WCSU Substance Abuse Program CHOICES

On Campus Resources:
Topic People to Talk To: Places to Learn More Services/Activities:
Alcohol Abuse CHOICES Office Choices office or website AA meetings, campus groups
STD's/HIV Health services NIH or CDC websites free STD testing
Drug Dependence CHOICES Office CHOICES office AA/NA meetings, campus groups
Domestic Violence Women's Center, Counseling Center Women's Center campus groups
Sexual Assault Women's Center, CART, counseling Women's center, CART CART, campus groups
Eating Disorders Health services, counseling NEDA or ANAD websites ABA meetings, campus groups
Discrimination and Racism Title IX office, counseling center Title IX office Support groups
LGBT/sexual orientation Counseling center, GSA, women's center   GSA club, campus groups
Family problems counseling center   campus groups
Myth: "I'm more fun when I'm drunk or high."
Fact: No one thinks you're fun when you're slurring, stumbling or vomiting or keeping your roommate up all night. Forty-two percent of WestConn students polled report doing something they regretted in the past year while drunk or high.

Local Links

Alcohol & Drug Related

Al-Anon/Alateen is for families and friends of alcoholics. For weekly support meetings, call Connecticut Al-Anon & Alateen answering service at 1-888-825-2666 or visit Al-Anon web site meeting page.

Alcoholics Anonymous is for individuals who question whether or not they have a drinking problem. For weekly support meetings, call 203-825-5410 or visit CT AA web site Meeting page .

Midwestern Connecticut Council on Alcoholism Provides information on assessment, intervention, adolescent and adult treatment programs and services. 38 Old Ridgebury Road, Danbury, CT. For more information, call 203-792-4515.

Narcotics Anonymous For more information or weekly meeting schedule, call 1-800-627-3543.

211 Connecticut Infoline provides information and comprehensive listings of services available in the State of Connecticut, including substance abuse and mental health. Call 211.

Local Drug Collection Boxes are located throughout the state. They are a safe place to drop off old medication and prescriptions so they don't get into the wrong hands. No questions asked.

National Links

Alcohol & Drug Related

Alcohol 101
Friends Drive Sober
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
Alcoholics Anonymous
About Alcoholism.com
Century Council
National Institute on Drug Abuse
The Courage to Speak Foundation
Parents. The Anti-Drug
Frequently Asked Questions
Addiction Center - Resources on National Treatment Centers
Unite to Face Addiciton
College Campus Addiction Resources

When Someone you Love Is the One Using

When Mom or Dad Does Drugs or Drinks Too Much
National Association for Children of Alcoholics
Adult Children of Alcoholics


Gamblers Anonymous
Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling

Dating and Sexual Assault

The Date Safe Project

Tobacco Related

Tips - CDC's Tobacco Information & Prevention Source

Other Issues

Face the Issue
Facts on Tap

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