Substance Use Resources

Self Help
Numerous self-help apps are available on both the Android and iOS platforms. For example: Some students may benefit from using self-help books on better managing substance use. For example:
Community Alcohol and Other Drugs Resources
Students Affected by the Substance Use of a Loved One
Seeing a friend or family member struggling with substance addiction is difficult on its own. It can be helpful to have someone to talk with who is unconnected to the situation, whether that's an individual therapist at CAPS or peers who have had similar experiences. Al-Anon is one such group. It's different than Alcoholics Anonymous because instead of being a group for people with substance addictions themselves, it's for people who are looking for the support of people who have had similar experiences. Other similar support groups are Alateen (for young people aged 13 through 18 and Adult Children of Alcoholics/Dysfunctional Families.