Addiction Education and Intervention

When students find positive value in learning a goal or activity, expect to successfully achieve a desired learning outcome, and perceive support from their environment, they are likely to be strongly motivated to learn (2010, Ambrose et al.).

Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Mandated Program

The AOD Mandated Program provides evidenced-based education, intervention, and counseling services for students who have violated KSU's alcohol and drug policy. Typically, students are referred to this program by KSU's Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Office.

Prime for Life

PRIME For Life is an evidence-based alcoholand drug program taught by certified staff. It is designed to gently but powerfully challenge common beliefs and attitudes that directly contribute to high-risk alcohol and drug use. PRIME For Life is available for Kennesaw State University students to help them understand their risk for experiencing alcohol or drug problems throughout life. PRIME For Life is taught for those students typically making high-risk choices and violating campus policy.


This personalized, evidence-based, online prevention intervention for Alcohol & Marijuana developed by counselors and psychologists at San Diego State University is available for all Kennesaw State University students. The eCHECKUP TO GO programs are designed to motivate individuals to reduce their consumption using personalized information about their own drinking and risk factors. The programs were designed and are updated with the most current and reliable research available. For access to your online prevention intervention program select the link below:

Echug for Alcohol
E toke for Marijuana

Addiction Education Lectures

Licensed Professional Counselors specializing in addiction prevention, education, intervention and recovery are available for individual counseling and campus presentations. Please contact us at or call at 470-578-2538.

Alcohol and Other Drug Education and Prevention Coalition

The mission of the Alcohol and Other Drug Education and Prevention Coalition is to Engage the university community to make responsible and educated choices about alcohol and other drugs in support of the standards of the KSU community. For more information on the Coalition, click here.

AOD Peer Education

Each spring, the Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery along with Student Athlete Success Services recruit Alcohol and Other Drug Peer Educators to be trained and conduct class presentations. Please contact our office if you are interested in being an AOD Peer Educator or would like to request a presentation by a Peer Educator for your class. We can be reached at