Addiction, Recovery, and Coping (ARC)

The A-B Tech Community has also been impacted by the Opioid Epidemic. We care about the safety and health of our students. Please contact us if you or someone you know wants help.

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*The video may provoke different responses depending on your experience with addiction. Please take care of yourself as needed. If you need to talk to someone, please contact Support Services at or call (828) 337-3337. If it's outside of normal business hours, please call (888) 573-1006.

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ELM 204
Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A safe place for those in recovery or who have questions about recovery to come, press pause, and reset before continuing with the day.

If you have any questions, contact Sherron Bristol or call (828) 398-7536, or email

If you need immediate assistance, please call (888) 573-1006 (24/7 Mobile Crisis Management).


During Social Distancing: Free Virtual Meetings list

Into Light Project and the Virtual Exhibit


Previous ARC Sessions:

ARC 2021

Please see the following interviews of A-B Tech alumni living successfully in recovery.


Interview with Ben Raymar

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Interview with Taylor White

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Interview with Philip Cooper

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ARC 2022

Domestic Violence Caregiver

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General Caregiver

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Mental Health Caregiver

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SUD Caregiver

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