Virtual Success, Not Excess Meeting

*NOTE This is NOT an appropriate event to attend if you are looking for a recovery/substance free event for an "Introduction to Substance Abuse" course.

Join us virtually for check in support. Log in to zoom with this link: https://uiowa.zoom.us/j/596305220

This group provides a safe and supportive space for UI students wanting to make or considering changes in their alcohol or other drug use. The group emphasizes success in academics, relationships, mental and physical health, and other goals through abstaining or reducing alcohol and other drug use.

The group operates from a “no pressure” approach by encouraging discussion of shared experiences and achieving success on campus by removing the barriers created by substance use.

In this group we will:

Learn alternative paths to have fun, socialize, and cope with stress outside of substance use.
Identify problems created by using and establish skills to avoid/prevent those problems.
Explore connections between our emotional experiences and our substance use.
Support each other as we work towards reducing harmful outcomes of excessive alcohol and other drug use and celebrate the successes that follow making changes.

This is not a treatment group and will not satisfy legal or other disciplinary mandates. This is a “drop-in” group with no attendance requirements. We ask students not attend the group under the influence.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Student Wellness in advance at 319-335-8094.


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Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Karen Grajczyk in advance at or Karen-grajczyk@uiowa.edu