LIFE AT WSU

  • Office of Alcohol & Drug Prevention Education

    The Office of Alcohol & Drug Prevention Education (AOD) offers a wide range of programs and services aimed at reducing the negative consequences associated with heavy episodic drinking and substance use through prevention, education, intervention, policy development and coordination with treatment providers. The office of AOD collaborates with students, faculty and staff throughout the University to create a comprehensive substance abuse prevention program.

    The office of AOD views prevention and education from a Public Health perspective and provides opportunities for education, information and support on individual, group and community levels.

  • Tobacco-Free Campus

    Tobacco-Free Campus

    Worcester State University is a tobacco-free campus the use of tobacco products of any kind, including any nicotine-delivery system, will not be permitted in or on WSU-owned or -leased property, including buildings, residence halls, grounds, community garden, athletic fields, walkways, parking lots, bus stops, and parked vehicles on campus grounds. (Nicotine replacement therapy is permitted.) This policy applies to all faculty, staff, students, visitors, vendors, and contractors.

    Interventions

    Marijuana eCheckup To Go

    A personalize, evidence based online intervention and prevention program designed to reduce marijuana use among college students. It is designed to help motivate students to reduce their level of use using personalized information about their own behavior and risk factors.

    Learn more: http://interwork.sdsu.edu/echeckup/usa/mj/coll/worcester/

    BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening and Intervention for College Students)

    BASICS is an evidence-based intervention program that helps students examine their own alcohol use. Students may self-refer or be referred through the student-conduct process.

    Screening for Mental Health

    This website includes additional anonymous brief screenings for alcohol and substance abuse.

    Learn more: http://screening.mentalhealthscreening.org/worcesterstate

    Tobacco Cessation: Tobacco-Free Campus

    The Director of Alcohol and Drug Prevention Education, Jen Quinn is a certified tobacco treatment specialist and available to assist students in quitting.

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  • CONTACT US

    Office of Alcohol & Drug Prevention Education
    Student Center
    Office SC-338
    508-929-8243

    Jennifer Quinn
    Director of Title IX and Alcohol & Drug Prevention Education
    jquinn@worcester.edu