, prevention and recovery services for adult men and women, families, and young adults.