Policies and Procedures

  • Alcohol & Drug Policy

    PHILOSOPHICAL STATEMENT

    DeSales University has a deep concern for its students, faculty and staff and seeks to promote their well being in all areas through its policies. The University expresses concern about illegal drug and alcohol use, not only because it is a violation of state and federal laws, but because it is a serious detriment to the mission and goals of the University.

    STANDARDS OF CONDUCT

    The unlawful possession, use, distribution, dispensation, manufacture, or sale of alcohol, narcotics or illicit drugs, other than those medically prescribed, properly used and in the original container, is prohibited at DeSales University. All members of the University community shall be held responsible for their behavior and for respecting the rights of others.

    DeSales University does not encourage the use of alcoholic beverages and is concerned about alcohol abuse. It recognizes, however, that individuals of legal age must be given the individual freedom to choose to drink. The University expects that individuals will make responsible decisions about the use of alcoholic beverages.

    Responsibility for obeying laws and University regulations concerning alcohol and drugs rests directly with each individual. Any student, faculty or staff member found in violation of federal, state and/or local law, or who violates the University's alcohol and drug policies, is subject to University disciplinary procedures, as well as criminal arrest and prosecution. Possible disciplinary sanctions include, but are not limited to, residential suspension, expulsion, participation in an alcohol or drug rehabilitation program, and dismissal. Sanctions may also apply to registered student organizations and to off-campus conduct involving activities sponsored or authorized by the University.

    LEGAL STATUTES AND PENALTIES

    I. ALCOHOL- The use, possession, or distribution of beverages containing alcohol on University property, including residence halls, is governed by the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and by the University's alcohol policy. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited outside all University residences and in all public areas of University residences, including but not limited to hallways, stairwells, laundry rooms, lounges, public restrooms, as well as outside of all University residences, including outdoor areas/patios at the University Heights. The University alcohol policy is strictly enforced in all residence halls.

    The following University rules apply on property owned or controlled by the University or as part of any University activity:

    • The possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by persons under 21 years of age is prohibited. Additionally, it is further prohibited for any student or employee to be in the presence of a person illegally possessing or consuming alcoholic beverages.
    • Providing alcohol to or hosting alcohol gatherings with individuals under 21 years of age is prohibited
    • Intoxication and the consumption of alcoholic beverages by students or employees so as to adversely affect academic or job performance and/or endanger the physical well-being of other persons and/or oneself, or which leads to damage of property is prohibited.
    • It is prohibited to possess or dispense beer in a keg, beer ball, or anything else leading to excessive consumption. Bars, keg refrigerators, beer pong tables, and other physical items used for storing, serving, or consuming large quantities of alcohol are also prohibited.
    • Students under 21 years of age are not permitted to possess empty containers of alcohol (cans or bottles) or alcohol-related paraphernalia as these items are considered acceptable evidence of illegal alcohol consumption.
    • A resident who is 21 years or older may not have more than one case of beer (30 12 oz. servings), one gallon of wine, or one 750 ml. liquor bottle in his/her possession or room.
    • Homemade alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
    • Drinking games involving alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
    • The possession and use of any alcoholic energy drinks (for example, Four Loko, Joose, Sparks) on campus is prohibited regardless of whether or not the student who possesses or consumes is of legal age.

    The following represents a summary of relevant statutes from the Pennsylvania Crimes Code (Title 18) and the Pennsylvania Liquor Code (Title 47) for alcohol related offenses:

    1. A person, under the age of 21, commits a summary offense if he/she attempts to purchase, purchases, consumes, possesses or knowingly and intentionally transports any liquor or malt or brewed beverages. Maximum fine $300 plus court costs and mandatory loss of your drivers license for 90 days for a first offense, one year for a second offense and two years subsequent offenses. Police officers making an arrest for this offense are obligated to notify the parents or guardians of the minor charged (Pa C.S.A. 6308).

    2. A person is guilty of a summary offense for a first violation and a misdemeanor of the third degree for any subsequent violations if he/she is under the age of 21 and knowingly and falsely represents him/herself to be 21 years of age or older, for the purpose of obtaining any liquor or malt or brewed beverages. Maximum fine is $500 plus court costs and loss of driver's license(Pa C.S.A. 6307).

    3. A person is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree if he/she knowingly, willfully, and falsely represents to any licensed dealer, or other person, that a minor is of legal age for the purpose of inducing a person to sell or furnish any liquor, malt or brewed beverages. The minimum penalty is a fine of not less than $300 (Pa C.S.A. 6309).

