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  • Recommended Resources

Alcohol and Other Drugs

  • Recommended Resources

    The Higher Education Center

    The NIAAA
    NIAAA College Drinking Report--Call to Action: Changing the Culture of Drinking at U.S. Colleges
    College Drinking: Changing the Culture, created by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

    In case of emergency, dial 911.

    Where to get help at MSUM

    Hendrix Health Center
    Karen Lester, Interim Director
    Jill LaVelle, Chemical Health Counselor
    Located on 9th Avenue, next to Parking Lot C
    (218) 477-2211

    Counseling & Personal Growth Center
    Cliff Schuette, Director
    Located in Bridges Hall 260
    (218) 477-2227

    Campus Security
    Michael Parks, Director
    Located at 9th Avenue and 14th Street South
    (218) 477-2449

    Fargo-Moorhead Community Resources For Drug and Alcohol Abuse

    Drake Counseling Services
    1202 23rd St. S.
    Fargo, ND
    (701) 293-5429
    (800) 293-1833
    Outpatient Treatment for Adults and Adolescents, Evaluations

    First Step Recovery
    409 7th St. S.
    Fargo, ND
    (701) 293-3384
    Adult and Adolescent Treatment Services,Evaluations

    4227 9th Ave. S.
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 282-6561
    (877) 294-6561
    Chemical Dependency Treatment Programs for Adults and Adolescents, DUI Seminars, Evaluations

    MeritCare Chemical
    Dependency Services
    1720 University Dr. S.
    Fargo, ND
    (701) 461-5300

    Prairie St. John’s
    510 4th St. S.
    Fargo, ND 58103
    (701) 476-7216
    (877) 333-9565
    Chemical Dependency Treatment for Adults and Adolescents Needs Assessment and Referral Center 24/7

    Alcoholics Anoymous meetings in the Fargo-Moorhead Area:


    Acute Alcohol Poisoning

    If someone under the influence of alcohol exhibits ONE or more of these behaviors…
    Call 911!

    • Repeated vomiting;
    • Mental confusion or stupor;
    • Unconscious, "passed out" or semi-conscious and cannot be awakened;
    • Vomiting while "sleeping" or passed out; not waking up after vomiting;
    • Seizures;
    • Slow or irregular breathing;
    • Cold, clammy, pale or bluish skin.

    Do not leave the person alone.
    A person who has passed out may die. Turn the person on her/his side to prevent choking in case of vomiting.