By calling one of the university's Employee Assistance Referral Service contacts, employees can locate resources within the community for assistance in dealing with drug and alcohol abuse. The referral service is free and confidential, and all university employees, including Other Personnel Services (OPS) employees, are eligible to call. Call Kenneth Osfield, Academic Affairs, at 392-7056, SC 622-7056, or a University Personnel Services' satellite office: E&G/Aux, 392-6615, SC 622-6615, Health Science Center, 392-3786, SC 622-3786; IFAS, 392-4777, SC 622-4777; Physical Plant, 392-2333, SC 622-2333.
Students may seek assistance at the Alcohol/Substance Abuse Program (ASAP), 392-1171 x 4321, and/or the Counseling and Wellness Center, 3190 Radio Road, 392-1575. Many student organizations also provide an opportunity to become involved in alcohol and drug education projects. For general information about these student organizations, contact 392-1671.
Help for all members of the University community is available through Alcoholics Anonymous at 372-8091 and/or Narcotics Anonymous at 374-9264. Additional places where one can get treatment are listed in the Gainesville telephone directory under the headings, “Alcoholism Treatment Centers,” “Drug Abuse and Addiction Treatment,” and “Information and Referral Services—Drug Abuse and Addiction.”