    4. A person commits a misdemeanor of the third degree if he/she intentionally and knowingly sells or intentionally and knowingly furnishes, or purchases with the intent to sell or furnish, any liquor or malt or brewed beverages to a person who is less than 21 years or age. Minimum penalty for violating this subsection is a fine not less than $1000 for the first violation and a fine of $2500 for each subsequent violation plus court costs (Pa C.S.A. 6310.1A).

    5. A person commits a misdemeanor of the second degree if he/she intentionally, knowingly or recklessly manufactures, makes, alters, sells or attempts to sell an identification card falsely representing the identity, birth date or age of another. Minimum penalty is a fine of not less than $1000 for the first violation and a fine of not less than $2500 for each subsequent violation (Pa C.S.A. 6310.2).

    6. A person commits a summary offense for a first violation and a misdemeanor of the third degree for any subsequent violation if he/she, is under 21 years of age and possesses an identification card that falsely identifies the person as being 21. It is also a violation to use the identification card of another individual. Minimum penalty is a fine not more than $500 plus court costs (Pa C.S.A. 6310.3).

    7. It is unlawful for any person who is an operator or any occupant in a motor vehicle to be in possession of an open alcoholic beverage container or to consume any alcoholic beverages or controlled substances. This is a summary offense with a maximum penalty of $300 (Pa C.S.A. 7513).

    8. A person is guilty of a summary offense if he/she appears in any public place under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance. Penalty is a maximum fine of $300 plus court costs (Pa C.S.A. 5505).

    9. A minor (under 21 years of age) shall not drive, operate or be in physical control of a motor vehicle while having alcohol in his/her system. This is a summary offense with a fine of $100 (Pa C.S.A. 3718).

    10. A person shall not drive, operate or be in physical control of the movement of a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance to a degree that renders the person incapable of safe driving. For an individual who is 21 years of age or older, the Blood Alcohol Content is .08, for a minor under 21, the Blood Alcohol Content is .02. It is a misdemeanor of the second degree for a first offense.

    II. DRUGS - DeSales University prohibits illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia on property owned or controlled by the University or as part of any University activity. Drug paraphernalia is defined as any legitimate equipment, product, or material that is modified for making, using, or concealing illegal drugs and includes, but is not limited to, bongs, roach clips, drug pipes and any items modified or adapted so that they can be used to consume drugs. Drug paraphernalia found on University property will be confiscated.

    Federal Law- Federal drug laws prohibit the manufacture, distribution, dispensation and possession of controlled substances unless specifically permitted by statute. The government categorizes controlled substances according to Schedules I through V. Schedule I drugs have a high potential for abuse, with no accepted medical use. Schedule I drugs include, but are not limited to, heroin, marijuana, hashish, LSD and other hallucinogens. Schedule II drugs have a high potential for abuse, but some medical use, and include opium, morphine, codeine, barbiturates, cocaine and its derivatives, amphetamines, phencyclidine (PCP) and other narcotics. Schedule III, Schedule IV and Schedule V drugs have some potential for abuse, but less than Schedule I and II drugs, with Schedule III drugs having the most potential for abuse and Schedule V the least. Schedule III, IV and V drugs include chloral hydrate (IV), certain barbiturates (III and IV), benzodiazines (IV), glutethimide (III), other depressants and narcotics (III and IV), amphetamines (III) and other stimulants (III and IV). A complete listing of controlled substances and their classifications is contained in Title 21 of the United States Code at Section 812.

    Penalties for the unauthorized possession, manufacture, sale, distribution or delivery of drugs varies according to the type and quality of drug, the existence of prior offenses and whether death or serious injury results from the drug involved. Special federal penalties apply to the sale or distribution of controlled substances to persons under age 21 or within 1,000 feet of school, college or university property.

    Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Law- State law prohibits, among other things, the unauthorized manufacture, sale, delivery and possession of controlled substances. Consistent with federal law, Pennsylvania classifies controlled substances according to Schedules I through V. Penalties vary according to the type of controlled substance involved. For a simple possession of a small amount of marijuana (misdemeanor), persons may be subject to 30 days imprisonment and a $500 fine. A person may be subject to a maximum of 15 years imprisonment and a $25,000 fine for the manufacture, delivery or possession of a Schedule I or II controlled drug such as cocaine, PCP or LSD (felony). Sentences can be doubled for second and subsequent offenses. Sentences can also be doubled for distribution of controlled offenses to persons under the age of eighteen. Penalties range from a mandatory minimum sentence of seven years and a $50,000 fine for subsequent convictions for the manufacture, delivery or possession of 100 grams or more of a Schedule I or II controlled narcotic drug.

