Alcohol & Drug Education

Alcohol Awareness and Prevention Programs

Denison University Drug and Alcohol Policies and Information

Program Description

Harmful and underage drinking remain significant problems on U.S. campuses, despite our collective efforts to address them. Higher education officials understand that, all too often, alcohol and other drug-related problems can seem intractable, leading to questions and frustration over how best to reduce student drinking and other drug use and its negative consequences. The overall goal of Denison’s comprehensive alcohol and other drug abuse prevention program is to reduce harm associated with alcohol and other drug use, thereby creating a safer campus community and environment.

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Weeks

Held each year during the third or fourth week of October and for a week in April National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness week aims to bring attention to the serious public health issues posed by excessive drinking among college student during a part of the academic calendar that is marked by football games, homecoming, Halloween weekends, and other large celebrations on many campuses. Check the Wellness Calendar for updates information and dates.

  • Providing awareness and preventions resources
  • Distracted driving simulator
  • Sex under the influence program
  • Free screenings and assessments
  • Community and Campus Resources
  • Educational interactive activities including: intoxication goggles, spin wheel, mock tails (can you pour a standard drink)
  • National Alcohol Screening Day: Usually April 6

Web Resources for Alcohol and Other Drugs

E check Up to Go: Free Alcohol and Marijuana Assessment

Screening for Mental Health: Free Alcohol Screening

Statistical Snapshot of College Drinking

Bacchus and Gamma

Higher Education Center on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Contact Us


Please call 740-587-6200 and press #1 to schedule an appointment with a member of our medical or behavioral staff

*Given demand for student appointments, we ask that you cancel any appointment you are unable to attend.

Counseling “Walk-in Hour”:

No appointment necessary
Monday through Friday
11:30 am - 12:30 pm.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

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