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Alcohol Education Program
The Alcohol Education Programs are programs students are typically sanctioned to complete upon receiving a citation from University Housing (Housing) or the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards (SCCS) for an alcohol violation. The purpose of these programs is to engage our students in a discussion about alcohol use, encourage a harm reduction model, provide safety information, and provide resources.

Students are welcome to volunteer to participate in the program.

For more information, email Rebecca Juarez at wellness@utk.edu or by phone at (865) 974-5725.

Drug Education Program

The Drug Education Programs are programs students are typically sanctioned to complete upon receiving a citation from University Housing (Housing) or the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards (SCCS) for a drug violation. The purpose of this program is to engage our students in a discussion about drug use, provide safety information, and provide resources.

Students are welcome to volunteer to participate in the program.

For more information, email Rebecca Juarez at wellness@utk.edu or by phone at (865) 974-5725.

BASICS: Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students (BASICS)
consists of two one hour one-on-one sessions with a Wellness Coordinator. The focus of these sessions are to learn more about the student, their drinking pattern, and working collaboratively toward preventing such incidents from occurring again. During these sessions, the student completes an online assessment.

Students are typically sanctioned to complete these sessions as a part of an alcohol violation; however, any student may volunteer to meet with the Wellness Coordinator due to concerns or questions regarding their personal use of alcohol.

For more information, email Rebecca Juarez at wellness@utk.edu or by phone at (865) 974-5725.

CASICS: CAnnabis Screening and Intervention for College Students (CASICS)
consists of two one hour one-on-one sessions with a Wellness Coordinator. The focus of these sessions is to learn more about the student, their marijuana use pattern, and working collaboratively toward preventing such incidents from occurring again. During these sessions, the student completes an online assessment.

Students are typically sanctioned to complete these sessions as a part of an drug violation; however, any student may volunteer to meet with the Wellness Coordinator due to concerns or questions regarding their personal use of marijuana.

For more information, email Rebecca Juarez at wellness@utk.edu or by phone at (865) 974-5725.

Student Counseling Center
T
he university’s primary facility for personal counseling, psychotherapy, and psychological outreach and consultation services. The Student Counseling Center’s mission is to promote the psychological, educational, and social well-being of the students of the University of Tennessee and to help prepare them to be productive members of society.

eCHECKUP TO GO—Alcohol
Abrief self-assessment tool available for use by students to examine their own alcohol use. eCheck-Up provides immediate personalized feedback about individual drinking patterns, specific health and personal consequences, unique personal and family risk factors, and campus and community support and emergency services. Answers are CONFIDENTIAL. No name is attached to the form and no personally identifiable information from this survey will be stored.

 eCHECKUP TO GO—Marijuana
A brief assessment and feedback tool designed to educate college students about marijuana use. eCheck-Up provides immediate personalized feedback about individual responses and compares them to national and local college norms Answers are CONFIDENTIAL. No name is attached to the form and no personally identifiable information from this survey will be stored.


Community Resources

Cornerstone of Recovery
Provides treatment to individuals and their families to address substance use disorders. Cornerstone provides medical detox, residential, intensive outpatient, outpatient, and support living programs.

CenterPointe
A program of Helen Ross McNabb Center that provides alcohol and drug residential services as well as medical detoxification and a crisis stabilization unit.

Peninsula Lighthouse and Outpatient Centers
Provides intensive outpatient programs for substance use disorders as well as outpatient therapy services.

Tennova Behavioral Health Services
Provides a range of outpatient services including partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs for substance use disorders.

Blount Memorial Behavioral Health
Provides inpatient medically supervised detox as well as partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs for substance use disorders.

Metro Drug Coalition (MDC)
A non-profit organization that provides substance abuse prevention resources for family, teachers, businesses, faith leaders, and physicians in Knoxville.


Online Resources

CollegeDrinkingPrevention.gov
A resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

Higher Education Case Management Association (HECMA)
The founding national organization for professionals providing case management services within the postsecondary education environment. HECMA keeps members current on resources, promotes best practices, develops research, and works toward the advancement of higher education case management standards.

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) 
Provides leadership in the national effort to reduce alcohol-related problems through research coordination, collaboration and dissemination of research findings.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Works to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP)
A searchable online registry of more than 230 interventions supporting mental health promotion, substance abuse prevention, and mental health and substance abuse treatment. NREPP connects members of the public to intervention developers in order to learn how to implement these approaches in their communities.

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