Concerned That You May Have a Problem?
Before you go out on Friday night to Club Fever/The Linebacker/House party do you consider the following?
- How much you will consume?
- How will you get back to the dorms/home?
- How will you feel after drinking X number of drinks?
Some of the negative consequences related to drinking endorsed by clients include:
- Waking up the next morning next to a stranger.
- Cheating on significant other.
- Later being told about embarrassing behavior.
- Losing memory of events.
- Being given feedback that my intoxicated self is not as likeable or attractive.
- Being sexually assaulted.
Facts and Resources about Alcohol:
- University of Notre Dame Office of Alcohol and Drug Education
- Rethinking Drinking: Alcohol and Your Health
- Effects of Alcohol
- Binge Drinking
- Alcohol Poisoning
- BAC Calculator
- Screening Test
- UCC Services
- Other Resources
Services for Alcohol and Drug Issues at UCC:
We also offer individual therapy sessions that focus on assisting clients in meeting THEIR goal of reducing and/or abstaining from substance use/abuse. Such services are strictly confidential
- In some cases referrals to outside sources are made, when the service required is not available at the UCC.
Assessments of substance abuse history and current use are offered through our Substance Use Concentration specialty. Such assessments are instrumental in assisting our staff clinicians and clients in understanding different factors (e.g., level of motivation for change, severity of use, family history) that may impact the treatment required.
Sober for Life
If you come to believe that you can no longer use alcohol and/or other mood altering drugs, this group may be for you.
Success Without Excess
If you find yourself wondering if you are using too much alcohol and/or other mood altering drug, if you have had negative experiences (e.g., following a party or a binge) that left you feeling concerned about your behavior or the way others may view or experience you, you may be a candidate for this group.