Virginia Tech Alcohol and Drug Policy

  • Virginia Tech Alcohol Policy: No. 1015
  • Virginia Tech Policy on a Drug-Free University: No. 1020
  • Virginia Tech Biennial Review of Drug and Alcohol Policies and Programs: June 2012
  • Virginia Drug Penalties
  • Federal Trafficking Penalties: DEA

Counseling Services

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is part of Virginia Tech's health benefit plan. Services are provided to employees who seek assistance with substance abuse.

If you need assistance or just someone to talk to, the Hokie Wellness team is available to help you.

  • Call Hokie Wellness at 540-231-9331, or send an email to, to speak to a wellness team member.
  • Hokie Wellness can schedule a confidential, individual appointment with you or connect you to an EAP provider.

The Family Therapy Center of Virginia Tech offers low-cost, high quality psychotherapy and counseling to thousands of couples, families and individuals. Therapists specialize in working with couples, families and individuals in emotional distress. 540-231-7201.

Psychological Services Center at Virginia Tech offers a variety of mental health services to any member of the community. Our assessment and treatment techniques are empirically supported to be effective and safe. The PSC charges for services on a sliding scale. 540-231-6914.

New River Valley Community Services provides information concerning community based mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services. 540-961-8400.

Services include:

  • Outpatient Short-Term Counseling Services: Staff provides psychotherapy, education, crisis intervention and case management to clients with a wide variety of mental health and substance abuse problems.
  • Stepping Stones - Intensive Outpatient Services: This program is designed to provide what an individual would get in terms of education and therapy from a traditional residential substance abuse program while allowing the person to stay at home and continue with his or her regular job or school.
  • After Care and Relapse Prevention: This service provides education and treatment to individuals who have a history of relapsing. Most of the service is provided in a group format but individual sessions are included.
  • New Life Recovery Center (Residential Substance Abuse Services): The residential rehabilitation services at New Life Recovery Center provide treatment for addicted individuals in a residential environment so they can be removed from the situations in which they are most likely to relapse, at a time when they are the most vulnerable.

There are AA meetings in the Blacksburg area every day.