Resources

Student Health Center:
Benedictine College
Student Health Services
1201 North Second Street
Atchison, KS 66002

 

Counseling Center: The Counseling Center staff members are professionally trained and licensed to practice independently in the State of Kansas.

 

Kerry Marvin, M.A.
Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist
Counseling Center Director
913.360.7621

 

Jennifer Schmidt, M.A.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Counseling Center Asst. Director
913.360.7621

 

Grace Mulcahy, LSCSW
Licensed Professional
Senior Counselor
913.360.7621

 

The Alcohol/Drug Task Force is a group of students, faculty and staff who organize educational programs on substance use/abuse throughout the school year.  Also, this group serves as a campus clearinghouse for educational resources on substances and provide consultation to other interested parties.

 

Alcoholics Anonymous Hotline: 913-384-2770

 

Other Atchison area and Online Resources

 

 

The Sam Spady Foundation

The Sam Spady Foundation honors the memory of Samantha Spady, a 19-year old student at Colorado State University, who died of alcohol poisoning on September 5, 2004. Their mission is to educate parents and students on the dangers of alcohol, specifically high-risk consumption, and the signs and symptoms of alcohol poisoning.

 

College Drinking - Changing the Culture

This is a one-stop resource for comprehensive research-based information on issues related to alcohol abuse and binge drinking among college students.

 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

NIAAA is a part of the National Institutes of Health and is the lead U.S. agency supporting research on the causes, consequences, prevention, and treatment of alcohol-related problems.

 

Red Watch Band

Red Watch Band is designed to end alcohol overdose deaths by teaching students how to handle alcohol emergencies and summon professional help.

 

Rethinking Drinking

Rethinking Drinking is valuable, research-based information regarding alcohol and health; furthermore, it examines drinking habits and how that affects a person's health.