Mandated Alcohol Education Programs

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Mandated Alcohol Education Programs

You have been referred to us for mandated alcohol education/counseling because...

  • You have been involved in a violation of UNH policies, or have been arrested for a alcohol infraction. 
  • This mandate for educational services is for you to gain knowledge and information, and provide an opportunity to examine your alcohol use choices.

Are you...

  • First Offense  - This is your first time being mandated to complete the UNH Alcohol Education Program 
  • Second Offense - You have  had two or more violations and have already completed the first offense UNH Alcohol Education Program
     

First Offense Process

STEP ONE:  Make an Appointment with an Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Educator/Counselor

  • Call (603) 862-3823
  • In-person at Health Services in room 249 (on the second floor)  
When you call or visit to make your appointment, please have your student ID, current address, phone number, who referred you and why available.

You must also obtain copies of their court agreement and police report and/or conduct paperwork and bring these documents to their appointment.

STEP TWO:  First Appointment for a 60 Minute Individual Counseling Session

The first appointment will be an hour long individual counseling appointment. After completing the first meeting, you will be scheduled into the next available Alcohol Education Class. 

STEP THREE:  Attend the Alcohol Education Class 

  • You must attend the class you are registered for, only those students who are registered will be allowed into the class. 
  • All students are required to attend this educational class, without exception. 
  • The Alcohol Education Class is 2.5 hours and there is a $50 fee.
  • You will be provided with class materials to fill out and bring with you to your final session.

STEP FOUR:  Individual Exit Session for 30 Minutes 

After completing the class, you will need to meet with your original ATOD Educator/Counselor for an individual exit session. If the counselor has further recommendations for you, he/she will make them at this time.  You must comply with all recommendations, which could include further counseling with Health Services, the Counseling Center, or an outside therapist. You must bring all class materials wiht you to this exit session to avoid needing to reschedule your exit session.   

Upon completion, the person who referred you to the program will be notified.  You will need to sign a medical release of information if this person is from outside of UNH (including the UNH Student Attorney).



Second Offense Process

If you are mandated for a second, or multiple, offense for alcohol, you will work individually with our ATOD Educator/Counselor for a maximum of three 60 minute sessions. Your first 60 minute appointment will be considered the first session.  After the third, or final session, the ATOD Educator/Counselor may refer out to a local provider (you will be responsible for any cost of an outside provider).

STEP ONE:  Make Your First Appointment with an Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) Educator/Counselor

  • Call (603) 862-3823
  • In-person at Health Services in room 249 (on the second floor)  
When you call or visit to make your appointment, please have your student ID, current address, phone number, who referred you and why available.

You must also obtain copies of their court agreement and police report and/or conduct paperwork and bring these documents to their appointment.

PAYMENT:

  • You will be responsible for payment for this program of $60/per session. 
  • Our Billing Office will work with your insurance company, at your request. 

COMPLETING THE PROGRAM:

It is necessary to complete all education and counseling requirements determined by the ATOD Educator/Counselor at Health Services in order to comply with your sanctions from the UNH Office of Community Standards or the other (off-campus) referring sources.

Upon completion, the person who referred you to the program will be notified.  You will need to sign a medical release of information if this person is from outside of UNH (including the UNH Student Attorney).

 


No Show Fees

  • If you do not show for any scheduled appointments you will be charged a $25 no show fee for each missed appointment.  
  • If you do not attend the alcohol education class as scheduled, or are not admitted due to late arrival you will be charged an additional $50 fee for the missed class.

If you have any questions, please call (603) 862-3823.