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Substance Abuse

Students may receive health education and substance abuse information at no charge. The HPSA (Health Education and Substance Abuse Prevention) Coordinator will answer questions or provide general education on substance abuse issues. This free service can be provided as a presentation or by telephone.

illicit Drugs and Alcohol

Illicit Drugs and Alcohol Abuse brochure

The Center for Students in Recovery (CSR) is an important resource on campus for students struggling to stay sober. CSR provides a safe, healthy, and welcoming environment for students to cultivate life skills and celebrate recovery successes.

Tobacco Free On Campus

As of August 1, 2011, The University of Texas at Arlington is a tobacco-free campus. In order to provide students, faculty, staff, and visitors with a healthy, welcoming learning environment, the University will begin prohibiting the use of all tobacco products — including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, and smokeless tobacco—on campus property at all times. Violators will be subject to penalties detailed in the tobacco-free policy.

UT Arlington is committed to providing students who wish to stop using tobacco products with the resources they need to transition to the new campus policy.

UT Arlington offers tobacco cessation education classes that are free for all students. The Fresh Start From Tobacco program consists of a series of four classes designed to educate and assist individuals who are ready to make a fresh start from tobacco use (including smokeless tobacco).

Facilitated by Health Services, the four one-hour educational sessions address tobacco addiction and cessation topics. These classes cover addiction, quitting, coping strategies, and receiving help. It is important to attend all four sessions. In addition, all participants are eligible for a limited supply of nicotine replacement therapy patches and gum. Students may register for classes by contacting Health Services at 817-272-2771

Fresh Start from Tobacco is on Twitter! Please find us via the link below and follow us as we promote our tobacco cessation class and many events! We will have regular tweets regarding the program, facts and statistics, classes, aids, and much more!

www.twitter.com/utafreshstart

Fresh Start from Tobacco brochure