Counseling Center

Substance Abuse

Substance abuse continues to be a growing issue among college students, and several negative consequences exist. Substance use and abuse is a serious danger to one's health, life, and future. Not only does drug and alcohol abuse interfere greatly with school, work, and relationships, substance abuse also causes uncomfortable to severe side effects and can lead to a life of addiction. Knowing the warning signs of substance use could help save others from these dangers.

  • changes in appetite
  • changes in sleep habits
  • unexplained financial problems
  • bloodshot eyes
  • lethargic or "spaced out" behavior
  • sudden mood swings, including severe agitation
  • sudden change in hobbies or friends
  • suspicious behaviors
  • tremors or slurred speech

Remember, if you or someone you know is in danger, please call 911 immediately.

Drug & Alcohol Prevention Resources

Concord University Counseling Center
2nd Floor, Bonner House
304-384-5290
Email: counseling@concord.edu

Southern Highlands Community Mental Health Center
200 12th Street Extension
Princeton, WV 24740
304-425-9541

Behavioral Health Pavilion
133 Southview Drive
Bluefield, WV 24701
304-325-4673

Mercer County Fellowship Home, Inc.
421 Scott Street
Bluefield WV 24701
304-327-9876

FMRS Health Systems
101 S. Eisenhower Drive
Beckley, WV 25801
304-256-7100

Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
306 Standard Road
Beckley, WV 25801
304-255-3000

Beckley Treatment Center, Inc.
175 Philport Lane
Beaver WV 25813
304-254-9262

Charleston Treatment Center, Inc.
2157 Greenbrier Street
Charleston WV 25311
304-344-5924

Behavioral Health Services
4605 MacCorkle Avenue SW
Charleston WV 25309
304-766-3441

AA Help Line
1-888-683-9768

24 hour Crisis Hot Line
1-888-936-7116

Public Employee Insurance Agency (for benefit-eligible employees)
601 57th Street, SE, Suite 2
Charleston, WV 25304-2345
304-558-7850, 1-888-680-7342
Fax: 304-558-2470; 1-877-233-4295
Email: PEIA.Help@wv.gov
Website: www.wvpeia.com

Last updated on Apr 17, 2014. Originally created on Jul 31, 2012. Report incorrect information.