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  • DePaul Public Safety (Available 24/7)
    LPC: 7730.325.7777
    Loop: 312.362.8400
  • Chicago Police
    For Emergencies - Call 911
  • AOD Contact
    Office of Health Promotion & Wellness
    Lincoln Park Student Center, Suite 302
    2250 N Sheffield Ave.
  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Action Helpline
  • Dean of Students Contact
    Lincoln Park Student Center, Suite 307
    2250 N. Sheffield Ave.


  • Alcohol & Drug Abuse Action Helpline : 1.800.662.4357
  • Auditscreen.org The AUDIT questionnaire is designed to help in the self-assessment of alcohol consumption and to identify any implications for the person's health and wellbeing, now and in the future. It consists of 10 questions on alcohol use. The responses to these questions can be scored and the total score prompts feedback to the person and in some cases offers specific advice.
  • addictions.com/rehabs/illinois provides free mental health and substance abuse resources for people at any stage of their recovery journey, including resources/treatment, warning signs, how to talk to a family member, definitions of different types of treatment and a local treatment center directory.


  • www.drugfree.org is part of the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, with a lot of information about drugs, treatment and online screenings.
  • www.drugabuse.gov is the website of The National Institute on Drug Abuse. The site includes the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future data (2005) and basic information on the extent of use, health effects and treatment options.
  • 21st Century Drug Policy is the website of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Includes health effects, treatment, legal ramifications and other resources.


  • The American Legacy Foundation is dedicated to building a world where young people reject tobacco and anyone can quit. The Foundation develops programs that address the health effects of tobacco use.
  • The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease through education, advocacy and research.
  • BeTobaccoFree.gov A comprehensive website providing one-stop access to the best and most up-to-date, tobacco-related information from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Includes general information on tobacco, federal and state laws and policies, health statistics, and evidence-based methods on how to quit.
  • EX: Re-Learn Life Without Cigarettes A comprehensive tobacco cessation plan created by the American Legacy Foundation and the Mayo Clinic.

DePaul Policy

  • If you would like to review DePaul's most recent Drug Free Schools and Communities Act - Notification to students and employees of DePaul University you may do so here.
  • For anyone interested in reading DePaul University's most recent biennial review, please email the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness.