Assistance with drug and alcohol abuse and dependence concerns. Help is available.

Campus Resources

MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)- (517) 355-8270
Any student registered for one or more credits is eligible for a consultation appointment. As resources permit, additional services and/or referrals may be provided. Counseling services are generally available on an appointment basis. Call the Counseling Center to check available times.

MSU Couple and Family Therapy Clinic - (517) 432-2272
The MSU Couple and Family Therapy Clinic is the clinical facility of the Ph.D. specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT). The MFT doctoral specialization at MSU provides the education and training for the professional practice of MFT as a mental health service. All therapy is conducted by MFT doctoral interns under the supervision of clinical faculty. Our mission is to provide therapeutic services for families, couples, and individuals of all ages through a systemic lens. 

The MSU Psychological Clinic- (517) 355-9564 
The MSU Psychological Clinic offers assessment and psychotherapy for adults, children, couples, and families in the Greater Lansing community. The Clinic's goal is to offer high quality services to individuals in the community, including those with limited resources and therefore limited options for mental health care.

MSU Student Health Services (Olin Health Center) - (517) 353-4660
Olin provides medical and dental care for students and their spouses during their enrollment at Michigan State University. They have a good deal of free information available regarding drug and alcohol use. To contact, call number listed above.

MSU's Drug and Alcohol Policy
A link to MSU's policy on drug and alcohol use.

Community Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous, Lansing Chapter - 24 Hour Hotline at (517) 377-1444 
AA offers free support groups for individuals seeking support in not drinking. Lansing AA Central Office and the website have schedules for AA, Al-Anon, and Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA) meetings currently held throughout Clinton, Eaton, and Ingham Counties. 

A support group for friends, family, and partners of individuals with alcohol dependence. Members meet in groups and share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other. Topics focus on problems common to family members and friends of alcohol dependent individuals such as excessive care taking, boundaries, guilt, and shame. Meetings are at no cost, and no appointment is necessary to attend. The link above is to search for a meeting located in your area.

Central Diagnostic and Referral Services - (517) 337-7209 or (800) 342-0349
The CDRS is the central diagnostic and referral agent for Calhoun, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Lenewee and Shiawassee counties. The program provides chemical dependency screening and assessments, referrals to appropriate treatment, assistance with financial arrangements and monitoring of treatment progress and drug testing. 

Child and Family Charities - (517) 882-4000
Services Offered: Adolescent Outpatient, Adolescent Intensive Outpatient, Assessment, Student Assistance Program Screenings, and Family and Youth Outreach Program. Medicaid provider. 

Cristo Rey Community Center (CRCC) - (517) 372-4700
The purpose of (CRCC) is to serve the vulnerable populations within our community by offering need-based services with an emphasis on access to food, medical care and mental health services.

Mid-Michigan Recovery Services Inc. (MMRS Inc.) - (517) 887-0226
Mid-Michigan Recovery Services is Mid-Michigan’s Affiliate of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. We provide assessments, treatment and support services for people experiencing problems with alcohol or other drugs (substance use disorders). Offerings include information, education and treatment on an outpatient, intensive outpatient or long-term residential basis. We also provide Highway Safety Classes for those in need of educational/certification services connected with DUI, DWI as well as an active weekly Support Group for Friends and Families. We serve those with and without insurance. 

Mid-State Health Network (MSHN)- (517) 253-7525
Mid-State Health Network (MSHN) is the coordinating agency for all licensed and funded SUD treatment and prevention programs for our 21 County Region. Services are provided through programs under contract with MSHN.

Narcotics Anonymous, Capital Area
Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts. Started in 1947, the NA movement is one of the world's oldest and largest of its type, with nearly twenty thousand weekly meetings in seventy countries. The link above is for the Capital Area NA group, which has several meetings in the area every week.

Nicotine Anonymous
Nicotine Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women helping each other to live free of nicotine. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using nicotine. There are no dues or fees for Nicotine Anonymous membership; NA is self supporting through our own contributions. Nicotine Anonymous is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization or institution; does not engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any cause. Click the link above to search for a meeting in your area. 

The Glass House - (517) 887-0226
A long-term residential program for women with chronic chemical dependency including alcoholism and other drug addictions. This program is part of the continuum of services operated by the National Council on Alcoholism/Lansing Regional Area.

The Holden House - (517) 887-0226
A long-term residential program for men with chronic chemical dependency including alcoholism and other drug addictions. This program is part of the continuum of services operated by the National Council on Alcoholism/Lansing Regional Area. 

Gateway Youth Services - (517) 882-7217 or (887) 833-3689
A human service provider offering a wide range of services to families, adolescents, and young adults including: family, group or individual counseling, crisis intervention, parent education and support and emergency shelter. 

MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS)


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MSU Couple and Family Therapy Clinic

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MSU Psychological Clinic


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MSU Student Health Services (Olin Health Center, Health Education)


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MSU's Drug and Alcohol Policy

Important information regarding MSU's drug and alcohol policies.

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The Mid-South Substance Abuse Commission


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Child and Family Charities

517-882-4000 or 877-833-3689 (Crisis hotline)

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Cristo Rey Community Center (CRCC)


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National Council on Alcoholism/Lansing Regional Area (NCA/LRA)


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Gateway Youth Services

517-882-7217 or 887-833-3689

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