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Alcohol & Drug Recovery Resources

Local Crisis and Support Resources

Blue Ridge CTC Recovery Coaching

The Blue Ridge CTC Recovery Program is a support system for students, faculty, and staff regardless of where they are in their recovery process. Services are also provided to those who are close to someone struggling in recovery and would like to receive support. 

Individual and group sessions are provided by staff members who have been trained by the West Virginia Recovery Coach Academy. All services are free and confidential. 

If you are interested in speaking with a Recovery Coach, please schedule an appointment with one of the Blue Ridge CTC Recovery Coaches. 

*Staff members are mandated reporters and must report disclosures involving harm to oneself or to others. 

Al-Anon, Ala-teen

Counselors provide support to teens and adults who are negatively impacted by alcohol addiction and provide resources to local group therapies. Call 1.888.425.2666 to locate and register for a session.

Detox Local

Detox Local connects you to a detox center near you. Martinsburg, WV has two detox centers: Behavioral Health Services of Shenandoah Valley Medical Systems and Martinsburg Institute. Speak with a Detox Advisor at 1.844.371.1650 to learn more.

GRaCE

Greater Recovery and Community Empowerment (GRaCE) provides recovery and life coach training in addition to coaching services. Visit their website at www.strengthingrace.com to request a free coach. Coaching sessions can be provided via Zoom, phone call, or in-person in a public setting.


State/National Crisis and Support Resources

National Drug Helpline

The helpline will help towards a path of recovery. Services are private and confidential 24/7. Call 1.844.289.0879 to speak with a professional and/or locate more resources.

SAMHSA

SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-days-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing addiction. Call 800.662.4357 or visit their website at samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline.


Sanctions:

  • BRCTC rules and sanctions are available on the website.
  • There are many laws that govern alcohol and drug use. For specific questions regarding laws and possible sanctions, please contact your local legislature.

Federal Law: How Drug Convictions Affect Financial Aid

The Higher Education Opportunity Act requires all colleges and universities to notify all students, even those who are not receiving financial aid, about the financial aid implications of drug convictions. If you have questions about this federal financial aid policy, speak with a financial aid advisor.

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