    FEDERAL TRAFFICKING PENALTIES (as of June 2007)

    DRUG/SCHEDULE

    QUANTITY

    PENALTIES

    QUANTITY

    PENALTIES

    Cocaine

    (Schedule II)

    500 - 4999 gms mixture

    First Offense: Not less than 5 yrs, and not more than 40 yrs. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 or more than life. Fine of not more than $2 million if an individual, $5 million if not an individual

    Second Offense: Not less than 10 yrs, and not more than life. If death or serious injury, life imprisonment. Fine of not more than $4 million if an individual, $10 million if not an individual

    5 kgs or more mixture

    First Offense: Not less than 10 yrs, and not more than life. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 or more than life. Fine of not more than $4 million if an individual, $10 million if not an individual.

    Second Offense: Not less than 20 yrs, and not more than life. If death or serious injury, life imprisonment. Fine of not more than $8 million if an individual, $20 million if not an individual.

    2 or More Prior Offenses: Life imprisonment

    Cocaine Base (Schedule II)

    5-49 gms mixture

    50 gms or more mixture

    Fentanyl

    (Schedule II)

    40 - 399 gms mixture

    400 gms or more mixture

    Fentanyl Analogue (Schedule I)

    10 - 99 gms mixture

    100 gms or more mixture

    Heroin

    (Schedule I)

    100 - 999 gms mixture

    1 kg or more mixture

    LSD

    (Schedule I)

    1 - 9 gms mixture

    10 gms or more mixture

    Methamphetamine (Schedule II)

    5 - 49 gms pure or 50 - 499 gms mixture

    50 gms or more pure or 500 gms or more mixture

    PCP (Schedule II)

    10 - 99 gms pure or 100 - 999 gms mixture

    100 gm or more pure or 1 kg or more mixture

    PENALTIES

    Other Schedule I & II drugs (and any drug product containing Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid)

    Any amount

     

    First Offense: Not more that 20 yrs. If death or serious injury, not less than 20 yrs, or more than Life. Fine $1 million if an individual, $5 million if not an individual.

    Second Offense: Not more than 30 yrs. If death or serious injury, not less than life. Fine $2 million if an individual, $10 million if not an individual.

    Flunitrazepam
    (Schedule IV)

    1 gm or more

    Other Schedule III drugs

    Any amount

     

    First Offense: Not more than 5 years. Fine not more than $250,000 if an individual, $1 million if not an individual.

    Second Offense: Not more 10 yrs. Fine not more than $500,000 if an individual, $2 million if not an individual

    Flunitrazepam (Schedule IV)

    30 to 999 mgs

    All other Schedule IV drugs

    Any amount

    First Offense: Not more than 3 years. Fine not more than $250,000 if an individual, $1 million if not an individual. Second Offense: Not more than 6 yrs. Fine not more than $500,000 if an individual, $2 million if not an individual.

    Flunitrazepam (Schedule IV)

    Less than 30 mgs

    All Schedule V drugs

    Any amount

    First Offense: Not more than 1 yr. Fine not more than $100,000 if an individual, $250,000 if not an individual. Second Offense: Not more than 2 yrs. Fine not more than $200,000 if an individual, $500,000 if not an individual.

    FEDERAL TRAFFICKING PENALTIES- MARIJUANA (as of June 2007)

    DRUG

    QUANTITY

    1st OFFENSE

    2nd OFFENSE

    Marijuana

    1,000 kg or more mixture; or 1,000 or more plants

    • Not less than 10 years, not more than life
    • If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years, not more than life
    • Fine not more than $4 million if an individual, $10 million if other than an individual
    • Not less than 20 years, not more than life
    • If death or serious injury, mandatory life
    • Fine not more than $8 million if an individual, $20 million if other than an individual

    Marijuana

    100 kg to 999 kg mixture; or 100 to 999 plants

    • Not less than 5 years, not more than 40 years
    • If death or serous injury, not less than 20 years, not more than life
    • Fine not more than $2 million if an individual, $5 million if other than an individual
    • Not less than 10 years, not more than life
    • If death or serious injury, mandatory life
    • Fine not more than $4 million if an individual, $10 million if other than an individual

