George Mason University strives to be a community that is accessible, welcoming, inclusive, and encouraging to students in recovery. If you are a student in recovery, friend or family member of someone in recovery, or just looking to hang out with other sober people, check out the rest of this page!
Patriots for Recovery
Patriots for Recovery meetings are open to Mason students who are in recovery from a substance use disorder, support recovery, or want to know more about recovery. Meetings are every first and third Thursday of the month at 4:00pm in SSAC (SUB I, 3200). Bring a friend!
AA Meetings On Campus
Sundays 10:30am in Engineering Hall 1108
Wednesdays 7:30pm in SUB 1, 3008
Note: meetings do not occur when Mason is closed for winter break.
Visit the AA website to find other local AA meetings.
Are you troubled by someone else’s drinking? You may be surprised by what you can learn at a meeting of Al-Anon Family Groups. Take this self quiz to learn more. Visit the Al-Anon website to find other local Al-Anon meetings.
The Anonymous People Movie
Shown annually during Recovery Month in September.
If you would like to be an ally for those in recovery, here are some ways you can help!
– partnering on recovery events
– offering sober social activities
– helping students navigate the university system
– helping remove unintended barriers confronting students in recovery
– expressing encouragement
Thanks to Transforming Youth Recovery, for their support, which helps Mason raise awareness on campus and create fun opportunities for students in recovery to connect. The goal is to support Mason students in recovery while they pursue their academic and personal goals.
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