Health and Wellness

Alcohol and Drugs

Alcohol and Drugs

Alcohol

If you are of age, it is your legal right to drink. It is also your right not to drink. If you choose to drink, we encourage you to follow Canada's low-risk drinking guidelines. The following tips can help:

Sober or drunk, you're still responsible for your behaviour, before society, your peers-and the law. High risk drinking habits formed in university can stay with you for life, interfering with jobs, relationships, commitments, personal stability, and your health.


Drugs

If you choose to take drugs, be informed.

Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings on campus

Meetings take place in UCC, Room 369, at 2:30 Friday afternoons. It is open to anyone who has, or thinks he or she may have a problem with alcohol. Meetings offer information, support, and help toward recovery and are open to students, faculty, staff, and members of the general public.

Addictions Services of Thames Valley

Website
519.673.3242

  • eight community-based addiction programs
  • professionally trained counsellors
  • no restrictions related to age or gender.