    Marijuana

    more than 10 kgs hashish; 50 to 99 kg mixture

    more than 1 kg of hashish oil; 50 to 99 plants

    • Not more than 20 years
    • If death or serious injury, not less than 20 years, not more than life
    • Fine $1 million if an individual, $5 million if other than an individual
    • Not more than 30 years
    • If death or serious injury, mandatory life
    • Fine $2 million if an individual, $10 million if other than individual

    Marijuana

    1 to 49 plants; less than 50 kg mixture

    • Not more than 5 years
    • Fine not more than $250,000, $1 million other than individual

     

    • Not more than 10 years
    • Fine $500,000 if an individual, $2 million if other than individual

     

    Hashish

    10 kg or less

    Hashish Oil

    1 kg or less

    CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT **

    Schedule of Controlled Substance Categories and Examples

    Penalty For Felony Delivery and Obtaining Possession thru Forgery or Fraud

    Penalty For Misdemeanor Possession

    SCHEDULE I: Drugs with no accepted medical use in the U.S. and a high potential for abuse.

    Heroin, LSD, Mescaline, PCP, Cocaine, Methamphetamine

     

    Marijuana & Hashish:
    1,000 kg. or more

    50 kg. to 999 kg.

     

     

    Under 50 kg.

     

    Jail: 5 years to life

    Fine: Up to $4,000,000

     

    Jail: 10 years to life

    Fine: Up to $4,000,000

    Jail: 5 to 40 years

    Fine: Up to $2,000,000

     

    Jail: Up to 5 years

    Fine: Up to $25,000

    Jail: 1 year
    Fine: $5,000.00

    SCHEDULE II: Drugs with a high potential for abuse; with severe psychic or physical dependence possible, but also having an accepted medical use.

    Morphine, Methadone, Amphetamine, Barbiturate

    Jail: Up to 20 years
    Fine: Up to $1,000,000

    Jail: Up to 1 year
    Fine: Up to $100,00

    SCHEDULE III: Drugs with less abuse potential than Schedule II; and an accepted medical use.

    Codeine of Compounds, Tincture of Opium, Phendimetrazine

    Jail: Up to 5 years
    Fine: Up to $250,000

    Jail: Up to1 year
    Fine: Up to $100,000

    SCHEDULE IV: Drugs with a lower potential for abuse and an accepted medical use.

    Valium, Ativan

    Jail: Up to 3 years
    Fine: $Up to $250,000

    Jail: Up to 1 year
    Fine: Up to $100,000

    SCHEDULE V: Drugs with a low potential for abuse and an accepted medical use.

    Parapectolin

    Misdemeanor
    Jail: Up to 1 year
    Fine: Up to $100,000

    Jail: Up to 1 year
    Fine: Up to $100,000

     

     

     

     

    ** The Controlled Substances Act (CSA), Title II of the Comprehensive Drug Prevention and Control Act of 1970.

     

    Federal law also allows for the possibility of loss of property and federal grants as defined by the Controlled Substances Act and regulation 21CFR 1300.11-1300.15.

    HEALTH RISKS

    I. ALCOHOL-

    Short-term effects- Alcohol is a depressant of the central nervous system which suppresses the part of your brain that controls judgment, resulting in a loss of inhibitions. It affects physical coordination, causing blurred vision, slurred speech and loss of balance. Alcohol is involved in a large proportion of fatal road accidents, assaults and incidents of domestic violence.

    Long-term effects- Excessive drinking over time is associated with the following health problems and conditions:

    • Liver diseases
    • Neurological problems (dementia, stroke and neuropathy)
    • Cardiovascular problems (myocardial infarction, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation and hypertension)
    • Psychiatric problems (depression, suicidality and anxiety)
    • Social problems (unemployment, lost productivity and family problems)
    • Gastrointestinal problems (pancreatitis and gastritis)

    Binge Drinking- Most adverse health effects from underage drinking stem from acute intoxication resulting from binge drinking. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, immediate health effects of binge drinking may include:

    • Alcohol poisoning, a medical emergency that results from high blood alcohol levels of alcohol that suppress the central nervous system and cause loss of consciousness, low blood pressure and body temperature, coma, respiratory depression and death.
    • Risky sexual behaviors, including unprotected sex, sex with multiple partners, and increased risk of sexual assault. These behaviors can result in unintended pregnancy or sexually transmitted diseases.
    • Violence, including intimate partner violence and child maltreatment.

