Students, faculty, and staff with concerns about alcohol or other drug use are encouraged to contact one or more of the offices listed below for information, support, and/or referral.
Dean of Addiction Recovery
The Dean for Recovery and Substance-Free Student Initiatives provides comprehensive academic and social support in non-clinical settings for Brown students, faculty, and staff in recovery. The Dean is available for consultation for Brown community members who are concerned about their use of drugs and alcohol. All inquiries are confidential. The Dean also offers a weekly group for students in early sobriety.
Brown's Office of Health Education offers individual counseling and referrals, facilitates interactive workshops, and coordinates special events on a wide range of health topics, including alcohol and other drug use.
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
CAPS provides a range of mental health services to the Brown community, including individual counseling, medication management, skills workshops, referral services, mental health assessment, trainings and consultation for faculty and staff, crisis stabilization, after hours assessment and urgent care, outreach programming, and groups.
Student Support Services
The Student Support Services staff is available to assist students with a wide-range of issues and concerns that might arise during their time at Brown. The Student Support Services Deans provide 24-hour crisis services for undergraduate, graduate, and medical students with personal or family emergencies, and are available by appointment to consult with individual students about their personal questions/concerns, thus allowing students to succeed and thrive in their academic pursuits.