Help is available both on campus and within the community for students and staff members who are dependent on, or who abuse the use of alcohol or other drugs. Dominican University Wellness Center (708-524-6629), Lincoln Financial Group Employee Assistance Program at, and other professional agencies will maintain the confidentiality of persons seeking help for personal dependency and will not report them to institutional or state authorities. The Dean of Students and Human Resources provides educational and awareness programming, information, and assistance.


Wellness Center Resources

Lower Level Coughlin Hall.  708-524-6229 


Alcohol and Drug Prevention Screening and Intervention Packet:

The DU Wellness accepts referrals from all departments to help students with education, prevention, screening and treatment for additions of all types. 


Here are some of our tools and resources.


SASSI:  Substance Abuse Subtle Screening Inventory is a psychological exam used to detect alcohol, drugs or Rx drug abuse, to distinguish between that and other psychological disorders and to evaluate severity.

Clinical Exam: CADC (Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor) Psychologist administers these instruments as well as a thorough clinical interview.  During that exam alcohol education and prevention messages are provided to students at all levels of severity and risk.


Treatment Protocols:  The Wellness Center partners with many community partners in caring for students who need inpatient detox, Intensive Outpatient intervention, combination and other recovery and mental health services. 



Athletic Department


Athletic Trainer


Campus Safety


Dean of Students


Employee Assistance Program

Human Resources


Student Life – Housing


Wellness Center





Alexian Brothers Dual Diagnosis Unit
Alexian Brothers focuses on the addiction continuum from prevention education and screening through recovery.  They are specialists in dual diagnosis and process addictions (gambling, etc) They offer free evaluations.

Rosecrance Multi-site services focused on recovery. 40 locations in Chicago and Northern Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa, Rosecrance offers comprehensive addiction services for adolescents and adults, including prevention, intervention, detoxification, inpatient and outpatient treatment, experiential therapies, dual-diagnosis care and family education. Rosecrance also offers high-quality, efficient and effective outpatient mental health services for children, adults and families through a variety of programs. 

Thrive Counseling Center Free screening for alcohol and drug abuse on Thursdays through Rosecrance


Local Police Department – Emergency


Local Police Department – Non - Emergency


County Sheriff’s Office – Emergency


County Sheriff’s Office – Non-Emergency

(773) 674-CCSO

Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office

(312) 603-1880