Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention
Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention work at Wolverine Wellness is student-centered and uses evidence-based strategic interventions, collaboration, innovation and the incorporation of the wellness dimensions to reduce harmful consequences of alcohol and other drug use.
The goal is to support students in achieving their personal and academic potential.
- U-M Typology Matrix: Mapping Alcohol and Other Drug Campus and Community Prevention Efforts
- Frequently Asked Questions about Alcohol Use at the University of Michigan
U-M students have access to multiple resources on alcohol and other drugs, many of them free. Some examples are below.
- Wellness Coaching: A free, confidential, and non-judgmental program to explore your use of alcohol and other drugs and possibly make changes.
- Stay in the Blue: Michigan students have LOTS of strategies for Staying in the Blue.
- Collegiate Recovery Program: Students in recovery can find a supportive community where they can achieve academic success while enjoying a genuine college experience, free from alcohol and other drugs.
- Vaping, e-cigarette and Tobacco Cessation Help: U-M is a tobacco-free campus, and students, faculty, and staff can get support for quitting.
- Workshops and Trainings on Alcohol and Other Drugs: How to request tailored workshops and participate in Sober Monitor Training Program, plus Introduction to Motivational Interviewing training.
- Additional resources are available here.
- What You Need to Know about Laws, Policies, and Ordinances involving Alcohol and Other Drugs: Learn the laws, policies, and ordinances involving alcohol and other drugs, so you can stay out of trouble.
- Hosting Off-Campus Parties: Things to Remember for Responsible Hosting: How to ensure that everyone has a fun time at your party.
- Medical Amnesty: Medical amnesty helps ensure that minors at medical risk as a result of alcohol intoxication will receive prompt and appropriate medical attention.
- Parent / Guardian Communication regarding Alcohol and Other Drug Harm: U-M notifies parents / guardians in certain circumstances because of the health and safety risk inherent in alcohol and other drug misuse.
- Alcohol Emergency: Learn the signs of an alcohol emergency and know what to do.
- Alcohol and Sex: Stay safe, have fun, skip the regrets.
- Problem Drinking: Any one of these consequences is reason enough to evaluate your relationship with alcohol.
- The Effects of Combining Alcohol with Other Drugs: Combining other drugs with alcohol can have unpredictable and unwanted consequences. This page will help you understand the dangers and take steps to prevent harm.
- Fentanyl, Overdoses, and Naloxone: Information on opioids, overdoses, and life-saving medication.
- Marijuana / Cannabis and how to have conversations about cannabis use.
- Additional information is available here.
Ann Arbor Campus Community Coalition (A2C3) is a broad-based coalition of U-M campus and Ann Arbor community members partnering to promote health and wellness by reducing harmful alcohol use in the community.
The Biennial Review Committee meets every two years to review the Alcohol and Other Drug Policy and provides leadership regarding alcohol and other drug risk management at U-M. They analyze program effectiveness, review consistency of enforcement and discuss the implementation of an evidence-based prevention plan. See details at Laws and Policies related to Alcohol and Other Drugs.
Tobacco-free Campus Initiative: U-M is a tobacco-free campus.Our community partners work with us to address the harmful use of alcohol and other drugs, share resources and provide support to those in recovery.