Students, faculty, staff, and teaching assistants are essential when it comes to preventing suicide and promoting help-seeking behaviors among their peers. UHS offers consultation with concerned third parties.
Free programs for students to learn more about their own substance use habits
Opioids can be safe when taken for a short time and as prescribed by a doctor, but they are frequently misused. Regular opioid use—even as prescribed by a doctor—can produce dependence, and when misused or abused, opioid pain relievers can lead to fatal overdose.
By collecting and utilizing data, the UHS substance abuse prevention team collaborates with campus and community partners to implement and evaluate evidence-based policies, programs, and services.
AlcoholEdu is an online course that educates students about the impacts of alcohol and provides them with the information to make healthy decisions.
Substance abuse can affect individual student retention, engagement, and academic success as well as the overall UW-Madison campus climate.