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Alcohol & Drug Counseling

The Counseling Center offers many resources and programs to promote alcohol and drug awareness, as well as individualized counseling and support for CBU students.

If you feel you may be experiencing an alcohol or drug problem, we encourage you to contact the University Counseling Center located in the Thomas Center. The Director of Counseling is available for confidential consultation on a walk-in basis or by appointment. Confidentiality will not be violated unless authorized by the student or a threat to life occurs. The Director will be able to provide you with information and testing, or assist in making a referral to a local agency, treatment facility, or clinical professional.

The Director may be reached at (901) 321-3527.

Campus Ministry 321-3528
Counseling Center 321-3527
Dean of Students 321-3536
Director of Residence Life and Housing 321-4102
Health Resources 321-3260


Local/Community Resources:

Alcoholics Anonymous Helpline (901) 726-6750
Al-Anon (901) 323-0321
Cocaine Anonymous Hotline (901) 725-5010
Narcotics Anonymous (901) 276-5483


Primary Local Assessment/Treatment Centers:

Lakeside Hospital Dual Diagnosis/Addictive Disease Unit 377-4733
Parkwood Hospital 521-1400
Delta Medical Center Chemical Dependency Unit
369-8190
Frayser Family Counseling 353-5440
Journeys (assessment by a/d counselor, sliding scale) 458-7164
Midtown Mental Health Center 577-0200
St. Francis Hospital Addiction Treatment Program 765-1400
Southeast Mental Health Center 369-1400
Whitehaven Mental Health Center 259-1920


Toll-Free Numbers:

Alcohol Abuse 24-Hour Assistance and Treatment 1-800-234-1253
Alcohol Abuse and Crisis Intervention 1-800-234-0246
Cocaine Abuse 24-Hour Assistance & Treatment 1-800-234-1253
Cocaine Abuse & Crisis Intervention 1-800-234-0246
Drug and Alcohol 24-Hour Information, Assistance, & Referrals 1.800-662-4357


Websites:

Alcohol and Your College Experience:  http://www.factsontap.org 
Alcoholics Anonymous:  http://www.aa.org
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence:  http://www.ncadd.org 
Recovery Connection: drug & alcohol rehab helpline: http://www.recoveryconnection.org/

For additional assistance, you are encouraged to enlist the help and support of family and friends who would be supportive of your sobriety.  Also, look in the yellow pages of your telephone directory under mental health, community services, social and human services, alcoholism, or drug abuse. You may be surprised to learn how many organizations there are that can help.

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