Collegiate Recovery Communities (CRC) Resources

Collegiate Recovery Communities (CRC) Resources

What is “Recovery”? 

Recovery is not just abstaining from drugs and alcohol but also includes embracing a positive view of wellness and personal growth. 

On Campus Resources

Mental Health Service (MHS) provides clinical services that enhance LSU students' personal growth and development, address psychological needs, and support the pursuit of academic goals. MHS is located within the Student Health Center. MHS seeks to collaborate with campus partners and community resources to enhance the overall well-being of LSU students. Our staff includes licensed professionals and graduate students from the fields of clinical psychology, clinical social work, professional counseling and psychiatry. 

Website: Student Health Center
Telephone: 225-578-8774

LSU Cares is housed under the Student Advocacy and Accountability office. LSU Cares works with students to empower them to use campus resources which include: learning how to help students of concern, requesting medication services, accepting referrals to campus and community resources and allowing staff to assist with victim support and advocacy. The purpose of LSU Cares is to provide an online process for students, faculty, staff and parents/families to report concerns in an appropriate way. 

Website: LSU Cares
Telephone: 225-578-4307

LSU Disability Services provides appropriate auxiliary aids and services to students with disabilities to ensure they receive full participation in all activities, programs and services at the university. 

Website: Disability Services
Telephone: 225-578-5919

Community Resources

“For women, by women” drug and alcohol treatment facility. Journey Home’s program provides a safe place where our clinical staff creates individualized “whole woman” program that will address your addiction, past trauma, depression, anxiety or other re-occurring disorders. 


St. Christopher’s program approaches addiction as a malady of mind, body, and spirit. It focuses on building. It offers support to men struggling with addiction and co-occurring disorders who have a desire to get well. 

Telephone: 225-387-1611

The Recovery Center provides addiction recovery resources through outpatient therapy programs including gender-specific groups, highly individualized treatment plans, optional faith-based component, to address both issues underlying the substance use along with co-occurring mental health issues. 

Telephone: 225-927-7475

Woodlake Recovery Center offers addiction recovery through residential treatment, medical detox, and outpatient treatment.  Woodlake Addiction Recovery Center utilizes Recovery Dynamics that include the 12-Steps as well as a program of action. 


Telephone: 225-939-3656

O’Brien House offers comprehensive services that includes treatment, prevention and community development initiatives. Services include the following: residential and inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, Adult Substance Education Program (ASEP) through DWI Diversion, grief counseling, STI Testing, prevention and education classes and services. 

Telephone: 225-344-6345

Baton Rouge Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.


Local Meetings Near LSU. Some meetings are also offered online. 

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays - 12:00 p.m.
    Chimes Street Group
    The Wesley Foundation
    333 E Chimes St
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • Fridays - 6:00 p.m.
    Fellowship Group (Courtyard)
    University Methodist Church
    3350 Dalrymple Dr
    Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • Daily - 7:00 a.m.
    University Drunks
    Online Meeting

Baton Rouge Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women for whom drugs have become a major problem. NA serves recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other live drug-free. It costs nothing to attend an NA meeting. There are no dues or fees; the only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs, which includes alcohol.


  • Sundays - 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    Unity Church
    15255 Jefferson Highway
    Baton Rouge, LA 70817
  • Thursdays - 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    Our Gratitude Speaks Women's Meeting
    Highland Presbyterian Church,
    10024 Highland Road,
    Baton Rouge, LA, 70810 

Support for those who wish to share experiences and common problems and help others to recover from a gambling problem.


  • Open Meeting - Monday, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
    South Baton Rouge Church of Christ
    8725 Jefferson Highway
    Baton Rouge, LA 70809