Help for Alcohol and Other Drug Problems

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Signs of an Alcohol or Drug Problem

How can you tell if you or someone you know is addicted to drugs or alcohol? Here are a few warning signs to watch out for:

  • Blackouts or memory loss
  • Using alcohol or other drugs to deal with stress
  • Trying to hide drinking or drug use
  • Taking more risks than usual
  • A decline in grades or class attendance due to alcohol or drug use
  • Relationship problems with friends, family and professors

Concerned about Your Substance Use?

Concerned about your alcohol or cannabis use? Take a screening to see how your use compares to your peers.

Need Help?

Preventative health and wellness education

Health Promotion

Student Life

University at Buffalo
114 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2837; Fax: (716) 645-6234

Primary, non-emergency medical care

University at Buffalo
4350 Maple Rd
Amherst, NY 14226

Phone: (716) 829-3316; Fax: (716) 829-2564

Short-term on campus mental health support

University at Buffalo
120 Richmond Quadrangle, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2720; Fax: (716) 645-2175

University at Buffalo
1st Floor Michael Hall, South Campus
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5800

Student conduct rules and regulations

Student Conduct

Student Life

University at Buffalo
9 Norton Hall, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6154; Fax: (716) 645-3376

Campus-wide student support

University at Buffalo
315 Student Union, North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2982; Fax: (716) 645-2260

Additional Resources