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Alcohol & Other Drugs Information

The services of the Center for Student Wellbeing include:

  • Wellbeing, academic, and peer coaching
  • Recovery support services
  • Meditation and Yoga
  • Student-led initiatives
  • Skill-building workshops
  • Trainings to identify and respond to student needs
  • Substance use screenings
  • Awareness and prevention programming
  • Referrals

Alcohol & Other Drug Counseling and Services

University Counseling Center (UCC) provides a certified substance abuse therapist, who can help students enter a treatment facility, prepare to return to campus from rehabilitation, or develop relapse prevention plans.  The UCC also provides counseling/therapy.  Cost of services is covered in the undergraduate and graduate students activities fees.

Office of Religious Life

Students can access counseling through their respective campus ministries or the chaplain and assistant chaplain of the university.  No fee involved.

Vanderbilt Medical Center
Most medical insurance will cover some cost, but always check your policy.  The substance abuse therapist at the UCC can assess and refer to this treatment program or a treatment program near home.

12-Step Program
There are several meetings within walking distance to Vanderbilt.  The Friendship House is the AA meeting house (within .5 miles of campus) and is open Sunday – Wednesday 8am-10pm, Thursday 8am-11pm, and Friday/Saturday 8am-Midnight.

VU Alcohol Policy

Vanderbilt’s Alcohol Policy is included in the Vanderbilt Student Handbook.