Students in violation of campus alcohol and drug policies are referred to the ATOD Program to attend the Step 1 Mandatory Class, Step 2 Counseling & Assessment, or Step 3 Appointment with Judicial Affairs.
Signs of alcohol poisoning include: choking and/or persistent vomiting; irregular breathing that is fewer than 12 breaths per minute; no breathing for 10 seconds or more and shallow breathing; the skin appears cold, clammy or bluish; and the person won’t wake up.
If someone has alcohol poisoning, call 911; DO NOT LEAVE. Stay with the person until help arrives; turn the person on his or her side; monitor breathing closely.
All students are welcome to attend the AA meetings on campus. The meetings are held every Wedensday from 12pm-1pm in the Student Health Center, Room 268. Contact the ATOD Program at (562) 985-1732, for more information about AA meetings.
For smoking cessation, the ATOD Program offers students with a QUIT NOW! Quit Kit. The package includes information on various resources on smoking cessation methods. You may pick one up at the ATOD Program office in the SHS, Room 268.
More than 434,000 Americans die each year from diseases caused by tobacco. Just one drop of pure nicotine will kill the average-sized person.
It is the psychoactive constituent 9 THC in marijuana that affects attention, memory and learning.
Regularly smoking three or four joints a week, even for less than six years, can impair lung function and rob the body of antioxidants that protect cells against damage that can lead to heart disease and cancer.
The ATOD Program can provide information for Al-Anon services and locations in Long Beach and its surrounding cities.
The ATOD Program staff and peer educators offer D.A.T.E. (drug, alcohol, tobacco education) presentations on numerous Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug issues, education and prevention.
Yes, the ATOD Program welcomes students of all majors, who are energetic, reliable and have great public speaking skills.