Substance Abuse

Services Available

Oregon Health & Science University is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace and educational environment. The Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1989 amendments require by law the annual distribution (to students and employees) an informational brochure that includes the OHSU Alcohol and Drug Policies, counseling and assistance programs, OHSU and legal sanctions, health risks, and uses and effects of controlled substances.

OHSU JBT Health & Wellness Center: A Guide for Alcohol and Other Drug Problems - Learn More

Substance Abuse Assessment and Referral

The OHSU Joseph B. Trainer Health & Wellness Center offers assessment and referral for treatment of alcohol and other substance abuse problems.  Assessment, counseling and/or referrals are confidential and are not reported to any persons or licensing boards. 

Counseling concerning family members who have substance abuse problems is also available.

In addition to the services offered by the JBT Health & Wellness Center, there are a range of services available conveniently located at OHSU through external sources not formally affiliated with the JBT Health & Wellness Center.  These services include:

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings

For information regarding meeting sites, days, and times, please call the Portland Area Intergroup's Central Office at 503-223-8569.

The OHSU Avel Gordly Center for Healing

A multicultural, adult outpatient treatment clinic providing services for substance abuse and mental health via psychiatric evaluation, medication management and risk reduction training and education.  Services include DUI-related programs and treatment of problem gambling.  The Avel Gordly Center focuses diverse populations with special emphasis on needs of the African American and Asian communities.

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