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Employee Relations

Alcohol and Other Drug Information

California State University, Northridge is fully committed to achieving the aims of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act Amendments of 1989

The creation and maintenance of a drug and alcohol-free campus depends on you. It is your responsibility to know and comply with the Drug-Free Campus Policy.

For further information see the Drug-Free Workplace Policy at: http://www-admn.csun.edu/vp/policies/125_admn_fin/500/540-50.pdf

It is the policy of California State University, Northridge to maintain a campus free of illicit drugs

It is expressly prohibited to unlawfully manufacture, use, sell, purchase, transfer, or possess dangerous drugs or narcotics, as those terms are used in the federal statutes. Campus regulations prohibit employees and students from being under the influence of alcohol or drugs while engaged in work or university sponsored activities on or off campus. This does not include the use of legally prescribed medication that does not adversely affect work ability, job performance, or the safety of the individual or others.

The Drug-Free Workplace Act requires that California State University, Northridge employees engaged in work on federal contracts or grants (including financial and work-study employment) abide by the above standard of conduct as a condition of employment.

Employees shall notify the Assistant Vice President of Human Resources of any criminal drug statute conviction which resulted from behavior in the workplace or while on university business no later than 5 days after the conviction. California State University, Northridge is required to notify the federal contracting/granting agency within 10 days of receiving such notice of conviction and to take appropriate corrective action.

Help is available for employees and students with alcohol and drug problems

Faculty and staff may contact the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at 818-677-6566 for confidential consultation regarding drug or alcohol abuse, or other personal problems at no cost to the employee or member of their immediate family. An assessment of the situation will be made and alternatives will be offered which are both appropriate and affordable. All employee health insurance plans include provisions for the treatment of alcohol and substance abuse problems.


WHERE TO GET HELP: CAMPUS RESOURCES

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP) (Faculty & Staff Only)
(818) 677-6566
UNIVERSITY COUNSELING SERVICES (Students Only)
(818) 677-2366 –TTY (818) 677-7834
KLOTZ HEALTH CENTER (Students Only)
(818) 677-3666 –TTY (818) 677-3692
VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS (Students Only)
(818) 677-2391

COMMUNITY BASED RESOURCES:

Employee Enrichment & Support Services Program