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SUBSTANCE ABUSE EDUCATION

SIUE is committed to educating the entire Campus community in the areas of alcohol and other drug use. Counseling Services, Health Services, and the Police Department provide programs and other resources concerning alcohol and drug abuse upon request from any University group. If students have questions concerning the health risks associated with the use of alcohol and other drugs, they are encouraged to contact Health Services at 618/650-2842.

Counseling Services is available to aid students in their maintenance of good mental health. Counselors provide assistance for students with personal, developmental, and academic concerns. Counseling Services provides outreach programs to educate students and staff on how to drink responsibly, what the State laws are pertaining to drug and alcohol use, how to recognize someone with alcohol poisoning, and many other issues pertaining to alcohol and drug abuse.

Counseling Services is staffed by professional psychologists and counselors with their main location at the Edwardsville Campus in the Student Success Center, lower level, Room 0220, 618/650-2842. A representative from Counseling Services is available on the Alton Campus every Tuesday from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm and other days by appointment. They can be reached at 618/650-2842. Student counseling is conducted in a private setting, and all information remains confidential according to Illinois law.