Substance Use

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Substance Use Services

If you have questions about services to combat substance use or are interested in living a sober curious lifestyle, please email the Barnes Center at The Arch or call 315.443.8000.


On-Campus Substance Use Resources

The Be Wise Peer Educators want you to have a happy and safe 21st birthday. If your celebration involves alcohol or not, this program is designed just for you! During your celebration and beyond, register for a birthday prize pack and a personalized meeting to discuss how to weave safety and smart choices into your use of alcohol.

To learn more and to register for your free 21st Birthday Celebration meeting, visit the Wellness Portal today! If this is your first time using the Wellness Portal, please visit the Wellness Portal webpage for additional information and instruction.

Explore late-night events planned by students, for students, throughout the academic year! From trips, stressbusters, movie nights and more, there is something for everyone. Visit the Orange After Dark webpage for the latest offerings.

Surrounding topics of alcohol and other substances, Be Wise Peer Educators, as fellow students, offer empowering and education-focused resources and services. Learn more about the Barnes Center at The Arch Peer Educators today.

Through peer connections and conversations surrounding a variety of topics, the Barnes Center at The Arch offers Group Therapy opportunities, including the Options Prevention Group and Options Recovery Group.

Explore living opportunities available to first-year and sophomore students who wish to live in an alcohol and illegal drug-free community. Visit the Living Learning Communities website for more information.

Recovery is a holistic process involving multiple Dimensions of Wellness. The Options Recovery Program and other partnering resources encourage students to explore a variety of Wellness Leadership Institute workshops. Highlighted workshops include Alcohol Safety 101 and Narcan and Opioid Training.


Off-Campus Substance Use Resources

For more information, please visit the Alcoholics Anonymous Syracuse, NY site.

  • Phone number: 315.471.0191
  • Address: 112 Lancaster Place, Syracuse, NY 13210 

For more information, please visit the Al-Anon/Alateen site.

  • Phone number: 315.471.0191
  • Address: 112 Lancaster Place, Syracuse, NY 13210 

For more information, please visit the Crouse Chemical Dependency Treatment Services site.

  • Outpatient Services Address: 410 S. Crouse Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210
  • Withdrawal Management Address: 736 Irving Ave. (Emergency Room), Syracuse, NY 13210
  • Phone number: 315.470.8304

For more information, please visit the Helio Health site.

  • Outpatient Services Address: 329 N. Salina St., Syracuse, NY 13202
  • Phone number: 315.471.1564 

For more information, please visit the Narcotics Anonymous site.

  • Phone number: 818.773.9999 x771
  • Address: Syracuse University Catholic Center, 110 Walnut Place, Syracuse, NY 13210 

For more information, please visit the Refuge Recovery site.

  • Phone number: 315.849.6890
  • Address: 906 Spencer St., Syracuse, NY 13204 

For more information, please visit the SMART Recovery Meetings site.

For more information on treatment facilities, please visit the SAMHSA site.

For more information, please visit the 211 CNY site.

  • Phone number: 211