Oregon State University complies with the United States Drug-Free Schools and Campuses Act, the United States Drug-Free Workplace Act, Oregon Revised Statues 352.008, and OSSHE Administrative Rule 580-19-001. Annual distribution of drug-free campus and workplace information to employees and students is required by law.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

OSU provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) available to all employees with .50 FTE or greater appointments. Through this program, each employee is allowed up three visits per calendar year at no cost for evaluation, limited counseling, and referral. Employees who live and work elsewhere in the state are provided the same services in their local areas. All employee contact with the EAP is confidential.

EAP Contact: Cascade Centers, Inc., 1857 N.W. Kings Blvd., Corvallis OR. The phone number is 757-3013 in Corvallis, or 1-800-257-6291 for employees who live and work outside Corvallis.

12-Step Programs

OSU acknowledges the value of 12-step "anonymous’ programs in attaining and maintaining a drug-free lifestyle. Schedules of meetings for Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous, Al-anon, and other 12-step groups can be obtained from the Benton County Health Department, 530 N.W. 27th St., 766-6835.

Time Off for Treatment

Employees seeking treatment for substance abuse may be eligible for time off work through the Federal Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Contact an Employee Relations Staff Member.