Seahawks in Recovery
There are many resources at UNCW for students in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, gambling addiction, and those affected by other people's addiction.
CROSSROADS can refer you to campus and community resources, help you plan for your transition into UNCW, connect you to other students in recovery, and build your network of support. CROSSROADS can also guide you in dealing with the institutional policies of UNCW, such as on-campus living, your academic affairs contacts, or financial issues .Call our office at (910) 962-4136 or stop by either of our offices in DePaolo Hall #2105 or Student Recreation Center #104.
There are 12 step meetings every day in Wilmington; many are within walking distance of campus. This fall, our Al-Anon group will continue to meet on Wednesdays and a new Alcoholics Anonymous group will start on Tuesdays. If you would like to start an on campus meeting, please contact CROSSROADS at (910) 962-4136.
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Seahawk Strength & Hope
Will resume in September
Whether you or someone close to you is in recovery, or you know somebody that might have a problem with drugs and/or alcohol, addiction affects many people’s lives. Come learn more about addiction and show why you support recovery from drug and alcohol dependence. There will be speakers, information, students in recovery to answer questions, and snacks! Stop by after class to get a little something to eat and show your support for recovery!
The Meeting Before The Meeting
Going to 12 step meetings in a new area can be a little intimidating, especially if you have not previously attended. Whether you’re looking for a new home group or just wanting to check things out, meet with a student in recovery at 6pm on Fridays to talk for a little bit and then head to a local Young People's A.A. meeting. The student will answer any questions you have to the best of their ability as well as attend the meeting with you so you won’t have to go alone. For more information, call or stop by either CROSSROADS office.
Will resume Thursday, August 22nd, 4-6pm, Sharky's Gameroom
Yes, there is such thing as happy hour in sobriety! A great way to connect with other students in a friendly, social, sober environment. There's free food and games every week and different sponsors bring t-shirts, prizes, and more!
Other ways to get connected:
- Volunteer with CROSSROADS or come to a program! Details on our Events page or send an email to be added to our weekly email list.
- Get involved with UNCWeekends, sponsoring fun, alcohol-free social events every weekend! Or find them on Facebook.
- Join one of UNCW's over 220 Student Organizations!
There are 12 step meetings every day in Wilmington; many are within walking distance of campus. If you would like to start an on campus meeting, please contact CROSSROADS at (910) 962-4136.
Open campus meeting will resume on Wednesday, August 28th at 5pm in DePaolo 2105.
- Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
Campus meeting will begin on Tuesday, August 27th at 5pm in the Saffo Room, Fisher Student Center #2009
- Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
- Nar-Anon Family Groups
- Sex Addicts Anonymous
- Overeaters Anonymous
- Families Anonymous
- Gamblers Anonymous
- National Eating Disorders Association
If you would like a referral to a local inpatient or outpatient treatment program, please check the local phone book or consult SAMSHA's Treatment Finder service. UNCW does NOT endorse any local treatment program over another.