AOD Services


In an effort to provide a continuum of care the Counseling Center provides a wide array of Alcohol and other drug (AOD) services. These range from information and referral services to comprehensive evaluations, treatment, and reentry services.

  1. Alcohol and Other Drug Evaluation: The Counseling Center provides mandatory and voluntary evaluations for currently enrolled FAU students. There is no fee for these evaluations. FAU students interested in scheduling an evaluation should call 561-297-3540.
    • What does the evaluation include?
      • The evaluation is typically completed within two sessions. A comprehensive interview generally includes a review of the history of the client’s use of substances, health related questions, and family and personal history.
    • What happens after the evaluation?
      • Upon completion of the evaluation, results and recommendations are given to the student. Education about potential harmful consequences of continued substance use is part of the evaluation process.


  2. Counseling: Individual counseling is offered to any currently enrolled FAU student who wishes to decrease or terminate his or her use of substances. This is generally short-term, and students meet with an AOD counselor as determined by a specific treatment plan. We have general therapy groups that students may attend weekly, if appropriate.


  3. Referral: If a student is in need of more intensive treatment, referrals may be made for medical detoxification, intensive outpatient, or residential treatment. The Licensed Clinicians are knowledgeable about community services and can assist with services outside of Boca Raton if needed.


  4. Confidentiality and general information: General information about services at the Counseling Center and resources in the community will be given in person or by phone. Once a student becomes a client, confidentiality rules will apply. Communication by any of our staff with any third party regarding the client will require the student/client sign an authorization for this communication.
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 Last Modified 3/12/13