Alcohol and Substance Abuse Prevention

Colorado School of Mines is committed to maintaining an environment that supports and promotes healthy lifestyles including the academic and personal development of all members of the university community. Our goal is to, reduce high-risk drinking behaviors, substance abuse, and the misuse of prescription medication within the Mines student community.

The unlawful presence and irresponsible use of alcohol and other drugs impacts the health and development of the community as a whole and its individual members. The assist in that effort, Colorado School of Mines will provide consistent educational programming and resources to create an environment that champions the well-being of Mines’ students related to alcohol and other drugs. Through partnerships with the Golden community, faculty, staff and students, we will increase responsible decision-making and healthy choices within the student body.


Statistics and General Information (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Link to some of the NCHA Data

Drug Free School and Communities Information (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)


Mines Drug and Alcohol Abuse Resource Guide

Party-Smart & Hosting an Event with Alcohol (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)
Request to serve Alcohol Form

Assessments and Screenings
Brief screenings are the quickest way to determine if you or someone you care about should connect with a health or mental health professional. This tool is completely anonymous and confidential, and immediately following the brief questionnaire you will see your results, recommendations, and key resources. Screenings are educational, not diagnostic. More information and assessment can be found here Self-Assessment and On-line Tools

This group is voluntary, anonymous, and student-led. Our purpose is to provide a safe space for Mines students to meet and receive/offer peer support. Please join us. For more info head here Recovery Program Flyer

How to Assist an intoxicated Friend (UNDER CONSTRUCTION)

Additional on campus resources:
Digger Drive

Meet The A.S.A.P. Committee

Taylor McRae, Student

Nicole Arnush, Student

Eric Kressin, Student

Debbie Roberge, Health Center

Lauren Jensen, Counseling Center

Mary Elliott, Residence Life

Jenn Mazzotta, SAIL

Kelsi Streich, SAIL

Isabelle Jeffries, Greek Life

Greg Bohlen, Public Safety

Carolyn Dennee, Athletics

Derek Morgan, Campus Life and Student Success