Owls Care strives to empower students to be healthy, responsible and successful. We believe in providing students with comprehensive information they can utilize to make safer decisions and minimize risks. This information can be useful for all students, regardless of personal substance-use, to be a caring owl and watch out for your friends. For more details about the services we offer students, click on the links and buttons below.
Here is some data from recent assessments collected here at FAU. Data shows that most students here at FAU are making responsible choices when it comes to substance use,
Alcohol affects college students in many ways-whether or not they choose to drink. This presentation empowers students to make healthy decisions regarding alcohol. During this presentation, students will:
In depth education about drugs of abuse and how they can affect your health.
The Alcohol Skills Training Program is an alcohol abuse prevention program designed for anyone who drinks alcohol. It was developed to promote harm reduction by teaching the knowledge and skills necessary to drink with less risk. It is based on a review of scientific evidence and focuses on alcohol’s effects on the body, as well as it’s more subtle on feelings and thinking. The course suggests ways to learn about your particular drinking style, better understand their own beliefs about drinking, and set goals for changing their drinking, if they choose to drink.
Ready to stop using tobacco? Our office supports the efforts of our students to quit smoking. If you are interested in quitting, please visit the Everglades Area Health Education Center. They offer free 6-week smoking cessation courses that provide group support, coaching, and strategies to quit. The course also includes free nicotine replacement therapies for participants.
CAPS understands that undergraduate and graduate students are experiencing many stresses and demands that can tax their coping resources and impact their decisions about their use of alcohol and other substances. They may elect to see a clinician with specific expertise in the assessment of substance misuse, abuse and dependency.
To schedule an appointment with FAU CAPS call 561-297-3540 or visit their website for more information https://www.fau.edu/counseling/
The collegiate recovery community a registered student organization at FAU, is a community designed create an environment in which people in recovery and advocates of recovery can flourish academically, socially and emotionally. To get connected with the Collegiate Recovery Community (CRC):