Often times the decision to seek out help for your own recovery (or a loved one) is a very challenging decision! The good news is that there is a wide array of resources available to assist in the entire continuum of care from intervention to recovery aftercare. Please take a look at the list below to find the right resource for you. If you can't find what you are looking for, please contact the CRP directly at recovery@unt.edu. 

On-Campus Resources    


The UNTWELL clinic offers individual counseling, vocational assessments, and group counseling for students and community members. These services are free for UNT students.

Counseling and Testing Services (CTS)

Comprehensive psychological services to all UNT students. CTS strives to support the academic success and overall well-being of UNT students through professional counseling, career counseling, mental-health screenings, educational programs, as well as referral services.

Substance Use Resource and Education Program (SURE Program)

The SURE Program within The University of North Texas uses evidence-based research to provide both individual and group education regarding drugs and alcohol. The services implemented by SURE aims to encourage healthy decision-making in an effort to reduce the harmful effects of substance use.

Student Health and Wellness Center

The Student Health and Wellness Center at UNT offers treatment for injuries, illnesses, and other medical issues. In addition, the wellness center provides education services to keep students healthy.

The Meadows Center for Health Resources

The Meadows Center for Health Resources is the health education office within the Student Health and Wellness Center. The Meadows Center consists of trained staff that are there to discuss a variety of health issues with students and to make appropriate referrals to SHWC clinical staff or other resources.

Off-Campus Resources  

 Denton County MHMR

 Denton County MHMR Center is a Non-Profit Community Center that specializes in the treatment of and service delivery to individuals in Denton County with a mental health diagnosis or a developmental disability diagnosis.

DFW 12-Step Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a global, community-based program that was created to help those struggling with problematic drinking enter into sobriety with the support of their peers through daily meetings and discussions surrounding addiction.

North Texas Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind.

Refuge Recovery

Refuge Recovery is a non-profit organization that practices Buddhist principles to create a strong foundation for a path to freedom from addiction.

SMART Recovery Local Meetings

SMART Recovery, which stands for self-management and recovery training, is an international non-profit organization that provides assistance to individuals seeking abstinence from addictions.

The Phoenix 

The Phoenix's mission is to build a sober active community that fuels resilience and harnesses the transformational power of connection so that together we rise, recover, and live. They offer activities for everyone - from weightlifting and boxing to running, hiking, and yoga. All to help people grow stronger together, overcome the stigma of addiction, and rise to their full potential.

National Supports    

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA's mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) Treatment Navigator

 NIAAA, The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, supports and conducts behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. The Navigator helps adults find alcohol treatment for themselves or an adult loved one.

Friends and Family Recovery Resources

Partnership to End Addiction

Resources for Families Coping with Mental and Substance Use Disorders

Family Members and Caregivers

Al-Anon Family Groups