2019 Alcohol and Other Drugs Student Notification
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Northern Michigan University complies with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989 by sending annual notifications regarding the university drug prevention program to student and employees, as well as completing biennial reviews.
This is the student annual notification sent on 9-3-2019. The employee annual notification can be reviewed here: Drug Free Workplace Act
This is your annual notification of how Northern Michigan University complies with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989. The information provided at the end of this email and the Web page found at www.nmu.edu/druginformationguide outline NMU’s expectations and procedures for faculty, staff and students. The document includes:
Many students, faculty and staff have worked together over the years to prevent substance abuse at Northern Michigan University. We think our efforts have contributed to a healthy living-learning community and have assisted individuals in need. If you have questions or have ways you’d like to participate in helping the university further improve these efforts, please let us know.
Contact Person: Mike Bath, Chief, NMU Police Department 227-2151 firstname.lastname@example.org.
This document complies with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989. Northern Michigan University has adopted and implemented a program to prevent the unlawful possession, use or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol by students and employees.
The program includes annual distribution in writing to each employee and to each enrolled student of:
Alcohol and other drug issues have received much attention nationally and locally. Many students, faculty and staff have worked together over the years to prevent substance abuse at Northern Michigan University. We think our efforts have contributed to a healthy living-learning environment and have assisted individuals in need.
Northern Michigan University is committed to preventing substance abuse by:
NMU Standards of Conduct
Students of Northern Michigan University
The Northern Michigan University Student Handbook prohibits the use, possession, sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages by students in any building or on any property owned or controlled by NMU (except under terms and conditions established by the president or designee) and states that no student shall illegally possess, use or have under his/her control, manufacture or distribute any other controlled substance in any building or on property owned or controlled by the University.
Failure to abide by these regulations may lead to any of the following sanctions: (1) warning probation, (2) disciplinary probation, (3) suspension or (4) expulsion. Special conditions may be attached to the sanction including, but not limited to, parental notification of the violation and mandatory participation in an alcohol or other drug education program.
Health Risks Associated with Alcohol and Other Drug Use
Regular use of alcohol and other drugs (including marijuana, stimulants, depressants, cocaine, anabolic steroids, opiates, hallucinogens) may lead to:
Substance Abuse Resources
Counseling and Consultation Services (3405 Hedgcock)
Alcoholic Treatment Center (24-hour help line)
Alcoholics – Narcotics - Opiates (24-hour help line)
Drug Treatment Center
Great Lakes Recovery Centers
The Watershed (24-hour crisis hotline)
UP Health System