The University of Hartford affirms its institutional role of encouraging mature reflection and a free choice of alternatives, which may include the decision to use substances. The guiding principles in this choice should be education, respect, cooperation, and accountability.
At the Health Education and Wellness Center staff provides various educational primary prevention strategies addressing alcohol and other drug abuse. These include motivational interviewing, online education such as Campus Clarity and E-Checkup for drug use, as well as collaborative partnerships with both Counseling and Psychological Services and Student Health Services and various community resources. The focus of our work is on education, personal assessment, and risk reduction.