HYPER: Helping Young People Experience Recovery at UNLV
- Peer support group for UNLV students in any stage of recovery. Based upon 12-step & harm reduction principles.
- A formal AA or NA meeting, professional counseling or a replacement for addiction treatment program.
- College can be stressful & you may need help staying sober. You are not alone! We want to support each other to be successful in college & beyond.
- Meetings are held weekly. See below for this semester’s meeting day/time. Drop-in times & speaker programs may also be available.
Helping Young People Experience Recovery at UNLV is designed to create a supportive environment where students in recovery from addictive disorders can continue long-term recovery, interact socially, excel academically, be of maximum service to the UNLV, and the local, state, and national community.
Regular Peer-Support Meetings
- 12-Step Meeting
A face-to-face recovery meeting using a 12-Step format. We read and discuss 12-step literature and allow time for member sharing. Feel free to bring your lunch!
- Meeting Guidelines & Flow
We will not be meeting over the summer. Please check back for Fall 2015 meeting schedule. If you need to talk with someone, call or stop in our Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) office at 702-895-3627 or 1st floor of the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
How to Join the Student Organization
- Login to MyUNLV.
- Click on "UNLV Involvement Center" on the bottom left.
- Click on "Organizations".
- Locate HYPER and add yourself!
- Foundation for Recovery
- Campus Recovery Programs
- Peer Education at UNLV
- Rebel Yell Article March 10, 2014
- Collegiate Recovery in Nevada
For questions regarding our collegiate recovery program, please contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):
Email messages are not confidential and are only staffed by CAPS administrative assistants during regular office hours. Timely responses should not be expected. To discuss confidential concerns, please call us at 702-895-3627. If you have a crisis or an emergency, contact 911 for immediate assistance.