Objective: to prevent addiction of other drugs such as cannabis, over-the-counter, prescription drugs and other illicit drugs.  We aim to increase students’ self-efficacy to make informed decisions regarding their drug use through individual education and outreach programs (educational presentations, events, displays).

AOD Consultations

AOD consultations (vaping, nicotine, cannabis, prescription drugs, etc.) consist of a 30 – 60 minute one-on-one confidential appointment.  Please call 949-824-9355 to make an appointment.

Other Drugs

(Cannabis, Nicotine, Prescription Drugs, Party Drugs, and More)
  • Learn About:
    • Effects of drugs on your body and brain.
    • Harm Reduction Strategies- The importance of having a plan before you go out, & strategies on how to reduce high-risk drug use.
    • Addiction, Dependence & Overdose- Signs and symptoms, & how to respond to an emergency.
  • Create Strategies That Work for You:
    • Analyze current relationship to substance and develop strategies to inform a healthier relationship.
    • Utilize harm reduction strategies to reduce high-risk drug usage.
    • Discover healthy alternatives to drug usage.
  • Take Action:
    • Medical Amnesty- Make the call, get help, save a life
    • Receive proper referrals, if necessary.

Workshops

Are you interested in scheduling a fun and interactive workshop for a group of 25 or more on vaping, cannabis, or prescription drugs? Fill out the workshop request form here. Additionally you may email studentwellness@uci.edu for more information about our Health & Wellness Workshops

JUUL Exchange Program

Interested in quitting vaping? Start by getting rid of your e-cigarettes and e-liquid pods! Students can exchange their vaping devices at the Center for Student Wellness & Health Promotion front desk for a complimentary swipe into the Anteatery or Brandywine! (Limit 2 per student).

Online Tools

Resources

If you have medical concern related to your alcohol use, contact the UCI Student Health Center at 949-824-5301.

If you would like to speak to a counselor, contact the UCI Counseling Center at 949-824-6457.

Media