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.

Discussion topics

Learn about drug-related topics

  • Effect of drugs on the body and academic performance
  • Drug use on the body
  • Safety strategies – the importance of having a plan when you go out, strategies on how to reduce high-risk drug use
  • Effects of drug use on academic performance
  • Addiction and overdose – signs and symptoms, what to do in an emergency

Develop goals

  • Replace old habits with new ones

Create strategies that work for you

  • Handle urges to use drugs
  • Build refusal skills
  • Discover healthy alternatives to using drugs
  • Recover if you slip

Take action

  • Make the call, get help, save a life – medical amnesty
  • California’s 911 Good Samaritan Law
    • Provides limited protection from arrest, charge, and prosecution for people who seek emergency medical assistance at the scene of a suspected drug overdose

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).

Media

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.