Welcome to the Alcohol and Other Drugs page, otherwise known as AOD! Supervised by the Wellness and CARE Coordinator, Haley Mangette, the AOD program’s goal is to support the K community and ensure the safety, success and well-being of K students. Through a variety of initiatives, this page aims to educate on alcohol and other drugs, prevent the misuse or abuse of substances, and offer support for those with issues around alcohol and other drugs. For questions or concerns, please reach out to Haley Mangette, Wellness and CARE Coordinator, at haley.mangette@kzoo.edu or 269.337.7460.

Below are a few page highlights, but look out for more in the future!

Headshot of Wellness and CARE Coordinator, Haley Mangette.
  • In 2019, the Monitoring the Future survey found that 12% of college students engaged in high-intensity drinking (consumption of two or more times the gender-specific thresholds). In an effort to educate and prevent consequences of heavy drinking, Party Smart and Protective Behaviors outline tips to have a safer night whether attending or hosting a party.  
  • According to the 2021 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 28.6 million adults (18 or older) had alcohol use disorder and 8.6 million adults with a substance use disorder (other than alcohol) in the past year. The AOD page provide resources to reach out to if you are struggling with the use of a substance. If you are concerned about a loved one’s use of substances, check out How to Help a Friend.

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