ADAP Philosophy

  • We believe that education can create understanding about alcohol and other drugs and effects on individuals and families.
  • Therapists help students become aware of their personal relationship to alcohol and drugs.
  • ADAP provides a variety of clinical services to decrease risk, promote sobriety, assist in recovery and problem resolution, improve functioning and promote a healthier lifestyle.
  • Substance use, abuse, and dependence affects not only the individual, but also their family, friends and the entire community.
  • Hope is central to the Alcohol and Drug Awareness Project treatment philosophy.
  • We approach other alcohol and drug counseling with the belief that early intervention is effective and recovery is possible.
  • Students bring a variety of problems or issues to ADAP that include active alcohol or other drug use, abuse, or dependence, early recovery, relapse, transitional concerns, family/relationship concerns.
  • ADAP recognizes that substance use disorders are a chronic fatal illness that can be treated successfully.
  • ADAP works with the college community, creating an environment that supports assisting those who want to make positive changes in their lives, in relation to alcohol and other drug use, abuse, dependence, and the effects of others use.