Mandated Other Drug Education Program

Mandated Other Drug Education Program

Mandated Other Drugs Education - First Offense

Why You Have Been Referred:

You have been referred to the Office of Health Education and Promotion for mandated other drugs education/counseling because you have been:

  • Involved in a violation of UNH policies; or
  • Arrested for a drug infraction

This mandate for educational services is for you to gain knowledge and information, and provides an opportunity to examine your other drug use choices. There is a $50 fee to cover the cost of this service.

 

What You Need to Do:

There are two different processes for people who are mandated depending on if this is your first offense, or if this is a second (or multiple) offense. The definition of second or multiple offenses is someone who has had two or more violations and who has completed the first offense UNH Other Drugs Education/Counseling Program.

First Offense Program:

You must make an appointment with an Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs (ATOD) Educator/Counselor. You may make a 60 minute appointment...

  1. MAKE APPOINTMENT Online
    You can make your own appointment with a counselor on the Health Services Web site.
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    Instructions for making an Online Appointment 

    Note:
    • If you were involved in a violation of UNH policies, please choose reason code: Drug Mandate Initial.
    • If you were arrested for an alcohol infraction, please choose reason code: Drug Court Initial.
  2. Call  603-862-3823 or visit Health Services, Room 249. You will be asked to provide your:
    • Name
    • Student ID number
    • Current address
    • Phone number
    • Who referred you and why

Paperwork:
Students who have been referred by the University Student Lawyer, an outside lawyer, court official or police must obtain copies of their court agreement and police report and bring these documents to their first appointment.

After completing the first meeting, you will be scheduled into the next available Other Drugs Education Class. You must attend the class you are registered for, only those students who are registered will be allowed into the class. All students are required to attend this educational class, without exception.

The Other Drugs Education Class is 2.5 hours.

After completing the class, you will need to meet with your original ATOD Educator/Counselor for an individual exit session (30 minutes). If the counselor has further recommendations for you, he/she will make them at this time. You must comply with all recommendations, which could include further counseling with UNH Health Services Office of Health Education and Promotion, Health Services; the Counseling Center, or an outside therapist.


Education Class Schedule:

Please call  (603) 862-3823 for more information about the other drugs education class.

In order to take the class, you must first make an individual appointment with the Health Services alcohol, tobacco and other drugs counselor.

*If you do not show for any scheduled appointments you will be charged a $25 no show fee for each missed appointment.  If you do not attend the alcohol education class as scheduled, or are not admitted due to late arrival you will be charged an additional $50 fee for the missed class.

 

Second (Multiple) Offense Program

You must make an appointment with an ATOD Educator/Counselor by contacting the Office of Health Education and Promotion at 862-3823, or by coming to Health Services, room 249.

Staff will make your individual appointment (60 minutes). You will be asked to provide your:

  • Name
  • Social security number
  • Current address
  • Phone number
  • Who referred you and why

Students who have been referred by the University Student Lawyer, an outside lawyer, court official or police must obtain copies of their court agreement and police report and bring these documents to their appointment.

Students mandated for a second, or multiple, offense for drugs will work individually with an ATOD Educator/Counselor for a maximum of three-60 minute sessions. After the third, or final session, the ATOD Educator/Counselor may refer out to a local provider.

You will be responsible for payment for this program of $60.00 per session. Health Services Business Office will work with your insurance company, at your request.

If the counselor has further recommendations for you, he/she will make them at your third, or final session. You must comply with all recommendations, which could include further counseling with UNH's Office of Health Education and Promotion, Counseling Center, or an outside therapist.

Remember:

It is necessary to complete all education and counseling requirements determined by the Office of Health Education and Promotion staff in order to comply with your sanctions from the UNH Office of Conduct and Mediation or the other (off-campus) referring sources.

Upon completion, the person who referred you to the program will be notified. You will need to sign a medical release of information if this person is from outside of UNH (including the University Student Lawyer).

 

*If you do not show for any scheduled appointments you will be charged a $25 no show fee for each missed appointment.  If you do not attend the alcohol education class as scheduled, or are not admitted due to late arrival you will be charged an additional $50 fee for the missed class.