Counseling Services provides confidential education and counseling services to students regarding the harmful effects of abusing alcohol/drugs, and how to enjoy academic and college life without the use of such substances. Students who are concerned about their own use of alcohol/drugs, or are worried about a friend's use, should contact the Center at x7270.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Students who wish to begin or continue their recovery from substance abuse can attend the local AA group on Monday and/or Thursday nights, 8:00p.m. at 401 Virginia Street (Ashland Presbyterian Church, 2 blocks from campus). For other local AA meetings in the Richmond area, call 804-355-1212.
Narcotics Anonymous: A Narcotics Anonymous meeting is held Friday nights at 7:30p.m. at St. Ann's Parish Center on 105 Snead Street in Ashland. It is approximately one mile from campus. Call 804-798-5039 for more information.
Additional substance abuse information and resources can be found at the following web sites:
Calculate your BAC (blood alcohol concentration) levels Determine your BAC based on your weight, sex, and the amount of alcohol you consume to maintain low-risk behavior drinking habits.
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