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Alcohol & Other Drugs Services

If you or a fellow student are concerned about alcohol or other drugs use, help is available.

Services are designed to help students assess alcohol and other drug use, explore the need to change behaviors and learn ways to reduce negative consequences and harm.

To sign up for a session in the Alcohol and Other Drugs Services, call the Counseling & Testing Center at 208-885-6716.

e-Checkup To Go

Use the following quizzes to gauge your use of alcohol and cannabis. Each form will provide you with accurate and personalized feedback about:

  • Your individual usage pattern
  • Your risk patterns
  • Your aspirations and goals
  • Helpful resources at University of Idaho and in your community

Request a Workshop

Presentations are available upon request to help students reflect on attitudes or behaviors related to alcohol use, learn how it might affect health and personal goals, and develop strategies to reduce harm related to substance use.

Request a workshop seven days in advance, and arrangements will be made to bring teaching materials and resources to your classroom or organization. Workshops normally last 30-90 minutes.

Available Workshops

A peer-facilitated outreach workshop that interactively covers estimating blood-alcohol concentration, tracking standard drinks and pouring demonstrations. Students will identify the good and not-so-good aspects of college drinking, and identify strategies to reduce risk and bystander tips to respond to an alcohol emergency.
(50 minutes)

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Have you ever been concerned about a friend’s alcohol or other drug use? This workshop will discuss warning signs of alcohol or other drug abuse and how to decrease defensiveness for supportive conversation. We will discuss campus resources available and how to make referrals and provide other support.
(50 minutes)

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Participants learn the warning signs of alcohol-related emergencies and tips and strategies on how to intervene when a friend needs help. We will also discuss overcoming potential barriers to intervening and the amnesty policy.
(90 minutes)

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Mandated Programs

The following programs are mandated to students who violate the Student Code of Conduct.

BASICS is delivered in an individual format and is designed to help students explore drinking or drug behaviors and identify consequences, related attitudes and the motivation to change behaviors and develop controlled-use strategies or make progress toward abstinence of substance use.

Register for a Session
To register for a session, call the Counseling & Testing Center at 208-885-6716.

CHOICES is a two-session group format focusing on helping students assess the risk associated with drinking alcohol and developing strategies for reducing the risk and harm associated with alcohol use.

Students learn about the effects of alcohol and are guided through personal reflections and group discussions to reflect on choices regarding alcohol and identify strategies to reduce harm.

Register for a Session
To register for a session, call the Counseling & Testing Center at 208-885-6716.

This two-hour class focuses on the potential health risks, legal information and frequency of use among peers associated with marijuana for the purpose of helping students explore the decision-making process regarding marijuana use.

Register for a Session
To register for a session, call the Counseling & Testing Center at 208-885-6716.

Other Programs

The Alcohol & Other Drugs Program is committed to providing support for students in recovery from alcohol or other drugs or other addictive behavior. We host several events throughout the year for students in recovery and can help connect students to services and other supports.

For more information, contact Emily Tuschhoff at 208-885-4146 or email at

Screenings occur on campus throughout the year and provide opportunities for students to receive personalized feedback on their alcohol use, the associated risks, perceptions of social norms, and options for reducing problems and consequences. Referrals for further evaluation are provided for students engaging in high-risk drinking.

Screenings are also conducted to living group or classrooms in a group format. Request a screening »

Every two years the Counseling & Testing Center administers the National College Health Assessment, one of the most valid and reliable measures of student drinking patterns and other health related items. Data from this assessment helps guide the work done to reduce harmful outcomes related to student alcohol and other drug use.

Contact Us

Mary Forney Hall Room 306

Physical Address:
1210 Blake Avenue
Moscow, ID 83844-3140

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
Moscow, ID 83844-3140

Phone: 208-885-6716

Fax: 208-885-4354


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