CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

Nova Southeastern University Student Handbook 17 Any Nova Southeastern University student determined to have violated this policy will be subject to referral for prosecution by the appropriate authorities. Other sanctions include evaluation/treatment for drug use disorder (which may include mandatory completion of a drug/alcohol abuse rehabilitation program) or other university sanctioning, up to and including expulsion. There are serious health risks associated with the abuse of drugs and alcohol. If you, a fellow student, teacher, or coworker has a problem with abuse of drugs and/or alcohol, help can be provided at programs at NSU and in the community. Additional information is available on the Office of Student Conduct website /studentconduct . NSU Programs Community Programs Henderson Student Counseling Center For an appointment, call (954) 424-6911 or (954) 262-7050 3538 South University Drive (in University Park Plaza) Davie, Florida 33328 counseling.html Florida Department of Education, Office of Safe Schools 325 West Gaines Street, Room 1444 Tallahassee, Florida 32399 (850) 245-0416 • schools/index.stml Healthy Lifestyles Guided Self-Change Program For an appointment, call (954) 262-5968 or email 3301 College Avenue Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796 Florida Department of Children and Families Substance Abuse Program Office 1317 Winewood Boulevard Bldg. 6, Room 299 Tallahassee, Florida 32399 (850) 487-2920 Broward Behavioral Health Coalition 1715 SE 4th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33316 (954) 622-8121 Alcoholics Anonymous: (954) 462-0265 Narcotics Anonymous: (954) 476-9297 When you use or deal in drugs or abuse alcohol, you also risk incarceration and/or fines. The Federal Sentencing Guidelines outline federal penalties for trafficking in drugs. In addition to the federal sanctions, Florida State Statutes provide sanctions in regard to the use, possession, and/or sale of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol. Punishment varies depending upon the amount and type of drug and/or alcohol involved. Felony convictions range from one year to life imprisonment. Misdemeanor convictions range from less than 60 days to one-year imprisonment. For additional information, please refer to Chapters 316 and 893 of the Florida Statutes , or consult with a legal representative of your choosing.