Substance Abuse


Free smoking cessation services are available for students including:

  • Free Quit Kit
  • One-on-One Health Education appointments
  • Nicotine Replacement Therapy (Patches, Gum) or Non-Nicotine Medication (Zyban)

To schedule an appointment, please call the Office of Wellness and Health Promotion 562-985-4609 or email with the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Student ID number
  • Cell phone number


Linda Pena is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor is available for individual counseling. Student Health Services is currently offering Zoom Telehealth appointments for substance use counseling.

To schedule an appointment, please email Linda Pena at and be sure to include:

  • Your Name
  • Student ID number
  • Cell phone number

A staff member will schedule a telehealth appointment with you.


In addition to education and prevention, the ATOD Program supports establishing a collegiate recovery community. Through a collegiate recovery community, we aim to educate people about addiction to help remove the stigma and teach our community the facts about this disease.

Click here for more information about Beach Recovery.