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Student Wellness at UNC offers assistance for alcohol & other substance use. The below resources are all available via Student Wellness, and can be utilized by calling 919-962-WELL or by visiting Student Wellness online.

  • For alcohol (and other substance) education and outreach programming, please contact the Prevention Coordinator in Student Wellness.
  • For confidential alcohol and other substance counseling, questions or conversations, please contact the Persistence Coordinator in Student Wellness.
  • For confidential support and connections related to students in recovery from substances, please contact the Recovery Coordinator in Student Wellness.
  • Additional confidential resources include Shahnaz Khawaja, Assistant Director in Student Wellness at, and Dean Blackburn, Associate Dean and Director in Student Wellness at

Additional Resources:

How to talk to someone you’re worried about: You may be worried about a loved one, a family member, a friend, or even a casual acquaintance. Here are some ideas to help start a conversation.

Support for Quitting Drinking: You may be interested in quitting drinking altogether. Check out our On-Campus Resources (link to page) and Off-Campus Resources (link to page), as well as online.

On-Campus Resources

Student Wellness

Student Wellness seeks to enhance the individual and collective health of the community through a wide range of programs, services, and resources.

The Office of the Dean of Students

Offers support and guidance to students in crisis or facing difficult circumstances.

  • Located on 1st floor of SASB North, (919) 966-4042

Carolina Student Legal Services 

Offers free legal advice and representation to students on a variety of legal matters, including but not limited to, drug and alcohol citations. All sessions are confidential.

  • Located in Union 3512, (919) 962-1303

CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services)

Offers individual and group counseling to students who have paid the Student Health Fee. Walk in hours Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm.

  • Located 3rd floor of Campus Health, James A Taylor Building.

For Faculty & Staff:

Employee Assistance Program

Confidential counseling and resource program for UNC employees.

  • 24-hour ComPsych line for employees and family members 877-314-5841
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