Alcohol and Other Drugs - Resources


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Online assessments and screenings:

U-M Counseling and Psychological Services offers free, online assessments for a variety of mental health issues, including alcohol.

Screening, Coaching, Counseling, and Treatment options:

UHS staff can help U-M affiliated individuals find appropriate resources:

Wellness Coaching is a one-on-one, non-judgemental coaching session that can help students assess their alcohol and/or other drug use in the context of overall wellness. 

Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
Free, confidential services for U-M students including:

  • Assessment of substance abuse patterns (ASAP)
  • Short-term therapy for individuals or couples
  • Facilitated groups
  • Workshops for changing patterns of behavior
  • Referrals for additional help

U-M Faculty and Staff Counseling and Consultation Office
1009 Greene St.
Free, confidential services for staff, faculty and their immediate family members including:

  • Short term counseling services on personal, emotional, family and work place issues
  • Critical incident, trauma and grief counseling
  • Educational Presentations on a variety of emotional and mental health topics

U-M Addiction Treatment Services
Rachel Upjohn Building
4250 Plymouth Rd
734-232-0600 or toll-free 800-828-8020
Outpatient assessment and treatment services. Fee-for-service; most insurance and public funding accepted.

Dawn Farm
"Assists addicts and alcoholics in achieving long term recovery" and offers an Education Series.

MHealthy Alcohol Management Program 
A brief, confidential educational program that helps you eliminate drinking problems by reducing your drinking or stopping altogether.You decide which is better for you: moderation or abstinence. Fee-for-service, however fee is waived for U-M faculty and staff.
734-998-2017 or 800-222-5145, email

For a list of treatment providers, locally and elsewhere, see Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 

Drug Testing

UHS offers urine Drug Testing

Helping a Friend

Concerned about someone? Helping a Friend provides suggestions and resources. 

Sexual assault assistance:

Sexual Assault Services at UHS

U-M Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center (SAPAC)
715 N. University, Suite 202
Business line 734-998-9368 or 24-hour crisis line 734-936-3333

  • Crisis intervention
  • Outreach
  • Advocacy
  • Consultation
  • Education and Training
  • Awareness activities

U-M Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) 
Free, confidential services for UM students including sexual assault counseling

Al-Anon and Support for Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA):

  • Washtenaw Alano Club: Al-Anon, ACOA meetings. Go to or call 734-668-8138
  • Women's Adult Children of Alcoholics meeting connected to Mott inpatient child and adolescent psychiatry. All ages welcome. Please contact John Steffenson for more information: please include ACOA in subject.  This meeting is currently held via zoom at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday evenings. 

Support for recovery:

U-M Collegiate Recovery Program provides holistic, tailored support to U-M students who are in recovery from alcohol or other drug problems. If you are a student in recovery or are curious about recovery, give us a call.

Students for Recovery is a voluntary student organization that is sponsored by UHS. Students meet regularly to socialize as well as to plan and participate in service projects in the local community. If you are in recovery, thinking about recovery, or supportive of recovery, you are welcome to attend our meetings. For more information, see our Facebook page or contact the Collegiate Recovery Program.

Alcoholics Anonymous and Alateen for younger members (national websites)
or Huron Valley Area Intergroup, Inc.  (local website) 734-482-5700

Narcotics Anonymous
Free support for remaining drug-free

Codependents Anonymous
For local meetings, click on "Find a Meeting"

Ann Arbor Women's Group
Creates opportunities for women recovering from alcohol and drug addiction to develop and sustain a healthy, sober lifestyle.

Women for Sobriety
Dedicated to helping women overcome alcohol and other addictions.

Maintaining Resiliency and Sustaining Recovery: Ensuring That Recovery Lasts a Lifetime
This webcast is part of Recovery Month's Multimedia Series

Local detoxification options:

Detoxification is required when a person is physically dependent on alcohol or other drugs. Medical monitoring can minimize the physical and psychological symptoms that occur when a person is deprived of a drug. Detoxification prepares a person to take the next step in their treatment process.

University of Michigan Addiction Treatment Services
Toll-free 800-525-5188 (for intakes)
Accepts most insurance, offers sliding fee scale

Dawn Farm
734-669-8265 (detox program) or 734-485-8725 (residential program)
544 N. Division St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Detox program is free

Brighton Center for Recovery
Toll-free 800-523-8198 or 810-220-5514
Complete online form and fax it
Accepts most insurance and offers sliding fee scale

National information and referral resources:

National Institutes of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism offers Rethinking Drinking  - A valuable, research-based resource. What do you think about taking a look at your drinking habits and how they may affect your health?

National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA)