To all faculty, staff and students,
Please take note of the alcohol and drug abuse policy of Forrest College.
DRUG FREE WORK FORCE AND SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT
It is the policy of the College that all employees and students are prohibited from participating in the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing, possession, or use of a controlled substance or alcohol on the premises of the College or any College-related facility or activity. Any employee doing so will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination. Any student doing so will be subject to action up to and including permanent dismissal from the College. These students or employees will be subject to referral for prosecution.
As a condition for continued employment or enrollment, the College will require employees or students who may be found to be in non-compliance with its alcohol and drug abuse policy to participate satisfactorily in a drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation program approved by a federal, state, or local health or law enforcement agency or any other appropriate agency.
A description of the applicable legal sanctions under local or state law for the unlawful possession or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol is available for your review from the following websites. A list of any drug or alcohol counseling, treatment, rehabilitation, or re-entry programs that are available to employees or students is available on the websites. A description of legal sanctions under federal law for the unlawful possession or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol is also available as well as descriptions of health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol.
Reference these websites:
Links to relevant brochures that can be viewed online or downloaded and printed from the College website, www.forrestcollege.edu, are available to students, faculty, and staff.
- For further information concerning drug abuse assistance or rehabilitation programs, open and view or download these brochures “Directory of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services,” and “Services Available in South Carolina.”
- For further information concerning applicable legal sanctions under local or state law for the unlawful possession or distribution of illicit drugs and alcohol, open and view or download this brochure, “What Are You Prepared To Lose Brochure – Current Offenses-.”
- For further information regarding health risks associated with the use of illicit drugs and the abuse of alcohol, open and view or download these brochures: “Clearing the Smoke” and “Healthy Babies The Time to Stop is Now.”
- For further information and assistance concerning DUI and BUI, open and view or download these brochures “Education and Treatment Services for Individuals Charged with DUI, BUI and Related Offenses..”
- Two additional resources are available, “The Bridge Brochure – Successful Transitions for Adolescents,” and “The Governor’s Comprehensive Strategy for Youth Substance Abuse Prevention.” You can open and view or download these brochures.
- Fact sheets are available to answer common questions about a variety of topics: Alcohol, Cocaine, Heroin, HIV-AIDS, Inhalents, Marijuana, PCP and Tobacco .
- Drug profiles provide information about common drugs of abuse, including their brand or common names, duration of effects, possible effects and withdrawal symptoms. http://www.daodas.state.sc.us/drug_profiles.asp