Drugs and Alcohol

Our Drugs & Alcohol Team cares about issues involving the use and abuse of drugs & alcohol in a university setting. This dynamic team of students adopts a peer to peer education method to talk to students on campus about how to drink properly, safer partying tips and tricks, study drugs and their effect on one’s health and much more.

For more information on Drugs & Alcohol, come see our Drug & Alcohol – Health Promotion Specialist in UCU203 or email us at promo@uohs.uottawa.ca

Drugs and Alcohol Resources

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH): Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital, as well as one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse: CCSA works with its partners to address issues related to substance use and addiction that affect the health and safety of Canadians.

Always taking care (LCBO): Whether you’re hosting or out with friends, there are simple ways to make moderation part of your night. We’ve gathered them for you, all in one convenient place.


  • Calcoholator : Simple and practical, the application helps you anticipate your blood alcohol content (BAC) based on how much you expect to drink.
  • Overdose Aware App (iphone) : The Overdose Aware app informs you about the different symptoms for depressant, stimulant, opioid and alcohol overdose. (English Only)
  • Saying When – a CAMH app : If you want to take charge of how much you drink, or when you drink, Saying When is a successful program that provides step-by-step directions that can help. (English only)

Safe Party Tips

Drugs & Alcohol Team 2018-2019

HP Blog


Upcoming Events

Escape the UCU: Sept. 12th at 10am-3:30pm UCU

Yoga: Sept. 17th at 5:30pm in 90U room 140

Meditation: Sept. 19th at 5pm in 90U room 152

Reiki: Sept. 20th 9am-12pm (20 minute appointments) UCU203

Pet Therapy: Sept. 21st at 11am in 90U room 152

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Health Promotion
UCU 203
Tel: 613-564-3950 ext.290

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