Support & Education Resources

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Support Groups

Loyola Marymount University offers a number of support groups including Alcoholics Anonymous, Refuge Recovery, Al-Anon, SMART Recovery and more. Meeting times and places for support groups are as follows:

Alcoholics Anonymous/Narcotics Anonymous

  • Mondays: 5:30-6:30pm; Leavey 5, Room 307 Open 12-Step speaker meeting for those who may have, or have had, a drinking or drug misuse problem. Attendance is open to anyone contemplating taking charge of their life.

Women for Recovery

  • Tuesdays: 6-7pm; Journey to Emotional Sobriety; Leavey 5, Room 307 Women only. Leavey 5, Room 307. A student-led, women-only group, focused on self-compassion and skills-building to cope with the uncomfortable feelings and expectations unique to women.

Marijuana Moderation

  • Tuesdays: 5:30-6:30pm; Sullivan Academic Center (East Quad) A confidential, clinician-led meeting based on the principles of harm reduction. This informative and science-rich approach is open to any student who is seeking to cut back on the frequency or intensity of their marijuana use - or desiring to stop altogether. All are welcome.


  • Thursdays: 12-1pm; Von Der Ahe 236 Physician-led meeting for those seeking support to help cope with and respond to someone else’s drinking or drug problem.

SMART Recovery

  • Thursdays: 6:30-7:30pm; Leavey 5, Room 307 Student led, science-based 4-part approach that empowers people to achieve independence from alcohol, drug, or any other problematic challenge by: 1. Enhancing motivation. 2. Learning to cope with urges. 3. Managing life’s challenges in a more sensible and effective way. 4. Developing a more positive, balanced, and healthy lifestyle.

Eating Disorders Anonymous

  • Wednesdays: 6:30-7:30pm; Leavey 5, Room 307 A student-led recovery group for all people who have struggled, or are struggling with, disordered eating and/or negative body image. This innovative meeting embraces but is not confined by the 12-step process.


Alcohol & Drug Education


AlcoholEdu is an online alcohol education program that will provide you with insight into your relationship with alcohol. The program link can be found at Click Register Under “Student/Learner,” enter the Registration Code: dd2387a4 and click “Next” to create your EVERFI account.

Alcoholics and Marijuana Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous and Marijuana Anonymous are fellowships of people who share experiences, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcohol, marijuana and other substance abuse.

Local Standing Meetings

Learn more about Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings and Marijuana Anonymous at these meetings in the surrounding Los Angeles area.

LMU Heads Up!

LMU Heads Up! is a campus-wide responsible drinking project at Loyola Marymount University.

Student Psychological Services

Student Psychological Services offers anonymous self-assessments here. They can be used to provide you with insight on a variety of issues, including your relationship with drugs and alcohol.