    II. DRUGS-

    Substance Category & Name

    (Examples of Commercial & Street Names)

    Intoxication Effects &

    Potential Health Consequences

    Cannabinoids

    Hashish (Boom, chronic, gangster, hash, hash oil, hemp)

    Marijuana (Blunt, dope, ganja, grass, herb, joints, Mary Jane, pot, reefer, sinsemilla, weed)

    Euphoria, slowed thinking and reaction time, confusion, impaired balance/coordination, cough and coordination/cough, frequent respiratory infections; impaired memory and learning; increased heart rate, anxiety; panic attacks; tolerance, addiction

    Depressants

    Barbiturates (Amytal, Nembutal, Seconal, Phenobarbital; barbs, reds, phennies)

    Benzodiazepines (Ativan, Halcion, Librium, Valium, Xanax; candy, downers, sleeping pills, tranks)

    Flunitrazepam*** (Rohypnol, forget-me pill, Mexican Valium, R2, Roche, roofies, roofinol, rope)

    GHB*** (Gamma-hydroxybutyrate; G, Georgia home boy, liquid ecstasy)

    Methaqualone (Quaalude, Sopor, Parest; ludes, mandrex, quad, quay)

    *** Associated with sexual assaults.

    Reduced anxiety; feeling of well-being; lowered inhibitions; slowed pulse and breathing; lowered blood pressure; poor concentration/fatigue; confusion; impaired coordination, memory, judgment; addiction; respiratory depression and arrest; death

    For barbiturates—sedation, drowsiness/depression, unusual excitement, fever, irritability, poor judgment, slurred speech, dizziness, life-threatening withdrawal

    For benzodiazepines—sedation, drowsiness/dizziness

    For flunitrazepam—visual and gastrointestinal disturbances, urinary retention, memory loss for the time under the drug's effects

    For GHB—drowsiness, nausea/vomiting, headache, loss of consciousness, loss of reflexes, seizures, coma, death

    For methaqualone—euphoria/depression, poor reflexes, slurred speech, coma

    Dissociative Anesthetics

    Ketamine (Ketalar SV; cat valiums, K, Special K, vitamin K)

    PCP and analogs (Phencyclidine; angel dust)

    Increased heart rate and blood pressure, impaired motor function/memory loss; numbness; nausea/vomiting

    For ketamine—at high doses, delirium, depression, respiratory depression and arrest

    For PCP and analogs—possible decrease in blood pressure and heart rate, panic, aggression, violence/loss of appetite, depression

    Opioids & Morphine Derivatives

    Codeine (Empirin with codeine, Fiorinal with codeine, Robitussin A-C, Tylenol with Codeine; Captain Cody, Cody, schoolboy; doors & fours, loads, pancakes and syrup)

    Pain relief, euphoria, drowsiness /nausea, constipation, confusion, sedation, respiratory depression and arrest, tolerance, addiction, unconsciousness, coma, death

    For codeine—
    less analgesia, sedation, and respiratory depression than morphine

    Opioids & Morphine Derivatives

    Fentanyl (Actiq, Duragesic, Sublimaze; Apache, China girl, China white, dance fever, friend, goodfella, TNT, Tango and Cash)

    Heroin (Diacetylmorphine; brown sugar, dope, H, horse, junk, skag, skunk, smack)

    Morphine (Roxanol, Duramorph ; M, Miss Emma, monkey, white stuff)

    Opium (Laudanum, paregoric , big O, black stuff, block, gum, hop)

    Oxycodone HCL (Oxycontin; Oxy, O.C., killer)

    Hydrocodone bitartrate, acetaminophen

    (Vicodin; vike, Watson-387)

    Pain relief, euphoria, drowsiness /nausea, constipation, confusion, sedation, respiratory depression and arrest, tolerance, addiction, unconsciousness, coma, death

    For heroin—
    staggering gait

    Stimulants

     

    Amphetamine (Biphetamine, Dexedrine; bennies, black beauties, crosses, hearts, LA turnaround, speed, truck drivers, uppers)

    Cocaine (Cocaine hydrochloride; blow, bump, C, candy, Charlie, coke, crack, flake, rock, snow, toot)

    Methamphetamine (Desoxyn ; chalk, crank, crystal, fire, glass, ice, meth, speed, peace, STP, X, XTC)

    Methylphenidate (Ritalin; JIF, MPH, R-ball, Skippy, the smart drug, vitamin R); safe and effective for treatment of ADHD.

