An assortment of articles pointing to the health factors associated with alcohol, nicotine, and drug use.  The content here is non-judgemental and evidence based, with emphasis on informing the reader about the potential impacts that the use of various substances has on one's health and wellness. 

Thinking About Drinking?

Risks to Psychological Health & Appearance

Drinking over the recommended limits can increase the risk to your psychological well-being.

Recovery TV

Recovery, There’s an online TV network for that?!

Thinking About Drinking?

Immediate & Long Term Health Risks

Drinking over the recommended limits can have immediate as well as long term health risks.

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What are the Warning Signs?

What are the warning signs that I might have a problem with alcohol?

Thinking About Drinking?

Different kinds of problems

Generally speaking, alcohol problems fall into 4 basic categories: Binge Drinking, Alcohol Use Disorder-Mild, Alcohol Use Disorder-Moderate, and Alcohol Use Disorder-Severe.

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Do I have a problem?

How do I know if I have a problem with drinking?

Thinking About Drinking?

What is "low risk" drinking?

If you’re going to drink and be as safe as you can be, you might want to pay attention to these research based low-risk recommended guidelines. Sometimes, this is referred to as "drinking in moderation."

Thinking About Drinking?

Starting to Think About Drinking

What counts as "one drink"? All drinks are not created equal.

Recovery Tech

Recovery, There’s a Podcast for that?!


From Rotary Phones to Recovery Apps

Recovery. There’s an app for that?!

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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Health e-Guide

Your one stop resource for reliable medical information. Explore Health Topic information for specific health concerns. Interactive Tools uses your responses to questions to help with making medical decisions,  and Learning Centers can provide a more complete understanding of medical concerns.

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