Recovery Resources

Recovery Resources | St. Olaf | Minnesota | National

  • Boe House–aside from counseling, specific resources for substance dependence recovery:
    • Testing– psychological testing in some cases, a nominal fee is charged to students for the scoring of the tests; formal assessments for chemical dependency.
    • Referrals–The counselors will refer students to other campus services, or off-campus professionals and agencies, for services not available at the Counseling Center.
  • Allina Health Clinic addiction servicesscreenings and education; consultation and assessment; family involvement; in-patient residential care; outpatient programs in daytime and evenings; continuing support (weekly therapy, support groups, plans for overcoming substance addiction). 
  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline [1-800-662-4357] a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
  • BASICS
    • BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students) helps you explore your alcohol and drug use in a non-judgmental environment. The program’s only goal is to reduce risky behavior and the harmful consequences of alcohol abuse.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
    • This site includes resources for Alcoholics Anonymous. It includes 12-step programming for recovery from alcohol related problems.
  • Narcotics Anonymous
    • You will find resources here for Narcotics Anonymous. This includes a listing of meeting times and places, books and more information about drug dependence and recovery.
  • Hazelden Addiction Treatment Center 
    • This site gives numerous resources for chemical health/addictions, which include daily meditations, Serenity Corner Bookstore, chemical health intervention, and support for family and friends of chemically dependent people. Lists resources for helping yourself, a loved one, and for how to navigate recovery. Has several locations in Minnesota.
  • Al-Anon Minnesota
    • Al-anon’s primary purpose is to help families and friends of alcoholics. This site gives contact information, time and location of meetings in this area, and other helpful information.
  • Alcohol eCheckUpToGo | Marijuana eCheckUpToGo
    • interactive web survey that allows students to enter information about their marijuana/alcohol usage and receive feedback about their use of these substances. Confidential assessment; takes about 15 minutes to complete, is self-guided, and requires no face-to-face contact time with a counselor or administrator
  • Health Community Initiative’s Chemical Health Resources the website has many great resources for Chemical Health support in Northfield. 
    • One resource that is within walking distance of campus is Omada Health Services. Omada has medical fees/costs, but it accepts most major health insurance and has very specific support as an outpatient substance use disorder clinic.
  • Minnesota Recovery ConnectionThe Minnesota Recovery Connection advocates for people seeking recovery through a peer network and Recovery Walk. In addition, MRC offers TONS of resources (relevant to different identities and needs of people suffering from substance dependence disorders) on their website like:
    • AA ALTERNATIVES OF MINNESOTA, INC. — All Services are Non AA / Non 12 Step model; All types of assessments; Outpatient treatment tailored for each client, with or without groups, and flexible scheduling; Intensive outpatient treatment with housing; “Driving With Care” classes; 24/48 hour treatment to meet guidelines for driver’s license requirement; Consultation
    • Alliance Wellness CenterAddiction, Alcohol, and Drug Treatment Center, in Bloomington, MN; offers multicultural services delivered by a multicultural team; services focus on mental health issues and addiction; under the leadership of Yussuf Shafie, and our multicultural and multidisciplinary team of professionals who deliver quality substance abuse treatment to men, women, and adolescents.
  • Resource for finding more resources: https://www.drug-rehabs.org/Minnesota-Northfield-drug-rehab-treatment.htm
    • This site is specific to recovery programs in Northfield and Faribault for people looking for inpatient, outpatient, short-term, long-term, or detox treatments. It lists several locations along with what programs each clinic offers, what insurances they accept and what treatment approaches they use; has a LiveChat feature for speaking with a certified drug and alcohol counselor.