    Nicotine (Cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, snuff, spit tobacco, chew)

    Increased heart rate, blood pressure, metabolism; feelings of exhilaration, energy, increased mental alertness /rapid or irregular heart beat; reduced appetite, weight loss, heart failure, nervousness, insomnia

    For amphetamine—rapid breathing/tremor, loss of coordination; irritability, anxiousness, restlessness, delirium, panic, paranoia, impulsive behavior, aggressiveness, tolerance, addiction, psychosis

    For cocaine—increased temperature /chest pain, respiratory failure, nausea, abdominal pain, strokes, seizures, headaches, malnutrition, panic attacks

    For methamphetamine—aggression, violence, psychotic behavior/memory loss, cardiac and neurological damage; impaired memory and learning, tolerance, addiction

    For nicotine—additional effects attributable to tobacco exposure, adverse pregnancy outcomes, chronic lung disease, cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer, tolerance, addiction

    Other Compounds

     

    Anabolic steroids (Anadrol, Oxandrin, Durabolin, Depo-Testosterone, Equipoise; roids, juice)

    Inhalants (Solvents such as paint thinners, gasoline, & glues; gases such as butane, propane, aerosol propellants, & nitrous oxide; nitrites such as isoamyl, isobutyl, & cyclohexyl; laughing gas, poppers, snappers, whippets)

     

    For anabolic steroidshypertension, blood clotting and cholesterol changes, liver cysts and cancer, kidney cancer, hostility and aggression, acne; in adolescents, premature stoppage of growth; in males, prostate cancer, reduced sperm production, shrunken testicles, breast enlargement; in females, menstrual irregularities, development of beard and other masculine characteristics

    For inhalants—stimulation, loss of inhibition; headache; nausea or vomiting; slurred speech, loss of motor coordination; wheezing, unconsciousness, cramps, weight loss, muscle weakness, depression, memory impairment, damage to cardiovascular and nervous systems, sudden death

     

    PREVENTION AND ASSISTANCE

    Alcohol and drug abuse affect individuals in a variety of ways which can significantly interfere with the mission of this University. Substance abuse can lead to dependency and addiction, with serious consequences for personal health and the overall quality of life. Counseling services and educational programs are available through the Counseling Center, the Campus Ministry Office and the Health Center. Confidential assistance will be offered to those who seek drug related counseling. Individuals, however, are always legally responsible for their own actions

    The Counseling Center offers counseling and psychological services, including individual and group therapy. The Counseling Center also offers referrals to community drug and alcohol treatment programs, including Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and Adult Children of Alcoholics Network of the Lehigh Valley.

    Various drug and alcohol prevention programs are offered or presented at the University, including the following:

    • Alcohol Edu (online alcohol education program that all incoming students are required to complete prior to coming to campus)
    • Alcohol Task Force (comprised of faculty, staff, and students)
    • Peer Counseling and Alcohol Awareness Campaign (provided by PACE)
    • Alcohol screenings (available in person and online)
    • Character U Presentations (national speakers on Drugs and Alcohol)
    • Freshman Orientation Programs
    • Resident Advisor Training, Residence Hall Programming and the Wellness Living/Learning Community (sponsored by the Office of Residence Life)
    • DSU Community Wellness Fair (sponsored by Counseling and Health Center)
    • Current literature and resources available in the Counseling and Health Centers
    • Healthy CHOICES Events (sponsored by the Athletic Department) 

    On-Campus Resources

    If calling from off-campus or a cellular telephone, please dial 610-282-1100 and then the following extension:

     

    Telephone Extension

    Counseling Center

    1776 or 1462

    Health Center

    1776 or 1232

    Campus Ministry

    1898 or 1313

     

     

     

    Community Resources

     

    Telephone

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    610-882-0558

       

    Caron Foundation

    1-800-678-2332

    Crime Victims Council Hotline

    610-437-6611

    Treatment Trends, Inc 610-439-0218
     

     

    Lehigh Valley Hospital (Cedar Crest)

    610-402-8000

    Narcotics Anonymous Hotline

    610-439-1998

    Sacred Heart Hospital

    610-776-4500 (Allentown)

    St. Luke's Hospital

     

    610-770-8300 (Allentown)
    610-954-4000 (Bethlehem)               610-419-7800 (Quakertown)

     

     

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